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India gears up to fight hackers

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. Security concerns: 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. Mr Shah said the government was keen to counter cyber attacks on defence, business and government organisations. Based in the capital, Delhi, the centre is expected to cost up to $20m. Full Story

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