India is marching towards ever increasing digitisation of its economy and government services, but not addressing its many vulnerabilities in cyber space. This has to be rectified before escalating a response to China, an acknowledged cyber power
The cybersecurity threat is global and appears at all levels—government, industry and individual. The global dilemma and challenge at hand is creating a framework of how to regulate it, at both national and international levels
Critical infrastructure in India, including oil pipelines, dams and steel plants, is susceptible to cyber attacks because of outdated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems, which manage their operations. A cyber attack on these systems can be devastating. It is imperative for India to take counter-measures
Communication satellites and nuclear reactors are no match against the onslaught of malicious software like Stuxnet. The conception of this worm has revealed that hostilities have shifted to cyberspace. Does India have the capabilities to tackle cyber attacks of this magnitude?