Cyber Warfare: India Formulating National Cybersecurity Strategy

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New Delhi, 4th August 2021: The Government of India is formulating the National cybersecurity strategy, which is in the final stages of approval, Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt today informed the Lok Sabha.


“Government has approved the establishment of Defence Cyber Agency, under the aegis of Ministry of Defence. This agency is now fully functional. To mitigate cyber threats, all three Services have established their respective Cyber Emergency Response Teams (CERT)”, the minister said.


He further added, “There have been repeated attempts by various cyber threat actors to target our various sectors. However, measures are being taken to detect and deter these threats.


Adequate safeguards have been instituted in the form of Cyber Audits, Physical Checks and Policy Guidelines to ensure a robust cyber posture of armed forces.”