Regulations That Will Put Onus of Reporting Cybercrimes on Companies Coming Soon: MoS IT


The government is coming up with a regulation that would harm companies for disclosing any cyber crime to the government, State Minister for Electronics and IT Rajiv Chandrasekhar said on Wednesday.

While launching the IBM Security Command Center for the Asia-Pacific region in Bangalore, Chandrasekhar said that about 100 million-odd cyber incidents have been reported so far by the Indian-CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) and India said. The country with the second highest number of cyber crimes.

“You will soon hear in the next few days that there are new regulations being made that give agencies the responsibility to report this crime and not just push it under the carpet.

“It is important that at any given time, the government and government agencies have full clarity on the threat matrix that is around and active in cyberspace in India,” Chandrasekhar said.

He added that securing and trusting cyberspace is a priority of the government. “We’re investing heavily in affordability. The Internet must be secure, reliable and open, and the intermediaries who work on the Internet must be accountable to their customers,” Chandrasekhar said.

Sandeep Patel, Managing Director, IBM India, announced the establishment of the company’s second security command center and the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region to train everyone from C-Suite to Cyber ​​Security Response Strategy Training through Simulated CyberTech. Technical staff.

The investment includes a new Security Operations Center (SOC) that will provide security response services to clients around the world.

“Asia has become the most targeted region for cyber attacks and in fact for the first time it is at the top of the Asia Pacific list.

“India, Australia and Japan have emerged as the most invasive geographers in India, including ransomware as influential attacks. We now have a responsibility to respond and act,” Patel said.

Adjacent to the new Cyber ​​Range facility, IBM is setting up its second SOC in Bangalore with a capacity of 600 security professionals that will provide client-managed security services (MSS) worldwide.

The new SOC is part of IBM’s global network of SOCs, which serves more than 2,000 clients worldwide, handling more than two million endpoints and 150 billion potential security events each day.


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