SME Times News Bureau | 30 May, 2018
of State for Electronics and IT S. S. Ahluwalia on
cautioned against indiscreet use of the internet as it was fraught
with grave threats of cyber-attacks, thereby depriving the user
of precious data and loss of privacy.
conference on Homeland Security-2018 on the theme 'Cyber Crime
Management', in association with Vivekananda International
Foundation, Ahluwalia advised self-regulation and exercise of
utmost care in uploading and downloading information from the Net as
any indiscretion would lead to involuntarily aiding the cyber
criminals in their malicious intent.
this context, he called for training people and creating
professionals trained in ethical hacking to counter the designs of
the cyber criminals.
the occasion, Minister Ahluwalia released the FICCI-EY report on
'Confronting the New-Age Cybercriminal: Disrupting the web of crime'.
Cyber Security Coordinator, National Security Council Secretariat,
Mr. Gulsan Rai, called
upon industry professionals to put their heads together to design a
framework and systems to test whether the processes were resulting in
doing the job efficiently.
underlined the need for government, industry and other stakeholders
to come together to evolve standards and guidelines on the use of
systems to ward off cyber-attacks and create internal security
systems to suit the country's needs.