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Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurates Workshop on Cyber Security Framework

Workshop on Cyber Security Framework

Workshop on Cyber Security Framework

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A workshop on Cyber Security Framework for Department of Defence was organised by DDP, Ministry of Defence. The workshop was inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman.

During her address, Sitharaman stressed upon the fact that defence sector is more prone to the cyber threats and hence it becomes important to safeguard our cyberspace with anticipation of possible attacks.

She congratulated Department of Defence Production for formulating Cyber Security Framework for DDP and also establishing Cyber Security Cells at various levels to handle cyber security related issues.

She further touched upon the requirement of creating the work force in all establishments in accordance with the nation’s vision to become a dominant force in cyber space.

Earlier addressing the participants Secretary (Defence Production) Dr. Ajay Kumar emphasised that all defence PSUs and Ordnance Factories are increasingly relying on Information Technology.

However, he said, any compromise in Information and Cyber Security in Defence Production environment can have far reaching consequences on effectiveness of our defence forces and national security.

Therefore, he suggested, it is important to establish a strong, robust and resilient cyber security infrastructure on priority basis.

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