India gears up to fight hackers

Monday, 16 June 2003, 5:17 PM EST

India's first internet security centre is due to become operational in July. The centre will aim to prevent cyber attacks on key defence, business and government establishments.

The project is being handled by the central information technology ministry with the help of the US-based security group, Cert.

Cert is a research and development centre run by the Carnegie Mellon University that helps improve internet security.

The date for the launch of the net security centre was announced by India's Information Technology Secretary Rajiv Ratan Shah in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.

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