Task Force for Cyber Security Policy announced
May 5th, 2013 | Technology Times | No Comments
This was disclosed by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of Senate Defence Committee, while addressing a recently held Cyber Secure Pakistan Conference here.
Senates Defence Committee has taken the initiative for the formulation of Cyber Security Policy to preserve, promote and protect Pakistans national security digitally.
Mushahid, while defining the role of the Task Force on Cyber Security Policy, said that the task force working jointly with Pakistan Information Security Association (PISA) under Senate Defence Committee will be asked to define the nature of the new emerging threats to the countrys national security and defence in the digital battlefield and to prepare cyber security policy, in consultation and with the cooperation of experts and professionals from PISA and government organizations as well.
He further said that legislation and legal framework for cyber security and guarding against cyber warfare will be another most important task as the cyber warfare is already being waged by certain elements and must be countered with courage.
He hoped the joint task force will be capable to promote the required awareness for Cyber Security and to bring all relevant stakeholders on one platform for collaborated and organized efforts.
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