Cybersecurity threats are the biggest national security risk experts say: According to National Cyber Security Coordinator Rajesh Pant on Thursday, cyber security concerns pose the greatest danger to national security, making cyber hygiene a priority.
During his speech at the DX Secure Summit, Pant urged raising cybersecurity awareness in the nation.
One of the most significant threats to national security is cyber security. Thus, awareness-raising, developing good cyber hygiene, and conducting audits after that is crucial, according to Pant.
According to Ashutosh Chadha, group leader and director of government relations for Microsoft India. Cybercrime costs economies more than $6 trillion (about Rs. 4.6 billion crores) annually. Moreover, it predict to cost much more by 2025.
According to Chadha, “this indicates throughout the sector that every organization has to have a culture of security.”
Cybersecurity threats are the biggest national security risk experts say
Vijay Thadani, vice-chairman and MD of NIIT and chairman of the CII Centre for Digital Transformation said that India should concentrate on becoming a solution provider for cybersecurity. And that artificial intelligence solutions might employ the most significant mitigating factors for cyber attacks.
According to Thadani, cybersecurity is a strategic problem affecting product capabilities, organizational performance, customer connections, and risk management.
The Institute of Science, Nagpur’s website was recently discovered to have compromised. The hackers, who identified themselves as “DragonForce Malaysia,” left a message on the website’s main page stating that “it is a special operation on the disrespect of our Prophet Mohammad.”
Amid nationwide demonstrations over offensive comments made against the Prophet Mohammad by now-suspended BJP spokesman Nupur Sharma and expelled party leader Naveen Kumar Jindal, the website hack.
Many nations have condemned their remarks, including Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Indonesia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Jordan, Bahrain, the Maldives, Malaysia, Oman, Iraq, and Libya.
“The website’s front page included a message urging people to get together and launch a campaign against India.
Through malware, the website compromised. “DragonForce Malaysia” was the name give by the hackers, “Nitin Phatangare, a police inspector (Cyber), claimed.