DIGITAL INDIA – AN OVERVIEW

Since independence we hear India is developing country. When are we going to hear India is emerged country? The phase is slowly moving forward to compete with digital world. In order to compete with digital world, we need to transform our country into a digitally empowered knowledge economy. As result of high and forward thinking…

India in touch with foreign Governments on cyber security: Ravi Shankar Prasad

With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said. “The Prime Minister himself has said, cyber security represents something like bloodless war. Therefore, cyber…

A secure digital India (Advt.)

The Digital India vision aims to connect over 1.2 billion people and leapfrog into next generation infrastructure including smart cities. Millions of people, devices and machines are already getting hyper-connected across the country each day. But as much of Digital India; from critical communications network to power distribution, from financial well-being to e-governance depends on…

Cyber security: Identifying threats and fortifying networks in developing countries

Threat of attacks on the cyberspace cannot be fathomed without accepting the fact that the internet, by definition, is an entity without any borders. What this implies is that cyberspace of a particular country or region cannot be excluded from the global network, which affects the latter and vice-versa. Cyberspace’s growth directly proportional to cyber…

Security in the age of Digital India

When you talk to the visiting heads of the technology giants about the government’s ambitious Digital India and Smart Cities initiatives, usually the focus is around scale of the project, capacity to do it and eventually the conversation will move to the subject of cyber security. Nowadays security breaches are a regular feature. So much…

New York regulator issues final set of digital currency rules

New York has released a final framework for regulating digital currencies, requiring organizations that provide virtual currency services in the state to obtain a special license. Only businesses that hold customer funds will need a so-called a “bitlicense,” said Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of financial services for the state of New York, who discussed the regulations…