Indian Gov coming up with National Cyber Security Strategy 2020
India is having largest manpower in the word including all sectors but changing of the market from offline to online (Internet) creates cyber security challenges. All sector including Hospital, Finance, Retail, Government, IT, are making services accessible online anytime anywhere which increased the Cyber Crimes. By increasing Cyber Threats, India has appointed First CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) under NCCC (National Cyber Coordination Center) in 2019. Which will be responsible to for cyber space and e-surveillance agencies. Also work on security policies and mange cyber security more effectively. CISO will coordinates with center to mitigate the cyber threats and handle national security. NCCC is also working with other security intelligence agencies.
India is having 2nd large number of Mobile users Wiki and launching of Digital India campaigning by PM Modi, has increased the dependency of internet use. India is in most affected country in the top 10 and also targeted for cyber attack in 2020 as per report says.
There are many challenges which India facing right now-
- People Awareness for cyber security
- Lack of security in devices used for internet
- Centralized approach for any cyber mitigation
National Cyber Security Strategy 2020
India’s Nation security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval said, India has spiked 500 percent of Cyber crimes in India. He claimed Limited Awareness and Poor cyber hygiene. Center is coming up with National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 which envisions a safe, secure, trusted, resilient and vibrant cyberspace for India’s prosperity. “The National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 has focused on all areas of cybersecurity through its three pillars,” Ajit Doval said. “