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In the twentieth century, India saw an impetus in Information Technology (IT) and an enormous growth in e-commerce. Amidst such a scenario discuss the possible cyber security threats India is facing today. Also, comment upon India’s preparedness to avert such cyber security threats.

Topic:  Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention

3.In the twentieth century, India saw an impetus in Information Technology (IT) and an enormous growth in e-commerce. Amidst such a scenario discuss the possible cyber security threats India is facing today. Also, comment upon India’s preparedness to avert such cyber security threats.  (250 words)

Reference:Indian Express

Why this question:

While the number of cybercrimes in the city is on the rise, incidents of people being defrauded over promises of winning an online lottery, or availing services of a dating website, have become a cause for concern.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the possible concerns of cyber security threats posing the country, discuss what needs to be done to handle them and specifically provide for a detailed discussion on solutions to address.

Directive:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Explain some recent cyber breaches to substantiate the question.

Body:

Explain why cyber security breaches are dangerous, what are the key concerns.

Discuss that in twentieth century, India saw an impetus in Information Technology (IT) and an enormous growth in e-commerce. Both these sectors ride on and reside in cyberspace involving electronic transactions, software, services, devices and networks which are highly susceptible to cyber-crimes. Hence to ensure its safety, cyber-security has become one of the most compelling priorities for the country.

Discuss the need for cyber security.

Explain the challenges; discuss the efforts taken by the government to tackle the security issues on this front.

Conclusion:

Conclude with solutions to address the issue.

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