Cybersecurity Current Affairs, GK & News

National Cyber Security Incident Response Exercise (NCX India)

The National Cyber Security Incident Response Exercise (NCX India) is being organized by the National Security Council Secretariat for government officials and critical sector organizations with the aim of strengthening the cyber posture of the country. Overview: On 18th April 2022, the National Cyber Security Incident Response Exercise was inaugurated by National Security Advisor Ajit ..

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CSC Yogyata Mobile Application

The Common Service Centre operating under the Ministry of Electronics and IT recently launched the Yogyata Mobile Application. The main objective of the application is to provide skill development opportunities to the youths in the rural areas. About the app The app will offer courses in 3D printing, CAD, cybersecurity and several other IT tools. ..

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Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022

The World Economic Forum recently published the Global Cyber security Outlook 2022. Key Findings In 2021, the ransom ware attacks have increased by 151%. Each organization faced 270 cyber-attacks on an average. A successful organization that breached cyber-attacks spent 3.6 million USD. 59% of the cyber leaders believe that there is not difference between cyber ..

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India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill 2021

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Department of Telecommunications operating under the Ministry of Communications conducted a Joint Cyber Drill 2021. What is the India – ITU Joint Cyber Drill? The cyber drill was conducted for the Critical Network Infrastructure operators of India. The Critical Network Infrastructure are the systems, assets and networks that ..

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Amazon CEO to join White House cybersecurity meeting

Apple Inc CEO, Tim Cook and Microsoft Corp Chief Executive, Satya Nadella are set to attend White House cybersecurity meeting. Key Points Amazon Inc Chief Executive, Andy Jassy will join tech executives with President Joe Biden at a White House meeting on August 24, 2021. In the meeting, they will discuss efforts by private companies ..

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China drafts cyber-security industry plan

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has drafted a cyber-security industry plan. Key Points It is a three-year action plan to develop China’s cyber-security industry. China’s cyber-security is estimated to be worth more than 250 billion yuan ($38.6 billion) by 2023. This draft plan was formulated as Chinese authorities have step up efforts towards ..

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