Guidelines for Protection of National Critical Information Infrastructure

Government of India, has designated ‘National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre’ (NCIIPC) of National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) as the nodal agency under Section 70A(1) of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008 for taking all measures including associated Research and Development for the protection of CIIs in India.

With the advancement of convergent communication technologies and shared Information system in India, Critical Sectors are becoming more dependent on their Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs).These CIIs are interconnected, interdependent, complex and distributed across various geographical locations. Various inherent threats exist to CIIs, ranging from terrorist attacks to organized crimes to espionage, malicious cyber activities, which are growing rapidly. Protection of CIIs and hence CIs of the nation is the one of the paramount concerns of the Government


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