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Mega Thread - Indian Cyber Security & Attacks

Discussion in 'Indian Military Doctrine' started by PARIKRAMA, Jun 29, 2017.

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    Data of RBI, EPFO And DRDO Compromised, Says Cyber Security Firm Seqrite

    New Delhi, October 3: A cybersecurity firm Seqrite Cyber Intelligence Labs revealed the data of several important government and private organisations appeared to be compromised by a hacker. In a startling revelation, the company said it is investigating the breach with its partner seQtree InfoServices.

    • The company said the hacker had advertised for selling the data of organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation.
    • The company found the data has been breached through India’s National Internet Registry.
    • The breach may also affect the registration of IP addresses of many organisations.
    The company said the hacker had advertised for selling the data of organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation. It also added the hacker had advertised access to the servers and database dump of an unspecified Internet Registry.

    After a detailed investigation, the company found the data has been breached through India’s National Internet Registry: IRINN (Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers). IRINN comes under NIXI (National Internet Exchange of India). The breach may also affect the registration of IP addresses of many organisations.

    The company said, “[its] team then contacted the actor (hacker) for further details, posing as an interested buyer. Initially the actor was not willing to disclose the name of affected Internet Registry, however, later he agreed to share a small sample of email list from the allegedly compromised database.”

    It also added, “In the sample, the team noticed email address of a prominent Indian technology firm and another email address was from the Indian government. Then the team asked for complete/extensive emails list. Eventually, the actor agreed to share a text file containing the emails of users/organizations affected, allegedly from the compromised database(s). The text file contained a list of approx. 6000 emails.”

    The company warned if the hacker gets an interested buyer, then attack on the system could disrupt Internet IP allocation and in-turn the complete Internet in India.
     
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    India is quietly preparing a cyber warfare unit to fight a new kind of enemy

    Recently, Pakistani hackers compromised 10 Indian websites which included National Aeronautics, Army Institute of Management and Technology, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Army Institute of Management, and the Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences. The hacker group — Pakistan Haxor Crew — claimed the action was to avenge the defacement of the Pakistan Railways website by an Indian hacker and to show solidarity with Kashmiris. Last year, reports emerged in Australia that the entire design plans that reveal the capability of India’s Scorpene submarine fleet were leaked. The design plans were leaked apparently from French manufacturer DCNS that is the designer of the system. According to reports, more than 22,000 pages of plans had been leaked.
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    An IIT Kanpur study shared with Parliament’s Committee on Finance this year said attacks from the ‘Equation group’ — which a WikiLeaks reports said was a clandestine CIA and NSA programme — infected India’s telecom and military sectors and research institutes. The government is finally reacting to the threat with a plan to create a new tri-service agency for cyber warfare. The Defence Cyber Agency will work in coordination with the National Cyber Security Advisor. It will have more than 1,000 experts who will be distributed into a number of formations of the Army, Navy and IAF. According to reports, the new Defence Cyber Agency will have both offensive and defensive capacity. The Defence Cyber Agency is seen as a precursor of a cyber command. After reports that Russia meddled in the US elections by hacking machines and creating propaganda on the internet and the recent ransomware and other cyber attacks being attributed to North Korea, cyber warfare is gaining importance.
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    According to experts, North Koreans have developed an advanced cyber program that steals hundreds of millions of dollars and can trigger global havoc. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju admitted last month that there was a huge gap in India’s capability and capacity when it came to cyber warfare and it was imperative to narrow down this difference to discourage cyber attackers. China has already developed strong cyber warfare capacity. The next war may well have to be fought on the internet where a country’s vital networks and infrastructure would be on target that will create bigger disruption that actual wars. Equally important is cyber propaganda. During the Doklam conflict, China tried its best to unleash cyber propaganda on India and indulged in complex psy-ops. A Defence Cyber Agency could be the first step the government plans to for critical infrastructure and military networks that are increasingly becoming dependent on the Internet, thus increasing vulnerabilities.
     
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    Hackers from China break into secret Indian government video chat

    NEW DELHI: A high-profile government meeting last month involving video chat via satellite was compromised by Chinese hackers. The link was in the control of hackers for almost 4-5 minutes before a counter-offensive was launched to neutralise it, sources said.

    The Chinese link was traced by an Indian cyber patrolling team. It is yet to be ascertained whether a group of state actors were involved or a gang of cybercriminals carried out the operation.

    “The message from the hackers was clear: they could turn the tap anytime they want due to our lax cybersecurity apparatus. The way Chinese hackers hooked up to the most sophisticated and secret link is shocking and shows they could easily exploit vulnerabilities and disrupt critical infrastructure,” the sources told Express.

    This newspaper accessed the note from the Intelligence Bureau (IB), India’s domestic spy agency, which has warned the government against increasing instances of cyber espionage. “There is no let-up in targeting of a large number of Indian computers for data pilferage. Whereas government has taken several steps to address security concerns emanating from cyberspace, sources of threats to Indian cyberspace have become varied and unrelenting,” the IB note said.
     
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    Ministry of Electronics & IT
    20-November, 2017 14:22 IST
    Aadhaar Data is Never Breached or Leaked: UIDAI

    The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) responding to a news report, appeared in certain section of media on “210 Government sites made Aadhaar info public” as if Aadhaar data is leaked or breached, has said that such report is a skewed presentation of the facts and poses as if the Aadhaar data is breached or leaked which is not the true presentation. UIDAI said in a statement here that the Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure and there has been no data leak or breach at UIDAI.


    UIDAI said that this said data on these websites was placed in public domain as a measure of proactive disclosure under RTI Act by these government and institutional websites which included beneficiaries’ name, address, bank account, and other details including Aadhaar number and was collected from the third party/users for various welfare schemes. It was this collected info which had been displayed in the public domain under RTI Act. There was no breach or leakage of Aadhaar data from UIDAI database or server as has been aired by the said report.


    UIDAI said that acting promptly on this, UIDAI and Ministry of Electronics & IT had directed the concerned Government departments/ministries to immediately remove it from their websites and ensure that such violation do not occur in future. Certain other measures were also taken at various levels to ensure that such incidents of display of Aadhaar numbers do not take place. Following UIDAI’s action such data were removed from these websites immediately. However, the news presented the facts in a skewed manner and misleads readers as if Aadhaar data has been leaked or breached at 210 websites posing Aadhaar security is vulnerable.


    UIDAI reiterated that Aadhaar security systems are best of the international standards and Aadhaar data is fully secure. There has been no breach or leakage of Aadhaar data at UIDAI. Also, the Aadhaar numbers which were made public on the said websites do not pose any real threat to the people as biometric information is never shared and is fully secure with highest encryption at UIDAI and mere display of demographic information cannot be misused without biometrics.


    UIDAI clarified that Aadhaar number is not a secret number. It is to be shared with authorized agencies when an Aadhaarholder wishes to avail a certain service or benefit of government welfare scheme/s or other services. But that does not mean that the proper use of Aadhaar number poses a security or financial threat. Also, mere availability of Aadhaar number will not be a security threat or will not lead to financial/other fraud, as for a successful authentication fingerprint or iris of individual is also required. Further all authentications happen in presence of personnel of respective service provider which further add to the security of the system.


    Furthermore, UIDAI security system has people’s participatory security system like Biometric Lock facility available at UIDAI portal which any Aadhaarholder can use to put his/her own lock on one’s biometric by visiting UIDAI’s official website www.uidai.gov.in.
     
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    21-November, 2017 12:54 IST
    GCCS 2017
    Day 1 of The Curtain Raiser sets the tone for the mega event

    · Winnesr of the Ideathon Challenge hosted by State Bank of India felicitated

    · GCCS 2017 set to begin from 23rd November, inaugural session to be addressed by the honorable Prime Minister of India – Shri. Narendra Modi


    An action packed week leading to the Global Conference on Cyberspace 2017, kicked off today with a 2 day Curtain Raiser. The first day of the curtain raiser began with the 36-hour challenge in the Grand Finale of the Global Cyber Challenge called Peace-a-thon, one of the major highlights of the GCCS 2017. The Global Cyber Challenge is one of the major GCCS 2017 event conducted with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center (NCIIPC), MyGov, Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) and Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) as collaborators.


    The open challenge to computer wizards, hosted by top Universities worldwide for competing in a Hackathon and an Appathon had 15 top winning teams and the CTF winners competing for the top honor that would be closed at 2100 hours on the second day (21st November) of the Curtain Raiser. The open Cyber Challenge has attracted millions of registered users of MyGov, professionals and tens of thousands of scholars/students from Premier Institutions.


    As a side event to the Hackathon Grand Finale, the State Bank of India also hosted Ideathon, wherein ideas to strengthen their soon-to-be launched app YONO (You Only Need One) were invited from the participants. The top three ideas were recognized with a prizemoney worth INR. 25,000, INR. 15,000 and INR. 10,000 and two consolation prizes worth INR. 5,000 each. The prizes were transferred to the individual winners’ bank accounts through BHIM UPI App, in the presence of Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, President & CEO, NeGD and Mr. Mrityunjay Mahapatra, CIO, SBI.


    Session on Digital Policy - Key Imperatives:

    NASSCOM and DSCI hosted a half-day session on Digital Policy that covered topics of relevance from policy angle and deliberate on the role of stakeholders in the changing landscape. The event saw diverse set of speakers and participation from range of stakeholders.


    The multi stakeholder discussion examined issues from varied perspectives, allow better understanding and more informed policy decision-making. As a techno-legal-commercial platform, the need for balancing interests of the stakeholders, as well as the tradeoffs that policy making should contend with, the outcome of the deliberations will be appropriately fed into the Plenary and Parallel tracks of GCCS.

    The panel panel saw high profile speakers like Ms. Rama Vedasree, CEO DSCI, Mr. Rajat Kathuria, CE - ICRIER (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations), Mr. S Chandrasekhar, Microsoft, Ms. Gowree Gokhale, Leader Cyber Law, Nishith Desai Associates, Mr. Vinayak Godse, DSCI, Mr. Bhairav Acharya, Facebook, Mr. Rohan Bhasin, IBM and Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey, DoC while, Mr. Gautam Kapoor, Deloitte moderated the panel.


    Digital Transformation - Experience Sharing by Digital Champions:

    Digital transformation is described as "the total and overall societal effect of digitalization". Digitization has enabled the process of digitalization, which resulted in stronger opportunities to transform and change existing business models, socio-economic structures, legal and policy measures, organizational patterns, cultural barriers, etc. The session on Digital Transformation - Experience Sharing by Digital Champions, was chaired by Mr. Dinesh Tyagi, CEO, CSC SPV. Besides some heartwarming experiences shared by the VLEs from Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Haryana, the session witnessed some inspirational words from Mr. Shrikant Sinha. CEO, NASSCOM Foundation, Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Dean (Faculty Affairs), Institute Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Powai, Mumbai, Prof Alok Pande- Professor (Accounting & Finance), Lal Bahadhur Shastri Institute of Management, Mr. Krishnamachari Srikanth, Ex-Cricketer and member of the World Cup Winning Team, 1983. While, Mr. Srikant Sinha emphasized on reduction of e-waste and greater focus on re-use, re-furbish and recycle, Mr. Krishnamachari Srikkant called out for empowering the rural India through digital transformation, that provides more opportunities to the citizens belonging to the remote locations to have access to everything what a city dweller enjoys. He also cited the example of M.S. Dhoni, who albeit hailing from a small town, ruled the cricket world. Mr. Alok Pandey summed up the session highlighting livelihood, education and healthcare as the three basics, which needs to be digitally transformed.


    Session on Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security:

    As the role of IT in businesses gets diversified with a greater role of digital in global economy, securing the business processes and transactions gets tougher. While the digital economy is creating new business opportunities on one side, it also intensifies the spectrum of attack vectors for both attackers and opportunists to thrive on. A very relevant session by Checkpoint, on Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security, was chaired by Mr. Pavan Duggal, Cyber Law Expert, while eminent speakers and experts like Partha Sengupta, ITC, Mr. R S Mani, NIC, Mr. Pranab Mohanty, UIDAI, Mr. Venugopal N, Checkpoint, Mr. Ramandeep Singh, QoS, Mr. Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, MD, Checkpoint and Mr. Harsh Marwah, Country Manager, Checkpoint put forward their views on how we have to execute a Cyber Resilience framework by working on:


    (a) high volume, veracity and velocity of data for ingestion telemetry;

    (b) applying the un-supervisory machine learning models to generate local intelligence from the ingested data in the form of indicators of attack (IOA) & pivot (IOP);

    (c) to enrich the intelligence with 3rd global and dark web feeds and apply the Artificial Intelligence through Supervisory Machine Learning models to assign the risk scores to each event.


    The Curtain Raiser have 14 events where approximately 1400 stakeholders are participating. Besides this, there are multiple side events in the backdrop of GCCS 2017 that are presenting a unique opportunity for people to engage with delegates present in the conference, particularly on niche topics such as Block chain technology, Internet of Things, Proliferation of Indic languages and Smart Cities.
     
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being welcomed by the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, on his arrival, at the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha and the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Alphons Kannanthanam are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha and the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Alphons Kannanthanam are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi awarding the winners of cyber peace hackathon, at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi awarding the winners of cyber peace hackathon, at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha and the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Alphons Kannanthanam are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi awarding the winners of cyber peace hackathon, at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi awarding the winners of cyber peace hackathon, at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017. The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha are also seen.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2017), at Aerocity, in New Delhi on November 23, 2017.
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    http://www.thehindu.com/news/nation...bersecurity/article20798687.ece?homepage=true


    NEW DELHI, November 24, 2017 22:44 IST
    Updated: November 24, 2017 22:44 IST

    Urge concerted action to meet challenges
    The Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Friday stressed that it is imperative states engage with each other diplomatically in response to increasing instances of cyberattacks to “diffuse tensions arising in the wake of challenges of attribution”.

    “The growing significance of cyber issues..is reflected in the growing conversations across the world at all high-level summits, interactions and conferences,” the Minister said at the closing ceremony of the two-day Global Conference on Cyber Space held here.

    She pointed out that the issues of sovereignty among the states, data access, data jurisdiction, the growing threat of militarisation of cyberspace, cyber espionage, cyber weapons, and the applicability of international law in cyberspace, are some of the issues that require concerted diplomatic attention.

    “The lack of borders in cyberspace and the anonymity of the actors has ensured that the traditional concepts of sovereignty, jurisdiction and privacy are challenged,” Ms. Swaraj said.

    Earlier in the day, during a panel discussion National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval said, “…there is a need for new jurisprudence…the problem of attribution…in the court of law may be very difficult,” Mr. Doval said. “The world will have to think [about] whether there is a need of a very specific regime dealing with the threats… first of all, there needs to be a consensus from all the states, the private sector, the stakeholders, the academia, the media ..every one is a stakeholder, but the private sector has a major role and the states have a major role.”

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    http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/doval-for-cooperation-on-cybersecurity/article20808425.ece

    ‘Faster exchange of information key’
    National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Friday said all stakeholders, including States and the private sector, need to cooperate to mitigate the negative effects of cyberspace, especially amid emergence of technologies such as artificial intelligence and internet of things.

    “The security agencies of geographies also need to have better cooperation and they should have very specific cybersecurity structure which are able to do faster exchange of information, identify the defaulters, to see against them give support to law enforcement agencies so that the cybernorms and laws are adhered to,” Mr. Doval said at the GCCS 2017.

    Artificial intelligence
    He warned that the situation would get more complex as “we are entering into domain of artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoTs, robotics… are going to create and compound these problems manifold.”


    “So we have got to... think of the structures, systems, methodologies, inter-operability, governmental support, multilateral and bilateral cooperation, which will be able to cope,” he said.

    Mr. Doval, however, added, “We may not be able to completely wipe off this negative side, but at least can do a lot to mitigate them.”

    “Never before has there been any change which is so wide in its expanse, and which can affect the lives of so many people... [but] if it provides you global connectivity, it also provides global connectivity to terrorists and criminals. It also provides connectivity to the people who want to subvert the minds and hearts of young generation and take them to a certain path of thinking,” Mr. Doval said.

     
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    I recollect reading an article on India developing an alternative to Windows. Is that still being undertaken? Anyone in the know?
     
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    And anti virus too.
     
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    The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley launching the New Omni Channel Application – “Yono” (SBI), in New Delhi on November 24, 2017.
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    The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley at the launch of the New Omni Channel Application – “Yono” (SBI), in New Delhi on November 24, 2017.
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    The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley addressing at the launch of the New Omni Channel Application – “Yono” (SBI), in New Delhi on November 24, 2017.
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    The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley addressing at the launch of the New Omni Channel Application – “Yono” (SBI), in New Delhi on November 24, 2017.
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    28-May, 2018 16:16 IST
    NIC launches new data centre in Bhubaneswar; to hire 800 people all India in 1 year

    Bhubaneswar becomes the fourth National data centre of National Informatics Centre (NIC) after Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune.The new cloud-enabled National Data Centre aims to offer round-the-clock operations with secure hosting for various e-governance applications of Central and State Governments and has ability to support 35,000 virtual servers.


    Unveiling the data centre Union Minister of Electronics & IT, Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad said that this data centre in Bhubaneswar is of global standards. Emphasizing the significance of the new national data centre, Sh. Prasad further said that Data centre is important because data sanctity is important and in the IT ecosystem, data centre adds to the digital clout of a State or location and raises its global profile. Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan was also present on the occasion.

    "With a slew of Government apps including mygov, eWay bill, public finance management system, eHospials all being hosted by NIC, the demand for computing and storage has increased many folds," Neeta Verma, Director General of NIC said at the launch.NIC currently has 4,500 people across India in its various operations and will hire 800 professionals in the next one year, including for 355 cyber security experts,to tackle rising risks of cyber security. NIC provides technology support to all governance services and hosts nearly 10,000 websites of the Government


    The new cloud-enabled National Data Centre will provide benefits like on-demand access to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) infrastructure for easy availability and quick deployment of applications and standardized platforms of deployment. In the traditional model, Departments have to budget and procure infrastructure at the commencement of the project, leading to either over provisioning of infrastructure or under-sizing of the requirements whereas the cloud service offerings of NIC would allow departments to provision infrastructure and add to the computing capacity "on demand".


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    Ministry of Home Affairs
    29-May, 2018 19:25 IST

    There is great progress in the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project and it has also been lauded abroad. In 2014 73% Police Stations were linked on the network, now this covers almost 100% Police Stations. Border security further improved with the launch of the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). He said the E-Visa facility has been extended to cover 165 countries, resulting in a surge in foreign tourist arrivals.
     

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