CYBER TERRORISM AND ITS THREATS

Abstract:

Cyber Terrorism - The Developmental Challenge In India this 21st Century

Main Article:

What is cyber terrorism?

  • An attack that undermines the confidentiality or availability of a computer, information resident on it.
  •    Some offences under Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act 2003:
  •    Unauthorised access to data
  •   Access with intent to commit offences
  •   Unauthorised access to and interception of computer service
  •   Damaging or denying access to computer system
    THREATS TO INDIA
     
  • The Intelligence Bureau(IB) has warned India regarding  the cyber threat  to India.
  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam warned in a 2005 lecture regarding the cyber terrorism
  • Mr.Ankit, said India lacks training for cyber security experts.
  •  Cyber crime experts say this is a dangerous scenario.

 
POSSIBILITIES OF CYBER TERRORISM IN INDIA
 

  • The cyber terrorism in India is likely to be fought in three stages.
  •  First the enemy would bring down the control systems of defense .
  •  Secondly, they would look to attack financial services .
  • Finally, ESCOMs .

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Posted On:  Thursday, 11 October, 2012 - 13:49

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