New Cybersecurity Task Force Launched

The National Association of Software and Services Companies and Data Security Council of India have launched a new Cyber Security Task Force (CSTF) to build India as a global hub for cybersecurity solutions. Additionally, this new entity aims to help develop a skilled workforce of cybersecurity professionals. See Also: Cloud Infrastructure: Same Security Needs, Dynamic…

Telangana’s IT/ITeS exports touch 66Kcr

On its first birthday, Telangana has some good news to cheer about. The state’s IT/ITeS exports shot up 15.7% in 2014-15 to Rs 66,276 crore from Rs 57,258 crore in the year ago period, revealed the annual report of the IT&C department that was unveiled by IT and panchayat raj minister K T Rama Rao…

PMC plans e-governance project

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will take up an e-governance project, as part of which all departments will be computerised and more online services will be available. The project will make the city eligible to be part of the Union government’s smart cities initiative. According to the civic body, the e-governance project aims at bringing…

IIT Madras row: Arrest students dean, lawyers demand

Lawyers practising at the Madras high court’s Madurai bench staged a protest here on Tuesday demanding an immediate revocation of the derecognition of a student group at IIT Madras. As many as 60 lawyers gathered in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue on the court premises and raised slogans against the IIT-M management condemning the…

The future of the Internet is on the line

One of the big promises we were made about the Internet was its potential to revolutionize the way that we interact with the world around us. The Internet enables us to transcend our physical restrictions and travel the world; it allows us to access and ingest research, art, culture and knowledge that would have in…

Net neutrality report to be out soon: Prasad

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here today the report on controversial issue of net neutrality, prepared by a telecom department panel, has been sent to the telecom regulator and would be made public soon. State-run telecom Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited will offer free national roaming from June 15, said Prasad. Addressing a…