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INDIA’S PREPAREDNESS FOR STATE-SPONSORED APT ATTACKS IS IMPROVING

APT attacks

As cybercriminals targeted various sectors of the Indian infrastructure, including businesses and financial service firms, the country has decided to bring a section of sovereignty in the upcoming cybersecurity plan. It would not only protect Indian cyberspace against the growing APT attacks but also build up India’s cyber offensive capabilities to fight the adversaries. While speaking about the new cyber

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India is Formulating National Cyber Strategy While Building Cyberwarfare Capacity

National Cyber Strategy

Over time, state-led or non-state hybrid warfare has multiplied the cybercrime attack options with higher frequency throughout the globe. In India, geopolitical tensions have sped up the process of developing offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. In addition, the government is also looking to unveil a national cyber strategy that would holistically cover the entire Indian cyberspace ecosystem. In a recent

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Major Indian Firms Providing Penetration Testing and Cyber Forensics

Indian firms

The steady increase in cyberwarfare activities throughout the globe has motivated countries to build offensive and defensive capabilities. Countries like the US, UK, Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, Israel, etc. have been launching cyber operations on the developing nations, extending the nature of war. In the wake of steady growth in the nation-state-sponsored attacks, world nations including India have made

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Pakistan and China Team Up to Wage Propaganda Warfare on India

Propaganda warfare

The cyberattacks from neighbouring adversaries have blurred the national boundaries. It has become necessary for India to confront these acts of propaganda warfare comprehensively. Amid the growing concept of cyberwarfare in South Asia, India is consequently seeking to balance its offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. Over time Indian APT groups like C-35, SideWinder, Viceroy Tiger, and firms like Srivastava Group

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India Ranks in Third-tier Countries on a Spectrum of Cyber Warfare Capabilities

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In the wake of persistent cyber warfare attacks and data breaches, India has been looked down upon within the security community multiple times. The existing crises and conflicts that were previously fought at the borders and consumed the national capacities have now occupied Indian cyberspace. The world is witnessing the use of cyber tools to avoid and counter compromise on

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Cyber Agreements Have Become Indispensable to Combat Fifth Generation Warfare

cyber agreements

Noting the need to strengthen the security of critical information infrastructure, India is actively expanding cyber agreements and cooperation with foreign nations. Moreover, it is also developing offensive cyber capabilities to regulate information exchanges, foreign agreements, and frameworks to combat cybercrime significantly. India signed MoU with many countries to promote closer cooperation for the exchange of knowledge and experience in

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India Adopts a Two-Pronged Approach to Mitigate Cyberattacks

Information warfare

The information warfare between India and its neighbouring rivals is steadily increasing, owing to the rapid evolution of cyberspace. As a result, India is building offensive cyber capabilities and simultaneously strengthening the policies to prevent future cyberattacks. India has had several cases of information warfare, and other forms of conflict inflicted upon by the rival nations to achieve information superiority.

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Government of India is Smartly Outsourcing Offensive Cyber Capabilities from Private Players

Offensive cyber

Following the increasing dependence on Information Technology, the constantly rising cases of cyberattacks have become a huge problem. Multiple firms have improved their defensive and offensive cyber capabilities, fostering a series of strategies to become cyber resilient. India ranks 21 in a report on National Cyber Power Index 2020 (NCPI), published by Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at

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Resurrection of Non-State Actors Can Help India Win the Information Warfare Battle

information warfare

Information warfare has become an important aspect in the present world. Both the state and non-state actors have been drawn towards the distinct form of conflict. Information superiority is achieved either by affecting the adversary information, information systems, and computer-based networks while defending one’s information, systems, or networks. Developed countries like the US, Russia, China, etc. have called information warfare

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In the Face of Rising Cyberwarfare, India Steps up Cyber Cooperation with Russia

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In the wake of technological evolution, India has continued to unlock new growth opportunities through digital cooperation and strategic partnerships with the major cyber powers. The world’s largest democracy is not only making a breakthrough in bilateral terms but equally realising a greater vision of possessing cyber capabilities and solutions to counter the growing cyberwarfare. For a secure digital future,

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