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Britain and US join hands to counter Cyber Threats

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The US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced joint measures in combating cyber threats in the bilateral summit held in Washington DC. The “cyber-agents” of both countries are going to join forces to protect the UK’s biggest banks, transport systems and energy supplies. A new joint cyber task force will be created for better threat information sharing.

Knowledge is Wealth

The estimated annual cost of global cybercrime has exceeded $100 billion.

India has formulated National Cyber Security Policy in the year 2013 to protect the public and private infrastructure from the cyber attacks.

Indian Government has proposed a e-surveillance agency called National Cyber Coordination Centre.

CERT- In – Indian Computer Emergency Response Team is a nodal agency that deals with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing. It strengthens security-related defence of the Indian Internet domain.