Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

5. Technology

  1. Risk Assessments at State Data Centre, Kerala State Wide Area Network (KSWAN) and Organizational networks need to be carried out continually and remedial measures taken to plug any security holes in the infrastructure.
  2. Critical Sectors in the State Government would be identified and mandated to be ISO 2001 certified. Monitoring of data traffic would be done in real time at Data Centers and in critical networks.
  3. Security Operations Centre (SOC) would be set up and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions would be implemented to alert against cyber threats and help thwart attacks proactively before it negatively impacts state infrastructure. The Security Operation Centre would be integrated with departments having own data centers as well.
  4. Security Auditing would be extended to cover different aspects as Static Code analysis, Dynamic Testing, Risk Assessment and ISMS audits.

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