cyber security Current Affairs - 2020

Cyber Security Vision Framework for Urban Cooperative Banks Released

The Reserve Bank of India released Cyber Security Vision Framework under the title ‘Technology Vision for Cyber Security’ for Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) – 2020-2023 on September 25, 2020. The central bank referred to four guiding principles in order to formulate the framework because of the heterogeneity of UCBs in India in terms of regions, Read More…

BRICS NSA Summit: Key Facts

On September 17, 2020, the BRICS high representatives on national security met virtually.  The meet was chaired by Russia.  Highlights The national security advisors of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa discussed issues related to security and cooperation among BRICS countries.  During the meet, the countries exchanged their views on biosafety, cyber security, International Security, Counter Terrorism. Significance The National Security Read More…

Facts Box: National Cyber Security Policy, 2020 soon

During his speech at the 74th Independence Day celebrations, PM Modi announced that GoI is to unveil a new National Cyber Security Policy, 2020 soon. It envisages to create secure cyber space in India and is to be ready by the end of 2020. Highlights Currently, India is operating under National Cyber Security Policy, 2013.The Read More…

India-Israel sign agreements on Cyber Security

On July 15, 2020, India and Israel signed agreements to expand their collaboration in dealing with cyber threats. The agreement was signed between Director General of Israel’s National Cyber Directorate (INCD) and India’s Ambassador to Israel Sanjeev Singla. Highlights The agreement also involved Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) that operates under Ministry of Electronics Read More…

Pragyata Guidelines launched by Ministry of HRD

On July 14, 2020, the Union Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ released PRAGYATA guidelines on digital education. Highlights The PRAGYATA guidelines have been developed focusing digital education or online education. It will mainly help students who are presently at home due to lockdown. The guidelines include eight steps of online learning. They Read More…