Tag: Digital Police

Recalibrating Security Operations Centre in New Normal

Recalibrating Security Operations Center in New Normal

Over the last few years, there has been significant digitalisation of government organisations across the country, and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this move. To ensure business continuity and effective public service delivery, government departments have stepped up their investment in technology.The indispensable IT infra such as data centres, applications, cloud systems, departmental servers and integrated digital devices have now become even more vital. Overnight, the demands placed on the digital infrastructure have skyrocketed, so does the surface for cyber-attacks.Based on the past learnings and effectiveness of integrated centre for managing cybersecurity, both central & state governments and public sector undertakings (PSUs) have started setting up Security Operation Center (SOC) and Network Operation Centre (NOC).These centres have proven to be a great strategy to mitigate the cybersecurity challenge as they offer better visibility to continuously monitor and improve security posture while preventing, detecting, analysing, and responding to cybersecurity incidents.However,...
Reimagining Modernization and Digital Transformation of Policing

Reimagining Modernization and Digital Transformation of Policing

The prime mission for any police force is to prevent crime and maintain law & order. However, this is easier said than done because, in the age of digital and social media platforms, Police forces are facing increasing public expectations and scrutiny and also there are gradual changes in crime profile and non-crime related activities.In general and especially in times of Covid-19 pandemic, both criminal activities and interactions with citizens have moved to online. Therefore, police forces and any law enforcement agencies must learn to harness digital technology for effective public service delivery.In this endeavour, both central and state governments have tried to bring some kind of digital transformation in policing with the help of projects such as Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS), the introduction of modern age technologies and mobile applications as an integral part of police IT infra.This is key because digital technology has the...
Under Digital Police Portal, the citizens will be able to to register FIRs online. (Photo/PIB)

Rajnath Singh launches Digital Police Portal under CCTNS project

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched a Digital Police Portal under CCTNS project, now citizen will be able to file FIR online.
Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh visiting the CCTNS National Data Centre facility, in New Delhi. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and the Director General, National Informatics Centre, Neeta Verma are also seen. (Photo/PIB)

Modi govt to link police, courts, prisons with CCTNS database

"The government will undertake steps to integrate the various organs of the Criminal Justice System such as the police, courts, prisons, prosecution, forensic laboratories, finger prints and juvenile homes with the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) database," said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
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