India’s cyber security strategy policy will be released in January 2020 and will enable the Government to Cyber Secure the nation. The Government’s vision of a 5 Lakh Crore Economy will be helped to a great extent by this effort, said Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator on Cyber Policies.
The most important requirement for internet safety is increased effective coordination between ministries that are overseeing various aspects of cyber security, proper critical infrastructure protection and public-private partnership. Rajesh ji said the critical information infrastructure does not only lie with the government, so that partnership with private sector becomes essential.
Ajeet Bajpai, Director General of National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre, said the requirement of huge budget to successfully implement Cyber Security at all levels in the country.
He said that considering the size and scale of our nation, we need approximately Rs 25,000 crore budget for the same. There is a need to emphasise on the need to make Cyber Security mandatory as a subject at the university level for high decibel awareness.