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Govt may extend deadline for Cert-In cyber rules by 3 months to help MSMEs

According to Cert-In's guidelines, all enterprises, intermediaries, data centres and govt organisation are required to report any data breach to the government within six hours of becoming aware of it

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BS Web Team New Delhi
The government of India is likely to extend the deadline for complying the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In) for the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by three months, reported The Economic Times.

Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said to ET, “We are very clear. We will not make SMEs or MSMEs bear the burden of this additional compliance until they are ready.”

According to Cert-In’s guidelines dated April 28, all enterprises, intermediaries, data centres and government organisation are required to report any data breach to the

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First Published: Oct 12 2022 | 2:55 PM IST

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