089 - Role of Media and Social Networking Sites in Internal Security Challenges

India is vulnerable to cyber threats and has devised various policies to secure its cyberspace. However, there are several lacunae that need to be addressed to make India safe from cyber threats. Critically examine.

India has 14500km of boundary including 7500km of maritime international borders, faced by a variety of security threats. Also, recent rise in cyber-attacks poses a new frontier. India: Geostrategic instability & cyber-threats: Western borders – Radicalization & militant infiltration. Funding of cyber-terrorism in India. E.g. Radicalization of youth via social media in J&K. Eastern borders ..

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Keeping in view, the complex and new forms of security threats emerging in recent times, discuss how technology is a major stakeholder in addressing the internal security challenges of India.

Globalization and fourth Industrial Revolution have given rise to new and complex forms of internal security challenges, calling for a harmonious mix of both man and machine to combat them. Man and machine both have an important role in national security. Technology – a major stakeholder in internal security: Reaching terrains where men can’t g. ..

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The national security architecture needs to be robust enough to deal with present and evolving threats. Elaborating the statement, discuss the recent steps for modernizing national security architecture.

The National Security Architecture (NSA) needs to be robust to deal with ever-increasing challenges of internal and external security threats. India borders hostile neighbors and has border disputes with two nuclear-powered Nations. Internal security threats include challenges of homegrown terror outfits like JeM, SIMI, Indian Mujahideen, etc; insurgent groups like ULFA, NSCN-K, etc; the threat ..

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What are the findings in report on disinformation campaigns released by the Computational Propaganda project?

A comprehensive report on disinformation campaigns released by the Computational Propaganda Project at Oxford. The methodology involved news reporting analysis, a secondary literature review of public archives and scientific reports, drafting country case studies, and expert consultations. Findings of the report India was among a small bunch of seven countries along with China, Iran, Pakistan, ..

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The lack of nuances on social media arises from the limitations of the medium itself. Comment.

The biggest truth of the public life in this age is that it is wired via social media which is replete with abuse, insinuation, etc. Many people who have been known to be kind and generous often take on special online personalities which are as bad as being malicious. Latter is facilitated by the complex ..

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How social media acts as a threat to the internal security of India? Suggest ways which can help government to check anti-India activities on social media.

India is witnessing rapid penetration of internet and also social media. But lack of digital literacy together with secure cyberspace has not only jeopardized Individual privacy but also internal security of the country. Social media as a threat to national security Terrorist Organisations With increasing vigilance terrorist organisations are using social media as a tool ..

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