Social media n Cyber security

Social media n Cyber security

Social Media and Cyber Security
Previous year questions

  1. Discuss the potential threats of Cyber attack and the security framework to prevent it.(2017)
  2. Use of internet and social media by non-state actors for subversive activities is a major security concern. How have these been misused in the recent past? Suggest effective guidelines to curb the above threat. (2016)
  3. Discuss the advantage and security implications of cloud hosting of server vis-a-vis in-house machine-based hosting for government businesses. (2015)
  4. Considering the threats cyberspace poses for the country, India needs a “Digital Armed Force” to prevent crimes. Critically evaluate the National Cyber Security Policy, 2013 outlining the challenges perceived in its effective implementation. (2015)
  5. Cyber warfare is considered by some defense analysts to be a larger threat than even Al Qaeda or terrorism. What do you understand by Cyber warfare? Outline the cyber threats which India is vulnerable to and bring out the state of the country’s preparedness to deal with the same. (2013)
  6. What are social networking site and what security implications do these sites present? (2013)

RAG Topics


Quick bytes

  1. After land, sea, air and space, warfare has entered the fifth domain: cyberspace

Practice questions

  1. To achieve the business benefits afforded by digitization, a secure network infrastructure and a threat-centric security model are critical. Discuss the various initiatives taken by government to protect India’s critical network infrastructure.

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