Pune: In a proactive approach to tackle the growing menace of cybercrime, the Pune Police have embraced the use of animated videos as a powerful tool to educate and create awareness among citizens. Recognizing the effectiveness of visual storytelling, the police force has taken this innovative step to bridge the knowledge gap and empower individuals with the necessary information to protect themselves in the digital realm.
The rise of cybercrime has posed significant challenges for the police force, and Pune is no exception. As criminals become increasingly sophisticated in their methods, it has become imperative for police departments to adopt creative and engaging strategies to communicate with the public effectively.
The Pune Police have realized that animated videos serve as an ideal medium to simplify complex concepts and convey essential cybercrime prevention techniques.
These animated videos, designed and developed by a team of experts in collaboration with the police force, cover a wide range of topics related to cyber threats.
The visually appealing videos utilize vibrant colors, engaging characters, and relatable scenarios to captivate viewers’ attention and ensure a lasting impact. By employing storytelling techniques, the police aim to not only inform but also evoke an emotional response, making the information more memorable and actionable for the audience.
The content of these videos covers various aspects of cybercrime, including phishing scams, identity theft, online fraud, social media security, and safe internet browsing practices.
The Pune Police have carefully curated the information, ensuring it remains up-to-date and relevant to the evolving tactics employed by cybercriminals. By providing practical tips and guidance, the animated videos empower individuals to safeguard their personal information and take preventive measures against cyber threats.
Pune City Police Commissioner Ritesh Kumar said, “As we all know cyber criminals are operating through various social media platforms. Hence to educate people we have decided to educate people and make them aware about such crimes.’’
Videos on sextortion, fraud loan applications were posted by Pune city police twitter handle. Police said that more such videos will be posted in the near future to create awareness among the people.