In the digital and tech-based economy, India holds the top position in the world. Over 50 percent of the outsourcing sector is in India’s partnership. Aadhaar, My Gao, Government e-Market, Bharat Net, Startup India etc. are such excellent programs in India, which are taking them towards technical conversion. India is third in the world in the technology-based start-ups. Its information and telecommunications sector is expected to reach $ 225 billion by 2020.
Along with all these achievements, the risk of encroachment on these programs of India has also increased in cyberspace. As of June 2017, there have been 27,482 cyber security threats in the country. The good thing is that the government recognizes these dangers, and is also constantly working to deal with them. In the same year, the International Telecommunication Union issued an assessment on countries’ commitment to cyber security, India has been ranked 23rd in 65 countries.
Recently, the Ransomware Attack is the most popular in the cyber world. This is an attack in which the data of the consumer is threatened public or blocking. Apart from Vannakrai and Pete, there are some such ransomware attacks such as Locky, Serber, Sharkrass, Crriptex, and Sam Sam. In this, demand for ransom or ransom from the consumer is required. This attack is not limited to mobile phones or e-pads. Android televisions are also hunting it. In 2016, RanMware named K-Ranger created victims of Mac users. Similarly, Micaet Botnet Malware attacked domestic routers and other Internet users. With the growing area of the Internet, integrated efforts of cyber security should now be made in policy and planning. In the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team Conference, our Information Technology Minister stressed the need for enhancing the cyber security policies.
In order to promote research in the area of cybersecurity, the government is ready to give a grant upto 5 crores to startup.
Our telecom minister called on all United Nations member countries to increase cooperation in this field in the 2017 World Conference on Cyber Space. At the same time, it was also emphasized that no country should attack the core of the Internet in mutual fighting.
Safe, inter-operated and universal internet services around the world require a similar Geneva conference, which can handle high-level provisions in this area