CYBER SWACHHATA KENDRA LAUNCHED TO PREVENT CYBER-ATTACKS

“Cyber Swachhta Kendra”

Mission:

To enhance the cyber security of Digital India’s IT infrastructure by providing information on botnet/malware threats and suggesting remedial measures.

What is “Cyber Swachhata Kendra“?

The “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is a part of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). It has been set up for analyzing BOTs/malware characteristics and providing information and enabling citizens for removal of BOTs/malware. In addition, “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” will strive to create awareness among citizens to secure their data, computers, mobile phones and devices such as home routers.

The “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” collaborates with industry and academia to detect systems infected by bots. It also collaborates with the Internet Service Providers to notify the end users regarding infection of their system and providing them assistance to clean their systems. The center will also enhance awareness of common users regarding botnet, malware infections and measures to be taken to prevent malware infections and secure their computers / systems / devices.

The “ Cyber Swachhta Kendra ” (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is a part of the Government of India’s Digital India initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections in India and to notify, enable cleaning and securing systems of end users so as to prevent further infections. The “ Cyber Swachhta Kendra ” (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is set up in accordance with the objectives of the “National Cyber Security Policy”, which envisages creating a secure cyber ecosystem in the country. This centre operates in close coordination and collaboration with Internet Service Providers and Product/Antivirus companies. This website provides information and tools to users to secure their systems/devices. This centre is being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under provisions of Section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

note: For more information about this please visit the “Cyber Swachhata Kendra” .