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India needs to prepare for ‘intelligent warfare’. Lessons from e-Estonia will come handy

A 22-day long cyberattack in 2007 has changed Estonia’s outlook towards cybersecurity. Today, it is one of the most sophisticated cyber superpowers amongst Nato countries. India, which has recently been a victim of a malware attack on its nuclear plant, can learn a few things on cybersecurity and hybrid warfare from this tiny Baltic country.

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Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Strategy 2020: India mulls umbrella body like UK’s NCSC to counter cyber threats

Expected early next year, the Cyber Security Strategy 2020 will attempt to fill the security gaps and improve coordination among a dozen different agencies. Sources say this will be achieved by setting up a unified command similar to the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre which advises and supports public and private sectors on defending against cyber threats.

Cybersecurity

India wants to increase capacity at Kudankulam. But our nuclear facilities must be resilient to cyberattacks first.

India has an audacious civil nuclear programme in the works and has joined hands with over a dozen global powers including the US, France, Russia, and the UK to make it possible. But all this could come undone if the country can’t convince the world that its nuclear assets are protected from cyber threats. Russia already seems concerned.

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