Electronics and IT Ministry Launched First NIC-CERT

Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched first NIC-CERT, a setup of National Informatics Centre to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities. It was launched in New Delhi.

NIC-CERT has been set up with the objective of creating a comprehensive framework that integrates world-class security components and inbuilt threat intelligence for detection, prevention and incident response.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • National Informatics Centre (NIC) was established in 1976.
  • Smt. Neeta Verma- Director-General of NIC, Headoffice- New Delhi.

Source- The Indian Express