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Need for Effective Cybersecurity Policy, Law, and Institutional Frameworks

Governing the Internet

Internet technologies have become a major part of our daily lives. Although the Internet began in the United States as part of a defence project, it has become much more now. There is no sole owner of the Internet and no single government or other entity has exclusive power over its functioning. The Internet was not originally designed with security in mind; however, it is now a concern that many countries have become vulnerable to cyberattacks. India must establish a concrete cybersecurity strategy that takes into account the views of central government departments, universities, industries, international allies and partners, and state and local governments.


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The author acknowledges with thanks the comments and valuable suggestions provided in the preparation of this article by Bharat H Desai, Chairperson, Centre for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Updated On : 30th Nov, 2017


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