Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

1. Introduction

Cyber Security is a critical element of the State IT infrastructure. CERT-Kerala (Computer Emergency Response Team - Kerala) is assigned the task of dealing with Cyber Security matters for the state government. The project which was set up in 2010 has been primarily focusing on strengthening cyber security in the e-Governance space.

The State Government is taking huge strides towards a digital society riding on the pillars of Digital Kerala and Digital India. The State understands the importance of data security while moving ahead with such transformational advances in e-Governance space. With this in mind, CERT-K has a vision to establish systems and processes that will create trust in our electronic environment by securing cyber space in Kerala. This vision on cyber security is based on three pillars of Process, Technology and People.

Accommodating Failures Vision