Indian Govt Orders Organizations to Report Security Breaches Within 6 Hours to CERT-In


CERT-In, India’s computer and emergency response organisation, released new guidelines on Thursday that compel service providers, intermediaries, data centres, and government agencies to disclose cybersecurity incidents, such as data breaches, within six hours.

Compromise of critical systems, targeting scanning, unauthorised access to computers and social media accounts, website defacements, malware deployments, identity theft, DDoS attacks, data breaches and leaks, rogue mobile apps, and attacks against servers and network appliances such as routers and IoT devices are among the types of incidents covered. Read More…