Ravi Shankar Prasad launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi

Ravi Shankar Prasad launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi

Union Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad launched Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi on February 21, 2017 for Botnet cleaning and Malware analysis as a psrt of digital India initiative

He also launched two mobile apps

1.Mkavach to protect smart phones and tablets from hackers

2.Samvid to protect Desktops from suspicious applications from running

Cyber Swachhta Kendra :

To create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections.

Cyber Swachhta Kendra will operate in close coordination and collaboration with Internet Service Providers and Antivirus companies.

The centre is being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team.

The planning of this centre was announced in 2015 with an outlay of Rs 100 crore.

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