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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cyber security cooperation between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology) and Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT) Bangladesh Computer Council of Information and Communication Technology Division (Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology)

Cyber Security Cooperation

Cyber Security Cooperation

Cyber Security Cooperation

Functions

  • Promote cooperation between CERT-In and BGD e-Gov CIRT
  • Exchange information on Cyberattacks and cyber security incidents
  • Promote cyber security technology cooperation
  • Allow exchange of cyber security policies and best practices
  • Develop Human Resource in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations
  • Implementation through a Joint Committee on Cyber Security.

About CERT-In

  • National nodal agency under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
  • Objective of securing Indian cyber space
  • Collaborates with overseas Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) for response and resolution

About Cyber Threats

  • Malicious attempt to damage or disrupt a computer network or system.
  • Goals such as damaging the reputation of a company/person, stealing designs and patents, and influencing political and governmental outcomes and events
  • Governments, business, and consumers increasingly faced with a variety of cyber threats
  • Need to further improve cyber security readiness
  • Awareness and incident data sharing is greatest defense and offence.

What is Cyber Security?

  • Technologies, processes and practices to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.
  • Includes

    • Application security
    • Information security
    • Network security
    • Disaster recovery/business continuity planning
    • Operational security
    • End-user education
  • Deals with quickly and constantly evolving nature of security risks.
  • Focuses on most resources on the most crucial system components
  • Protects against the biggest known threats
  • Modern approach however is more proactive and adaptive- Shift toward continuous monitoring and real-time assessments.
  • According to Forbes, the global cybersecurity market reached $75 billion for 2015

- Published/Last Modified on: July 27, 2017

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