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Mumbai 'cyberattack' puts focus on the need for greater security

India Inc leaders said they are taking sufficient action and investing in technology to prevent such attacks, especially since work-from-home became a norm

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For the past few years, India has been among the top most targeted countries

A reported cyberattack on Indian electricity utilities, which shut Mumbai down last October, has caused concern among top Indian companies with cyber experts saying the country needs to invest additional resources to strengthen its IT systems. According to a New York Times report, a Chinese government-backed cyber hack was behind the Mumbai power outage, which was meant to send a message to the Indian government at the height of tension between the two countries in Ladakh. Neither Indian nor Chinese governments have reacted to the news report. India Inc leaders, meanwhile, ...