The authorities intend to establish channels of communication agencies of critical infrastructure in real-time.
According to the agency (National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center, NCIIPC), this step is a natural reaction to the dangerously growing number of hacker attacks.
It is worth noting that the private sector has also been active in efforts to improve safety. «NCIIPC Developed in collaboration with industry associations working group to define the guidelines for the implementation of security” – said National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon.
As specified by government experts, the five-year plan of the government is affected by all the objects of critical infrastructure, including transport, energy, water, telecommunications and defense.
In addition, the initiative by NCIIPC plans to establish a new division to respond quickly to cyber threats (Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT), which will work closely with the regulator. Both agencies will coordinate their actions in real time.