Border Protection Grid

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) States. The Home Minister, giving highest priority to making borders secure, had earlier conducted border specific review meetings for Indo-China, Indo-Myanmar, Indo-Pakistan borders. The importance of securing the country’s borders and Read More …

Bad Rabbit Ransomware – What is it?

Context: A suspected variant of Petya, Bad Rabbit is ransomware—malicious software that infects a computer and restricts user access to the infected machine until a ransom is paid to unlock it. What is BadRabbit and how does it work? A new ransomware campaign, dubbed Bad Rabbit, has hit a number of high profile Read More …

Xiamen declaration

In a significant move forward from the Goa BRICS declaration, Beijing has signed off on New Delhi’s initiative to name two Pakistan-based terrorist groups, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, in the Xiamen declaration. China has been expressing “concern” on the security situation in the region and violence caused by these outfits. This Read More …

Internal Security: challenges and reforms required

The internal security situation of the country has not shown any marked improvement. India’s complex internal security problems: The internal security situation is on a slippery slope. Jammu and Kashmir continues to be in the news for wrong reasons with ceasefire violations by the Pakistan army, continuing infiltrations by terrorists, Read More …

India ranks 23rd in second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2017

The UN telecommunications agency, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), recently released its second edition of the Global Cybersecurity Index (CGI) which ranks countries of the world depending on their national policy against cybercrime — which ascertains there cybersecurity commitment. The index has placed India at a high 23rd position. India is ranked 23rd on the Read More …