Over 93,000 instances of cyber crimes have been reported within the nation between 2017 and 2019, Lok Sabha was knowledgeable on Tuesday.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai additionally mentioned that 46 instances of cyber terrorism have been reported within the nation throughout the identical interval and the FIRs have been registered below Section 66F of the Information Technology Act, 2000 associated to cyber terrorism.
According to the information printed by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the cybercrime instances registered in 2017, 2018 and 2019 have been 21796, 27248 and 44546 respectively, he mentioned in a written reply to a question.
The minister mentioned the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) is serving because the nationwide company for responding to cybersecurity incidents as per provisions of Section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000.
The CERT-In receives inputs from its situational consciousness techniques and menace intelligence sources about malware infections in networks of entities throughout sectors.
Whenever any incident involves the discover of CERT-In, it points alerts and advisories to the entities involved and sectoral Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) for remedial measures, he mentioned.
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