DMPQ- What are the objectives of National Cyber Crime Policy?

  • To create a secure cyber ecosystem in the country, generate adequate trust & confidence in IT systems and transactions in cyberspace and thereby enhance adoption of IT in all sectors of the economy.
  • To create an assurance framework for design of security policies and for promotion and enabling actions for compliance to global security standards and best practices by way of conformity assessment (product, process, technology & people).
  • To strengthen the Regulatory framework for ensuring a Secure Cyberspace ecosystem.
  • To enhance and create National and Sectoral level 24 x 7 mechanisms for obtaining strategic information regarding threats to ICT infrastructure, creating scenarios for response, resolution and crisis management through effective predictive, preventive, protective, response and recovery actions.
  • To enhance the protection and resilience of Nation’s critical information infrastructure by operating a 24×7 National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIIPC) and mandating security practices related to the design, acquisition, development, use and operation of information resources.
  • To develop suitable indigenous security technologies through frontier technology research, solution oriented research, proof of concept, pilot development, transition, diffusion and commercialisation leading to widespread deployment of secure ICT products / processes in general and specifically for addressing National Security requirements.
  • To improve visibility of the integrity of ICT products and services by establishing infrastructure for testing & validation of security of such products.
  • To create a workforce of 500,000 professionals skilled in cyber security in the next 5 years through capacity building, skill development and training.
  • To provide fiscal benefits to businesses for adoption of standard security practices and processes. To enable protection of information while in process, handling, storage & transit so as to safeguard privacy of citizen’s data and for reducing economic losses due to cyber crime or data theft.
  • To enable effective prevention, investigation and prosecution of cyber crime and enhancement of law enforcement capabilities through appropriate legislative intervention.
  • To create a culture of cyber security and privacy enabling responsible user behaviour & actions through an effective communication and promotion strategy.
  • To develop effective public private partnerships and collaborative engagements through technical and operational cooperation and contribution for enhancing the security of cyberspace.

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