Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative

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    • National e-Governance Division (NeGD)  has organised 35th Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) Deep-Dive training programme Under the Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative.

    What is the Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative?

    • The Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative was conceptualised with the mission to spread awareness about cyber-crime and build capacities of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and frontline IT officials, across all government departments.
    • It was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in 2018 in cooperation with National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and various industry partners in India.
    • The CISO training is the first-of-its-kind partnership between the Government and industry consortium under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.

    Objectives

    • To educate and enable the chief information security officers (CISO)and broader IT community to address the challenge of cyber security.
    • Create awareness on the emerging landscape of cyber threats.
    • Provide in-depth understanding on key activities, new initiatives, challenges and related solutions.
    • Applicable frameworks, guidelines and policies related to the subject.
    • Share best practices to learn from successes and failures.
    • Provide key inputs to take informed decisions on cyber security related issues in their respective functional areas.

    Source: PIB