India and the U.S. are being urged to join the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace which now has 75 countries on board. It deals with the new cybersecurity threats faced in the world.
About Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace:
The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace was announced in 2018 by the French President.
It was announced during the Internet Governance Forum held at UNESCO and the Paris Peace Forum.
It is a non-binding declaration.
19 April, 2021
Indian Army will participate in a Multinational Military Exercise named “Shantir Ogroshena-2021” in Bangladesh.
About Exercise ‘Shantir Ogroshena-2021’:
Exercise Shantir Ogroshena (Front Runner of the Peace) is a multinational military exercise.
The 2021 edition of the Exercise will be held in Bangladesh.
It is held there to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh’s ‘Father of the Nation’ Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
04 April, 2021
Security Forces & Agencies
Moaists- Tarrem attacks
Tarrem attacks indicate that the weakened Maoists remain a strong military threat
Details of the attack
The deaths of over 20 paramilitary personnel in an encounter with the Maoists in the Tarrem area near Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district once again puts the spotlight on the long-running conflict in this remote tribal region.
Reports indicate a Maoist ambush of the paramilitary personnel from different units – the Special Task
06 April, 2021
The 11th edition of Indo-US Joint Special Forces Exercise Vajra Prahar was conducted at Special Forces Training School located at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
About Exercise Vajra Prahar:
Exercise Vajra Prahar is a Special Forces joint military training exercise.
It takes place alternately in India and the US since 2010.
The exercise enables sharing of best practices and experience in areas such as joint mission planning capabilities and operational tactics.
01 April, 2021
Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)
The Government is working on Second ‘Positive Indigenisation List’ as part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan on domestic procurements.
Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework was launched in April, 2018 with an aim to achieve self-reliance and to foster innovation and technology development in defence and aerospace by engaging industries including MSMEs, Start-ups, individual innovators, R&D institutes and academia.
19 March, 2021
What is Cyber Forensics or Computer Forensics?
Computer forensics is the application of investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence from a particular computing device in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law.
Cyberforensics is an electronic discovery technique used to determine and reveal technical criminal evidence. It often involves electronic data storage extraction for legal purposes.
Although still in its infancy, c
14 March, 2021
KALVARI CLASS OF SUBMARINES
Indian Navy’s fifth Kalvari-class Diesel Electric attack submarine INS Vagir was launched recently at Mazgaon Dock in Mumbai.
The other vessels in the class are INS Kalvari, INS Khanderi, INS Karanj, INS Vela and INS Vagsheer.
About Kalvari Class of Submarines
This class of submarines have Diesel Electric transmission systems and these are primarily attack submarines designed to target and sink adversary naval vessels.
17 November, 2020
Security Forces & Agencies
Data on Cyber Crime
The data according to National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal, since its inception in Aug 2019,a total of 3,17,439 cybercrime incidents and 5,771 FIRs have been registered up to Feb 2021 in the country.
The conversion of complaints received into FIRs stood at 1.81%.
CERT-In says, around 1.44 lakh cases were observed between 2014-16.
Cases doubled in three years.
Leak of personal Information of 3.2M debit car
10 March, 2021
Indian Navy inducted INS Karanj into service, the 3rd Scorpene-class conventional diesel-electric submarine.
About INS Karanj:
INS Karanj is a part of Project-75I.
It is the 3rd of the first batch of 6 Scorpene-class submarines for the Indian Navy.
It is French naval defence and energy group.
Manufactured by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai.
INS Karanj is equipped with centralised propulsion and machinery control.
The powerful diesel engine
13 March, 2021
Ministry of Home Affairs has written to states, sharing international boundaries with Myanmar.
Why was this directive issued?
Myanmar’s military ordered a crackdown on protesters several Myanmar citizens are illegally entering India.
The State governments had no powers to grant refugee status to any foreigner.
India is not a signatory to the United Nations Refugee Convention of 1951 and its 1967 Protocol.
About United Nations Refugee Convention,1951:
The 1951 Refuge
14 March, 2021