Cyber security agency ties up with British firm

June 23rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The government agency in charge of cyber security Tuesday signed an agreement with British IT and communication solutions provider BT for enhancing computer security and technology sharing.
“This MoU (memorandum of understanding) will help in capacity development, particularly in training our manpower for implementing the best security practices,” said Gulshan Rai, director of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).

CERT-In was set up by the ministry of communications and IT to cope with cyber security threats.

BT India managing director Sudhir Narang said security risks have been increased along with the benefits of increased computer connectivity.

“BT is committed to helping organisations around the world and in India secure their information which is their most critical asset,” Narang added.

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