Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

6. People

  1. CERT-K team would be expanded and strengthened to have the best expertise in Cyber Security. It needs to have teams to work on research and development, threat intelligence and monitoring, forensics, training, testing, Incident Response and coordination with other CERTS, Internet Service Providers, Telecom companies, Industry, research institutions, law enforcement agencies and media. 24 x 7 Control room for Incident response and Testing laboratories need to be set up. Innovative ideas to further the cause of Cyber Security across Government and Public at large need to be rolled out.
  2. Various cyber security awareness programs and capacity building exercises would be conducted periodically in organizations to assess the risk of lack of awareness.
  3. Each department would have to build an Information Security Team of trained security professionals headed by a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). An effective handholding mechanism would be devised in CERT K to guide the departments.