IR seeks inputs on cyber security
Minister of railways Suresh Prabhu chaired a roundtable meet on ‘ensuring cyber security on indian railways’, wherein he sought inputs from government and private agencies including national critical information infrastructure Protection centre, Microsoft and cisco, among others. Railways’ critical activities including train operations rely heavily on it systems. functions such as ticketing, freight operations and asset management too are dependent on the it. during the discussions, ideas were exchanged on cyber threats, security incidents and advanced solutions. The cyber security measures must be implemented as per acceptable standards in the it.