Govt Launches “Cyber Surakshit Bharat” Initiative To Strengthen Cyber Security

The founding partners of the consortium are leading IT companies, Intel, Redhat and Dimension Data for the initiative which is the first public-private partnership of its kind.

The government has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative in partnership with giant tech companies.

Organisations such as Cert-In, NIC, NASSCOM and the FIDO Alliance, CISCO and consultancy firms Deloitte and EY are knowledge partners for the Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative.

The primary objective of Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative is to keep our data safe and protected. The best brains in both the government and corporate sector must come together to ensure a safe a secure cyberspace. I am happy that today we have CISOs in many institutions, we have them in as many as 60 ministries and departments of the government of India; 230 banks and 45 other financial institutions have CISOs to protect their data and systems. We must not forget that there is a bunch of smart individuals out there who are trying to steal our data, and to outsmart them we all have to work together towards building a robust cyber security system that keeps all these confidential information protected.” Added Shri. Alphons.

Honourable Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Tourism (Independent Charge) said, “The government has launched the Cyber Surakshit Bharat, with a primary objective to keep our data safe and protected. The best brains in both the government and corporate sector must come together to ensure a safe a secure cyberspace.” He added that today there are CISOs in many institutions including in as many as 60 ministries and departments of the government of India; 230 banks and 45 other financial institutions. “We must not forget that there is a bunch of smart individuals out there who are trying to steal our data, and to outsmart them we all have to work together towards building a robust cyber security system that keeps all these confidential information protected,” added Alphons.

The initiative will include an awareness programme on the importance of cybersecurity; a series of workshops on best practices and enablement of the officials with cybersecurity health toolkits to manage and mitigate cyber threats.

 

Credit: IndiaTimes

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