The Republic of India

823 WordsJun 20, 20184 Pages
Introduction: India, or the Republic of India is the seventh-largest country by area and the second-most populous country with over a billion people. India is also one of the most popular democracy in the world. The Indian economy is the world's tenth-largest by GDP. India became one of the fastest-growing major economies at a very firm pace. As India progresses, its dependence on the Internet will escalate at a very rapid pace. Along with this India’s weakness to the menace of cyber-attacks will become greater. Critical infrastructures and sensitive computer systems in India have been become targets for crackers. They’ve been successful at compromising them and in many cases their compromise hasn’t also not identified for a considerable…show more content…
The network was subsequently used in the field of academics as a means of communicating and collaborating on research projects. In India, the National Informatics Centre (NIC) was established as early as 1975 with the sole goal of providing IT solutions to the government. Between the period of 1986 to 1988, three networks were set up: INDONET, which was a network that connected the IBM mainframe installations that made up India’s computer infrastructure NICNET (the NIC Network), that was a very small aperture terminal network (VSAT) used for public sector organizations as well as to connect the central government with the state governments; and the Education and Research Network (ERNET), which served the academic and research aspects. Though the rate of growth has slowed considerably, the number of Internet users now approximately reaching over 100 million which has resulted in anti-growth such as Cyber threats, Cyber terrorism, Cyber Crime, Cyber Terrorism, Cyber Espionage and Cyber Warfare. Although the need for a comprehensive cyber security policy increased due to these elements, India’s approach to cyber security has so far been ad hoc and below par. Lack of thinking on the possible implications of cyber warfare and associated cybercrime is the problem. Other countries, meanwhile, are seriously engaged in attending to their cyber security policies and strategies. Germany, Australia, China, Sweden, US, Denmark, South Korea, France , Brazil, South Africa,
Open Document