Cyber-security Current Affairs, GK & News

Australia Online Safety Bill

Australia’s Online Safety Act has come into effect from January 23, 2022. The act was passed in July 2021. Highlights The act allows adults to report cases of online bullying in Australia, to the eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant. With this act, the eSafety commissioner is empowered to order social media websites to take down ..

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cOcOn 2021- Kerala Police’s Cyber security and hacking conference

Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat, is set to inaugurate cOcOn 2021 on November 12, 2021. What is cOcOn 2021? cOcOn 2021 is the annual cyber security and hacking conference. It is organised by the Kerala Police. Conference will showcase two days of pre-conference workshops, on November 10 and November 11. Main conference will be ..

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MEITY: Deep Dive Online Training Programme

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) is organising the “Deep Dive Online Training Programme” with the aim of strengthening cyber security ecosystem in India. Key Points This is week-long training programme, which is being organised for Chief Information Security officers (CISO) along with Technical Heads, Departments & organisations from central & state governments, front-line ..

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US Colonial Pipeline Attack

The Colonial Pipeline company transports about 45% of petrol and diesel in the east coast of US. It was forced to shut down after a cyber attack by a group called “Darkside”. The pipeline originates in the Texas and carries gasoline to the South eastern states of the US. Following the attack, the US President ..

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Online Portal: For trusted telecom gear makers

The Government of India recently launched an online portal to procure telecom gears from “trusted sources”. The sources to be listed in the portal are to be identified by the highest cybersecurity offices in the country. About the Portal The portal will list all the trusted companies and their gears. This will help the telecom ..

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