Security Forces Should Be Able To Tackle Cyber Threats, Says Rajnath Singh

New Delhi:  Security agencies’ personnel, including those from special commando forces such as the National Security Guard or the NSG, should be trained in tackling the emerging “fourth dimension” of threats of cyberattacks, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

Addressing the closing ceremony of the 8th All India Police Commando Competition at the National Security Guard garrison in Gurgaon near Delhi, Mr Singh said hacking websites and data leaks also indirectly imperil the national security.

Cyber space is now emerging as the fourth dimension to the threats to our national security, and commandos should also train to eliminate these threats, apart from conventional forms of threats, he said.

The minister said the “iron fists of the commandos of various forces and the NSG can sniff out

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