The cyber world is ripe with risk and threats and organizations go to great lengths, and cost, to prevent these threats from becoming an attack. To prevent cybercrime, it's imperative to have an effective cyber security strategy in place. However, to determine the best plan for your organization you have to start from the beginning. What does this mean? Performing regular security audits and assessments before you put a risk-prevention plan in place.
In this context, Cyber Audit India (CAI) is initiated by National Cyber Safety and Security Standards to provide multi - level cyber security through sophisticated strategies, standards and security policies towards protecting the business operations and critical digital assets from the emerging cyber threats in the current digital world.
In Cyber Audit India (CAI), Member of Alliance (MoA) are Organizations who are interested to associate with National Cyber Safety and Security Standards for effective and systematic security enhancements with the given cyber safe best practices in the current emerging digital world.
Member of Alliance will be accredited by the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards.
Digital technology is now just a part of life. From online shopping to net banking and business to government infrastructure, digital technology plays a crucial role. Apart from the multiple advantages of digitization, cyber attacks are a black dot. In recent years, we’ve witnessed many high-profile cyber-attacks. In fact, we can say that the number of cyber attacks has grown rapidly in past few years.
To run a business successfully, data is crucial. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a small startup or global conglomerate, data security can make or break an organization.
Unsecured portals, websites, endpoints, networks and smart devices are vulnerable systems to invade by potential hackers. Hence, it’s important that companies review their safety mechanisms for processing and handling data securely in your IT environment.
Data privacy issues can involve a wide variety of information, including: Health care records, Financial transactions and data, Genetic material, Criminal justice records, Residence and personal location information, Location-based services data, Browsing history, Personal communications. Hand-held devices and laptop computers have become popular in the business environment. However, mobile computers are at a much greater risk of data loss through damage and theft.
Irrespective of the type of data breach, your company will certainly experience severe consequences such as downtime and expensive legal fees. It’s therefore imperative that companies employ data security mechanisms and procedures to protect your data against threats to protect your brand reputation.
With data protection becoming such an integral part of company operations, experts have tried to develop new and effective ways to keep sensitive information out of the wrong hands. Proper data security and privacy measures will prevent data leakage while still ensuring that a company runs smoothly.
Many people have this common misconception that only the big organizations, governments, and businesses get targeted by cyber-perpetrators. Well, this is just not true. Data security is not just important for businesses or governments. Your computer, tablet, and mobile devices could be the next target. Usually, common users get targeted by attackers for their sensitive information, such as their credit card details, banking details, passwords, etc.
Companies are accountable for the safety and confidentiality of its client data and employee information. It is a tedious task that’s becoming increasingly difficult as hackers come up with an advanced mechanism to evade safety and security measures.
Yes, data security is essential for every enterprise, irrespective of its size. In this digital world, businesses mostly rely on data storage and transactions to perform certain operations. Usage of data has increased business profitability and efficiency. At the same time, it also has potential security risks that could devastate a company.
India has the second largest number of internet users in the world after China. The total number of internet users by the end of 2020 has been pegged at 400 million. With ever increasing number of net users, there has also been marked surge in the cyber crime rate in the country. India's registered cyber crime leapt 350% in 3 years and the legal system is struggling to cope with more and more law-breakers exploiting the anonymity of the internet. The cyber crimes have assumed serious proportions and have started posing a threat to the society and the national security. The need of the hour is to educate the masses the adverse impact of the crime in the Society and the steps to be taken to counter the same unitedly.
In this context, the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards in association with various organizations have taken the visionary initiatives to curb and enervate the notoriously spreading cyber threats from various directions and dimensions to safeguard the Nation from the current threats in the Cyberspace and to improve the state of Cyber Security both at domestic and international level. Some of the NCSSS initiatives listed below.
- Trained 25 Lakhs Individuals through 150+ National Cyber Defence Resource Centers in Engineering Colleges and Universities across India .
- Conducted 10+ National Level Summits.
- Published three Editions of “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook Edition I,II and III”. “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook III Edition” was launched by His Excellency Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu on March 07th, 2018 at DURBAR Hall, Raj Bhavan, Chennai. “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook II Edition” was launched by Her Excellency Dr. KiranBedi, IPS (Retd.), Lt. Governor of Puducherry on October 24th, 2016 and “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook I Edition” was launched by His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, Former Governor of Tamil Nadu on May 07th, 2014 at Raj Bhavan, Chennai.
- Cyber Security Training & Awareness Campaigns had conducted by National Cyber Safety and Security Standards to benefit 10 Lakh Students, Staff and Research Scholars.
- There are currently 500+Technical Members of Cyber Security Experts in the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards who address National Cyber Security Issues as a Cyber Security Research volunteer.
- 200+ Cyber Security Programmes were conducted in various universities under National Cyber Safety and Security Standards guidance