India and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation in field of cybersecurity

News: Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation(MoC) in the field of cybersecurity between India and Japan. Facts: Aim: The Memorandum of Cooperation(MoC) will enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest which in­clude:  Capacity building in the area of cyberspace Protection of critical infrastructure Cooperation in emerging technologies Sharing information… Continue reading India and Japan sign Memorandum of Cooperation in field of cybersecurity

CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team)

News:CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) has decided to conduct a security audit of COVID-19 data in the wake of Cyber security threats. Facts: CERT-In was established in 2004 as a functional organisation of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Objectives: Preventing cyber attacks against the country’s cyber space. Responding to cyber attacks and… Continue reading CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team)

Steps Taken to Deal with Cyber Crime and Cyber Security

Minister of State for Home Affairs has informed the Parliament about the steps taken by the Government to deal with Cyber Crime and Cyber Security. The Government has launched the online cybercrime reporting portal to enable complainants to report complaints pertaining to Child Pornography or sexually explicit content.  The Central Government has also rolled out… Continue reading Steps Taken to Deal with Cyber Crime and Cyber Security

Cyber Coordination Centre

Minister of State for Home Affairs has informed the Rajya Sabha about the Cyber Coordination Centre(CyCord) portal. Cyber Coordination Centre (CyCord) portal was launched by Prime Minister in 2018 at DGPs/IGPs Conference. It as a one-stop platform for sharing all cyber related matters amongst Law Enforcement Agencies(LEAs),government organizations and other stakeholders. The primary objective of… Continue reading Cyber Coordination Centre

A policy on AI, cyber security on the cards

A member of NITI Aayog has said that it has come up with a policy on artificial intelligence (AI) and cyber security. The policy would be taken up in the Union Cabinet soon. AI refers to the ability of machines to perform cognitive tasks like thinking, perceiving, learning, problem solving and decision making. Cyber security… Continue reading A policy on AI, cyber security on the cards