CERTs to mitigate cyber security threats in power systems

NEW DELHI: Government has created sectoral Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) to mitigate cyber security threats in power systems.

This was stated by Power minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question on steps taken for reducing vulnerability of Smart Power Grid Technology, in Rajya Sabha today.

Goyal informed that government through Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology(MeitY) and National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre(NCIIPC) has taken several steps to make power utilities and key stakeholders aware to take precautions against cyber threats.

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