CERT-In gets 27,482 Cyber Incidence Till Mid of 2017

In first half of 2017, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) have received more than 27,000 cyber incidence.

In the report that was presented at Parliament,stats that incidents include phishing, website intrusions and defacements as well as ransomware attacks.

The information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total number of 44,679; 49,455; 50,362 and 27,482 cyber security incidents were observed during the year 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (till June), respectively.

In respect to the country's cyber security, government has formulated Crisis Management Plan for countering cyberattacks and cyber-terrorism for implementation by all ministries/ departments of Central government, state government and their organisations and critical sectors.

For the preparation of the cyber defense, cyber security awareness is being conducted on a regular basis including corporate sector also. 

Almost 148 organisations from different states and sectors such as finance, defence, power, telecom, transport, energy, space, IT/ITeS etc participated in such awareness program. Also, the government has empanelled 54 security audit organisations to support an audit implementation of information security best practices.

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