soon come out with a cybersecurity policy, Deputy Chief
Minister C N Ashwath Narayan said on Monday.
Cybersecurity is gaining increased focus in the
government in view of the rapid adoption of information
technology (IT) solutions for delivering public services, he
While this has many benefits, the increased adoption of
IT also comes associated with significant cyber risks, said
Ashwath Narayan, who holds IT, Biotechnology and Science and
"The new policy will be framed to address the needs of
the citizens, industry and students as well as the State
government", he added.
The scope of digital transactions is expanding each
passing day and cybersecurity has become a subject of
paramount importance, the Deputy Chief Minister was quoted as
saying in an official press statement. PTI RS