The new challenges in Cyber Security, increasing number of cybercrimes and newer sophisticated cyber threats on the Internet, targeted against individuals and establishments have necessitated expertise of professionals from major IT firms for information transfer and technology updation for the Police. Training by the IT sector is also needed for law enforcement agencies as technology gets updated in no time.
The State Police Chief has forwarded a project proposal for the establishment of a Hi-Tech Center for cyber security and innovations in Kerala Police.The proposasl envisages to implement the project in such a way that the IT industry will contribute in terms of expertise, manpower, hardware, software, training, etc on a pro-bono basis. Based on a proposal by Kerala State Police Chief submitted to the Govt. of Kerala, the Home Department, Govt. of Kerala has issued an order vide G.O (Ms.) No.167/2014/Home dated 22/08/2014 for setting up of "Cyber Dome" as the Centre for Cyber Security and Innovations for Kerala Police.