Page-5 of GS-III: Cyber Security in India

Critically examine the major issues around regulation of Cloud services and Cloud service providers in India.

Cloud computing refers to the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on internet to store, manage and process data, rather than using local server.Its use has been on rise as it provides great platform to scale reach of different educational, healthcare and financial services, governance due to cost benefit, mobility and infinite ..


Critically discuss India's preparedness to tackle the threats posed by ransomware and state-sponsored cyber attacks.

In the era of computer dependent society, cyber attacks are the use of cyber space to cripple the information infrastructure of a country. For example, Ransomware which is a type of malicious software used to block access to a computer system until a ransom money is paid.As per experts most Indian homes are vulnerable to ..


The introduction of Sections 70A and 70B in IT Act, 2000 had brought in some corrective measures in India's cyber security establishments. Few years down the line, do you think that these measures have been implemented in letter and spirit? Discuss critically.

Section 70A of the IT Act 2000 mentions about National Nodal Agency with respect to Critical Information Infrastructure Protection. Section 70B of the IT Act 2000 mentions about the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team which shall serve as the national agency for cyber security. In the light of the above two provisions, India has made ..