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Posted at: May 11, 2019, 7:11 AM; last updated: May 11, 2019, 7:11 AM (IST)

Cyber security system need of the hour, says TBRL Director

Mohali, May 10

New technologies like cyber security system are need of the hour. Such systems strengthen the Indian cyber space. This was stated by Dr Manjit Singh, Director of the Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), on the 31st foundation day of C-DAC, Mohali.

Dr Manjit, who was presiding over the function at a hotel in Chandigarh, lauded the efforts of C-DAC engineers for contributing significantly to the advancement of computing technologies in the country.

Dr Ravi K Gupta, Medical Superintendent, GMCH-32, Chandigarh, was the guest of honour. Directors of C-DAC, New Delhi, SASE, DIHAR and AOC, 3 BRD, also participated.

Cyber security team, led by its head Rakesh Sehgal, has developed a cyber security system for law enforcement agencies and researchers. It provides situational awareness leading to early warning of cyber attacks. It captures large-scale cyber attacks using honey-pot sensors.

An indigenously developed Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) platform with ultra-low power WSN motes and multiprotocol gateway was also launched. This system is capable of capturing signals wirelessly for remote monitoring and intelligent control.

An open source configurable project management information system for efficient and timely completion of projects has been developed by C-DAC.

Dr PK Khosla, Executive Director, enumerated that C-DAC has brought about massive digital transformation in the northern states, which have changed the way citizens utilise the services provided by the government. — TNS


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