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117 Government Websites Hacked during January - June 2011

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:48

Delhi: The Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot today informed the Lok Sabha in written reply to a question that a total of 117 Government websites were defaced during the period January - June, 2011. All the affected organizations and departments were requested to provide web server logs of hacked websites for analysis and identifying nature and type of attack and vulnerabilities exploited by the hacker.

Intermediaries Guidelines Rules, 2011 formulated after wide consultation: IT Minister

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:44

Delhi: News items had appeared in media on certain aspects of the Intermediaries Guidelines Rules, 2011 notified on 11.4.2011 under Information Technology Act, 2000. The media had projected that the rules violate the principle of freedom of expression and enable the government to regulate content.

GIIP Launches Off-Campus IP Learning

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 23:16

Global Institute of Intellectual Property, a leading Intellectual Property (IP) training company, is pleased to launch its Off-Campus IP Learning programme and is inviting applications for the same. The programme aims at making IP learning more easily available, cost-effective and convenient to a broader constituency of learners. The Off-Campus IP Learning programme is an extension of GIIP’s existing instructor led training programs and will impart IP knowledge and skills to uses with technical, legal and management background.

Government denies Hacking of NSG Website

Submitted by dhananjay on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 23:08

New Delhi: Reports in a section of the media state that the NSG Website has been hacked and some information on it has been stolen etc. There is no indication that NSG Website has been hacked. The Website does not contain any sensitive data. It is, in fact, meant for public use containing information of general nature that might be useful to the general public. The present Website is being revamped with the help of NIC to make it more useful and more secure following Government guidelines on the subject.