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India Speeding Up Formation Of Tri Service Cyber Command For Armed Forces Of India

India has been working in the direction of establishing a Tri Service Cyber Command for Armed Forces of India since 2013. In the year 2014, India government reiterated its commitment to form the cyber command but again no concrete steps … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Framework For Indian Banks Prescribed By Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)

Cyber security in India is never given a priority and this is the reason why we have no robust and resilient cyber security infrastructure in India. Banking sector of India is no different from other businesses or industries. Cyber security … Continue reading

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RBI Decides To Set Up An IT Subsidiary To Deal With Cyber Crimes And Cyber Security Related Issues

India is treading on the digital highway and very soon most of the public services would be delivered through use of information and communication technologies (ICT). This is clear from the enthusiastic implementation of Digital India project that needs some … Continue reading

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Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Of SEBI To Address Cyber Security Issues As Well

Cyber security has become a priority issue for stakeholders’ around the world. Though governments are slow to adapt to cyber security requirements yet there is no escape from the necessity to have a robust and resilient cyber security infrastructure. India … Continue reading

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Grid Security Expert System (GSES) Of India Proposed To Ensure Cyber Security Of Power Grids

Present days critical infrastructures are connected to information and communication technology (ICT) for portability, convenience and remote control purposes. Although this process brings many advantages yet this usage of ICT for critical infrastructures also exposes them for potential cyber attacks. … Continue reading

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Hacked USB Can Damage Computer’s Circuit And Crucial Components

USBs have been used for long to infect systems and to steal data. This is done by first infecting the concerned USB with a customised malware and then running the same on the target computer or system. Wherever physical access … Continue reading

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PMO Appoints Dr. Gulshan Rai As The First Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Of India

India has been pushing for delivery of public services through e-governance for long. However, India failed to consider the cyber security aspects of e-governance and this is a dangerous situation. When everything is connected to the Internet or cyberspace, the … Continue reading

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Indian Govt Enforces Ban On Private E-Mails For Official Communications

E-mails are important mode of communications these days. With the increasing webspace most of us also store crucial data, information and documents in our e-mail accounts. Obviously the access to these information and documents is available to the e-mail service … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Mobile Communications Security Is Much Better Than India

Intercept has recently published an article describing that U.S. and British spies hacked into the internal network of Gemalto in 2010 that is one of the largest manufacturers of SIM cards in the world. They stole the encryption keys used … Continue reading

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Lenovo Accused Of Pre Installing Adware In Laptops Compromising Their Security

Spyware and malicious software has become a big nuisance for companies and individuals alike. While these companies and individuals can ensure cyber security as per their best judgment yet they have little control over pre installed malware and malicious software … Continue reading

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