Information security is becoming more important for governments and businesses worldwide. Cyber attackers need little foothold from which to create widespread damage and theft, easily outpacing the authorities that attempt to prevent the attacks. How is India prepared to handle these threats in relation to its regional and transnational partners? Given the cross-border nature of such events, India could be both a source and a target; what implications would this have for Indian economy, business and politics in a geoeconomical context?
Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations hosted Nandkumar Saravade (Director, Citi Security and Investigative Services) and Rangu Salgame (President, NIKSUN) to discuss the issue of cyber security and it’s relevance to India and the world. The event was moderated by Gateway House’s Geoeconomics Fellow K. N. Vaidyanathan. The meeting focused on the different facets of cyber threats that affect companies, countries and economies, ranging from consumer protection to terrorism.