Indian Army stepping up cyber security
- January 18, 2018
The Indian Army is strengthening its cyber and information warfare capabilities against China, as it believes this will be the next theatre of operation, besides fighting battles in the mountains along the Line of Actual Control in a conflict with the country At the military level, India is preparing for any threat emerging from China, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said, addressing reporters here ahead of Army Day, which is to be celebrated on Monday.
“We are focussing on information and cyber warfare capabilities. We are more concerned about these fields than on fighting at border. We are trying to ensure that there are good firewalls and the capability of handling them,”General Rawat” said.
On being asked how cyber threats emerging from China were being addressed, he said the Army’s focus was on securing its information and networks.
Source: The Economic Times