Starting from the Stone Age, it has always been human psyche to protect itself from external threats. The ideas, tricks and the methodology of protection from evil and intruding threat factors have also evolved over the time. Initially we, the humans, had to guard ourselves from physical threats like invaders and the looters. Nowadays, with the rising popularity of cyber connectivity and worldwide interlinking, the evil has also evolved in the form of breach of cyber security. It is a virtual world we have created and we have to be well prepared to protect and sustain our virtual world from the virtual invaders.
The Cyber World has been created by computers and computer networks. The internet which is an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world is an interactive tool for instant access of information and knowledge on nearly every subject. The web has created the super express highway of communication and infotainment connecting every part of the globe which, in turn, has made the concept of Global Village a virtual reality.
National Cyber Safety and Security Standards has been started with a great vision to safeguard the nation from the current threats in the cyber space. The multi-dimensional structure of technology in the cyber space poses a great challenge in handling the complex problems in the cyber domain.
Our nation is facing huge threats from various countries in cyber attacks and information thefts. National Cyber Safety has taken a visionary initiative to curb and enervate the notoriously spreading cyber threats from various directions and dimensions.
Today Cyber Security is a daunting National Security Problem, and we're applying decades of expertise to the task. As the most networked nation on earth, the India is extremely vulnerable. To keep systems safe and foil attacks, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards develops protective technologies, conduct threat assessments, and analyze Government, Military, and Civilian computer networks.
National Cyber Safety and Security Standards have done an extensive research in the Cyber domain to understand the nature of cyber threats and Cyber Crimes. We have understood that the multi-faceted cyber technology cannot be handled by common standards and security policies. Thus, a Common Platform to facilitate the experts to provide an effective solution for the complex and alarming problems in the society towards cyber security domain. National Cyber Safety and Security Standards is developing innovative strategies and compliance procedures to curb the increasing complexity of the Global Cyber Threats.