Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat Programme for Cybersecurity. Subsequently, Central government will provide training to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Chief Technical Officers of State (CTOS), Central Line Ministry, PSU, Banks and FI’s. Accordingly, these officers can get the details of training through the official website negd.gov.in
MEITY in association with National e-Governance Division (NeGD) will organize this initiative to address Cyber Security Challenges. The primary objective is to train 1200 CISO & other IT officers of central govt., state govt., PSUs and Banks.
Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative will minimize cyber crimes, organized criminal activities and other terrorist activities. Moreover, this programme is based on the lines of “Digital India” for good governance.
Cyber Surakshit Bharat Programme
Cyber Surakshit Bharat is the first initiative for public-private partnership. This training is for a period of one year with purpose to improve cybersecurity. MEITY in collaboration with NeGD along with other private giants like Microsoft, WIPRO, Redhat, Dimension Data and Deloitte will organize this programme.
Components of Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative – This initiative comprises of 3 components of Awareness, Education and Enablement. Accordingly, this initiative will generate awareness on cyber-security.
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Cyber Surakshit Bharat Programme – Training Calendar
Central govt. is going to provide training as per the schedule given below:-
|Area Wise||Govt. / Semi-Govt.||Batches||Location||Dates|
|North – J&K, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, UP, UK, Punjab, Delhi, Himachal||150||3-4||New Delhi||12 April 2018, 23 May 2018, 20 June 2018|
|West – Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, MP, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Daman & Diu & DNH||100||3-4||Mumbai||30 May 2018, 13 June 2018, 18 July 2018|
|East – Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal, Manipur, Meghalaya||50||2||Kolkata||16 May 2018, 27 June 2018|
|South – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar, Kerala & Odisha||100||3-4||Bangalore / Chennai / Hyderabad||25 April 2018 (Hyderabad), 23 May 2018 (Bangalore), 25 July 2018 (Chennai)|
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CISO Action Items
All the CISO must access the type of Phishing and Spoofing attacks and perform the following actions:-
|Risk Assessment||Protection of Identity|
|Privileged Identity Protection||Security for Devices|
|E-mail Security||Secure Data Storage|
|Cloud Security||Network Security|
|Backup for Lost Data||User Awareness and Training|
For more details on Action items for CISO – Click Here
— Moreover to see the details of National CISO Conclave, click the link given below:-
National Ciso Conclave
— Furthermore for more details on Cyber Surakshit Bharat, click the link given below:-
Cyber Surakshit Bharat