NetClean invited to speak in New Delhi

NetClean invited to speak in New Delhi
11 July, 2017 NetClean
NEWS 2017/07/11

NetClean invited to speak in New Delhi

At the recent three-day ECPAT International South Asia Regional training event in New Dehli, India, the Head of NetClean, Anna Borgström, was invited to represent the private sector as a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator.

The conference was aimed at members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), and featured member delegates from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, The Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

One key focus of the conference was the six identified areas of WePROTECT’s Model National Response. The workshop that Anna Borgström facilitated was aimed at mapping this model against existing capacities in the countries represented at the conference, and identifying any gaps between the two. Another key focus was looking at solutions that prevent and combat online child sexual exploitation where technology plays a central role.

Leaving New Dehli, Anna Borgström summarized her impressions:

Nepal concluded the Preventing and Responding to Online Child Sexual Exploitation training for the SAARC countries with the words “The holiday period of internet is over for us, we need solutions and programmes to help our children stay safe”.

I leave New Delhi feeling humble towards the people I have met and the work that they do. Speaking with delegates from countries like Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka that despite everything else that’s going on in their countries have a firm commitment to prevent and respond to Online Child Sexual Exploitation, leaves me with hope for a brighter future.

Others also read

May09
NetClean Strengthens Leadership Team with Appointment of CFO
NetClean Strengthens Leadership Team with Appointment of CFO

NetClean, the fast-growing Swedish software company that provides products to detect and block Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) in corporate IT environments, further strengthens its leadership team.

Apr01
When the threat comes from inside
When the threat comes from inside

Insider threats are becoming a burning issue for organizations globally, as a single act of an employee could cost a fortune for the company’s security. Employees with a sexual interest in children are posing a great risk for any company.

Feb17
Is Child Sexual Abuse seen as a “soft crime”​ by businesses?
Is Child Sexual Abuse seen as a “soft crime”​ by businesses?

Is certain misuse of company assets perceived as less risk to the IT security due to the nature of the crime? Are they being overlooked simply because they are considered to be “soft crimes”?

Jan18
An elevated risk for businesses as new data shows the worst year on record for child sexual abuse online
An elevated risk for businesses as new data shows the worst year on record for child sexual abuse online

The COVID-19 pandemic is like a perfect storm for perpetrators. Lockdowns have had a major impact on both children and adults as they have spent more time online, and the result is a dramatic increase in online child sexual abuse crime. Now we know that by fact.