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Cyber security: Country lags in preparedness: experts

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Security experts have called for a national cyber security force in a policy seminar here on Friday, said a press release. The seminar ‘Cyber Threats: Implications on National Security’, organised by Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), was designed to build a consensus around any possible future threats and the need to encourage indigenous technologies, it […]

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Government not prepared to handle cyber threats: experts

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ISLAMABAD: Calling for urgent steps for legislation on cyber security, experts on Tuesday warned that the government was not adequately prepared to deal with cyber threats. Speaking at a seminar ‘Security in Cyber Space: Implications and Challenges’, experts said legislation and a well-defined policy on cyber security was needed to decide on the steps the […]

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Government urged to put in place an agency to address hacking issue

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan does not have an official computer emergency readiness team (CERT) to combat cyber threats and vulnerabilities and this gap is filled by semi-official and privately-run initiatives. One such effort is a CERT team called PISA-CERT, which successfully thwarted a mock cyber attack on Wednesday at the Pakistan Research Centre for Cyber Security (PRCCS) […]

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