NHPC organizes Conference on Cyber Security for CERT Hydro Constituent Organization

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By Sarkaritel June 26, 2019 05:46

NHPC organizes Conference on Cyber Security for CERT Hydro Constituent Organization


Faridabad, June 24 NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company organized a conference on ‘Cyber Security for CERT Hydro Constituent Organization’ on 24th June 2019 at Faridabad. The conference was inaugurated by Shri Balraj Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, NHPC in the presence of Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical) NHPC, CISO, Ministry of Power, DDG, NCIIPC, CEO – DSCI and delegates from various hydro utilities across the country.

In his inaugural address Balraj Joshi, CMD, NHPC outlined the vision of Ministry of Power to carry out a holistic implementation of National Cyber Security Policy. He also emphasized upon strengthening of cyber security for the hydro sector. Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical), NHPC in his address said that at NHPC takes a comprehensive approach at addressing cyber security and focuses on laying down the foundations for securing tomorrow’s cyber world.

The conference had been organized with the aim of emphasizing the need of cyber security in hydro sector. As the leading hydro power organization in the country, NHPC has been nominated by Ministry of Power as CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team)-Hydro for hydro sector. NHPC has been given the responsibility of providing guidance and support to hydro sector CPSUs, State and Private Utilities for establishing their Cyber Security Framework. The conference was attended by the representatives of 25 Hydro sector utilities across India.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 26, 2019 05:46