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India-ITU Joint Cyberdrill 2021

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  • December 6, 2021
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India-ITU Joint Cyberdrill 2021

Part of: Prelims and GS-III- Cyber Security 

In News: Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have commenced India-ITU Joint Cyberdrill 2021. 

  • It is a four days virtual event starting from 30 November to 3 December 2021

About:

  • This Cyberdrill is intended for Indian entities especially Critical Network Infrastructure operators.
  • Several experts from ITU, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), INTERPOL, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and other eminent organizations participated in the inaugural session.
  • More than 400 participants participated from critical sectors, namely, power, insurance, finance, CERT-In and CSIRT, industry, academia, telecom service providers and field units of DoT.
  • India has secured 10th rank in the ITU Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI).

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