J-K gets National Award for e-Governance

Jammu and Kashmir has bagged the National Award for e-Governance for the best district-level initiative in the country.

The Department of Administrative Reforms, Ministry of Personnel and the PMO have selected Jammu and Kashmir for National Award e-Governance 2014-15 for the best district- level initiative in the country, an official spokesman said today.
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Good security is about making a cyber-attack more expensive than a break-in: Kaspersky Lab CEO

When hackers breached the firewalls of Sony Pictures Entertainment, they also fired a missive at corporates worldwide. Hacking is now a clear and present danger. In a chat with Corporate Dossier, Eugene Kaspersky, CEO,Kaspersky Lab, who calls cyber weapons the most dangerous innovation of this century, discusses the dark side of internet. Edited excerpts:
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Hackers target thousands of French websites

Paris: Almost 20,000 websites in France have come under attack from hackers in the aftermath of attacks by jihadist gunmen that killed 17 people last week, the defence ministry said Thursday. Arnaud Coustilliere, head of cyber security for the French military, did not specify who was behind the wave of attacks, but said the culprits…