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Ravi Shankar Prasad launches first NIC-CERT to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, has launched the first NIC-CERT in New Delhi to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities. The NIC-CERT is a setup of National Informatics Centre. It has been setup with an objective of creating a comprehensive framework that integrates ..

5th edition of Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS)

The 5th edition of Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) has inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Cyber for All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development”. The main objective of the conference is to have mutual understanding of latest practices ..

New Delhi hosts 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team Conference

The 15th edition of Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference has started in New Delhi with theme “Building Trust in the Digital Economy” from November 12-15, 2017. It is organized by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. This is the first ever ..

Foreign telecom equipment serving critical networks must be banned: Panel

Inter-ministerial panel in its report has recommended ban on use of foreign telecom equipments for all critical networks. The panel supported 100% domestic sourcing of such equipments. Objective: The move was taken due to apprehension over intrusion and control of vital cyber networks by foreign countries like China which can compromise with the security of ..

Cyberactivism in India- T.M. Ladwa

Activism has long been the mobilization of people for political rights, fighting the social issues like suppression, untouchability, racism, fascism, poverty, hunger, environmental degradation, terrorism or any other issue which is concerned to mankind or environment as a whole. The strength of this activism is the collectivism and awareness which has brought many social change ..

Iran Reports substantial damage due to FLAME

Iran reported substantial damage and huge data lost due to malicious software dubbed as Flame. It could be 3rd most powerful virus after Stuxnet and Duqu viruses. Largest number of infected machines is in Iran, followed by the Israel/Palestine, then Sudan and Syria. What is Flame? Flame is a complex data stealing Virus that contains ..

Govt constituted Task Force on National Security submits report to PM

The Task Force, constituted by the government to review the working of the national security, presented its report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Task Force headed by Naresh Chandra Why this task force was constituted? To review existing processes, procedures and practices in the national security system To suggest measures to strengthen the national security ..