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Ministry rejects cyber security council bill

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ISLAMABAD: The much awaited proposed National Cyber Security Council (NCSC) Bill has failed to get the nod of Ministry of Information Technology, which has termed it ‘anti-state’ and ‘against national security’. The NCSC bill was moved by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed. State Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman told a Senate panel on November 10 […]

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National Cyber Security Council Bill (NCSC) 2014 introduced in Senate

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Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed presented Pakistan’s first ever bill on cyber security, named Cyber Security Council Bill 2014, in the Senate on Monday. The bill seeks establishment of a National Cyber Security Council and defines its functions and powers as to develop and draft policy, guidelines and governance models related to ever emerging cyber security […]

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Growing rights violations: Restoration of human rights ministry proposed

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ISLAMABAD: A Senate subcommittee has recommended the restoration of a full-fledged, independent human rights ministry to effectively handle human rights-related issues. The subcommittee of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Human Rights made the recommendations at a meeting chaired by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Tuesday. Senator Mushahid also recommended a journalist defence fund to help […]

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