Need for Comprehensive Cyber Security Strategy : Sibal

The 3rd Worldwide cyber security summit was held in New Delhi open to an exciting two days of brainstorming sessions by global think tanks of cyber security administrators.

Among key participants were HRD and C&IT minister Kapil Sibal, DoT Secretary R. Chandrasekhar, DeitY Secretary J. Satyanarayana, Chairman UIDAI Nandan Nilekani and many more.

In his address Kapil Sibal HRD and C&IT minister highlighted the need to have comprehensive cyber security strategy to identify the nature and intensity of crime and to follow cyber laws in accordance to the respective country. He also added that India has population of 1.2 bn people and soon it will be the largest in terms of population in years to come. Cyber crime will affects India perhaps much more than any other country in the world.

Sibal also highlighted the need to strengthen the global cyber security to protect any sensitive information being access by offenders. Since most transaction happen online it is extremely needed to safeguard any infringement from hackers across the globe. Although cyberspace has no territorial boundary, a stringent measure needs to be adopted at global level to safeguard the flow of data, said Sibal

Mr. Sibal also extended India’s support to the global community in addressing cyber security challenges.

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