Haryana becomes the 1st state in India to come up with Cyber Security Policy
Source :NewsBharati   Date :15-Sep-2017

Gurugam, September 15: Haryana, the state which is highly concentrating on digital transformation through digital inclusion has come up with India’s first Cyber security policy. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after launching it congratulated Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. On Friday, Haryana CM and Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated Haryana Digital Summit 2017.

The new policy ensures protection to the critical IT and Information Communication Technology (ICT) data from unauthorized access. It also ensures confidentiality and integrity of such information from unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, and disposal, whether intentionally or unintentionally.

The vision of the policy is to build and augment a secure and resilient cyberspace for citizens, businesses, and Government of Haryana. The mission is to determine, analyze, address and build capabilities to prevent and respond to cyber threats posed on Haryana State’s information, Information Infrastructure in Cyber Space through a combination of institutional structures, people, processes, technology, and cooperation.

During the inaugural session, CM Khattar said the main purpose is to digitally empower Haryana & make it a knowledge based economy. In the platform, a new mobile app called 'HARPATH' has been introduced for sending road related complaints directly to Government.

Along with that issues from various ranges have been addressed in the sessions. Ravi Shankar Prasad assuring Aadhar’s safety told Aadhaar is a digital identity not a physical identity. Digital identity confirms physical identity.