On April 16, 2020, the Cyber Coordination Centre (CyCord) operating under Ministry of Home Affairs red flagged Zoom application. The Home Ministry has issued guidelines to use the Zoom platform. Highlights The Home Ministry has red flagged the Zoom application ..
Russian President Vladimir Putin on 2 May 2019 signed into law a “sovereign internet” bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country’s internet. The move expands Government Control of Internet, is being publicly denounced by all rights groups ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
According to recent report by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), maximum number of cyber-attacks on official Indian websites are from China, US and Russia. The report was forwarded to National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and other security agencies. It ..
The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched first NIC-CERT, a setup of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to prevent and predict cyber-attacks on government utilities. It was launched by Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & ..
India has been ranked 23rd out of 165 nations in the second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security. The Index has been released by the UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Salient Highlights India has ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified that banks will have to bear the full liability in the event of any security breach or compromise in the authorised card network. Banks issuing the cards will offer the ‘payment authentication ..