Bharat taking quantum leap towards digitalisation: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the Narendra Modi government is committed to creating a cyber-success society by making the internet secure for every citizen.

Speaking at the inauguration of Cyber Security Operations Centre in Assam Rifles Headquarters at Laitkor in Shillong, he said that Bharat is taking a quantum leap towards digitalisation.

He added that prevention of Cyber crimes is a priority of the Modi government.

Shah praised the efforts of the Assam Rifles in modernising its operations, an official statement said here.

The Home Minister said the Cyber Security Operations Centre will strengthen the cyber security posture of the force by carrying out real time monitoring of the network, mitigation of external threats and prevention of cyber violations in the Assam Rifles Wide Area Network (ARWAN).

The cyber security operations centre has been equipped with a state-of-the-art network and data monitoring devices to provide 24X7 services, he stated.

Shah also appreciated the concerted efforts of Assam Rifles in ensuring seamless and secure digital services within the force.

The Centre is first of its kind among all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The increased cyber attacks in present times have made it imperative to safeguard our networks from nefarious intruders, hacking and other cyber incursions. The present infrastructure enables the integration and management of diverse aspects affiliated with operations.

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