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Union Home Minister attends Passing Out Parade at CISF Regional Training Centre Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu Shri Rajnath Singh asks CISF to raise specialised wing and conduct regular cyber security audits

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Union Home Minister attends Passing Out Parade at Regional Training Centre Arakkonam in

Shri asks to raise specialised wing and conduct regular cyber security audits

The Union Home Minister Shri has said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) needs to upgrade and technologically advance itself to face and counter any incident of cyber terrorism. Addressing the Passing Out Parade of Assistant Commandants (Executive), Sub Inspectors (Executive) and Assistant Sub Inspectors (Executive) at the Regional Training Centre (RTC) Arakkonam, in Vellore district of today, Shri said a specialised Wing in the should be created to conduct regular cyber security audits and build capacities to deal with cyber-terrorism.

Pointing out that cyber-terrorism has emerged as a major terror threat facing several countries in the world, the Union Home Minister said the cyber terrorists use digital tracks to attack important institutions, buildings and installation.

Shri also called upon the to conduct regular security audits of all important buildings and installations. The should strengthen its security mechanism based on these audit reports and also by adopting new technological solutions, he added. The Union Home Minister said the needs to maintain its core competence against terrorism so that our strategic installations are not hit by any terrorist group. Shri said India is one of the fastest emerging economies of the world. Certain anti-India forces are not able to appreciate these visible economic trends in India, he added.

Noting with satisfaction that the has largest number of women among the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Shri said hes confident the will be the first Force to achieve 33% reservation target for Women. The has crossed many milestones during its journey of nearly 48 years since inception. The role of has been further diversified and expanded with rapid increase in globalisation and liberalization, he added. Applauding the excellent turnout of the Parade, the Union Home Minister also congratulated the trainers who have trained these probationers. He said training is the most important pillar of any force. Shri said he is hopeful the training given to probationers will help them in performing their duties.

During the Dikshant Parade, the Union Home Minister also awarded medals and prizes. Shri later laid the Foundation Stone of the Sub-Officers Ladies Hostel, at the RTC, Arakkonam. The Director General, CISF, Shri O.P. Singh and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 00:20 IST