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Government in process of hiring 355 cyber security experts

The government today said it is in the process of hiring 355 cyber security professionals for National Informatics Centre.

Published: 20th December 2017 05:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th December 2017 05:25 PM   |  A+A-

Minister of State for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam. | EPS

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The government today said it is in the process of hiring 355 cyber security professionals for National Informatics Centre.

"Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has approved the proposal for creation of 355 posts in National Informatics Centre (NIC) in June, 2017. Necessary action...has already been initiated," Minister of State for electronics and IT Alphons Kannanthanam said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

The proposal for creation of these posts was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security(CSS) in 2013 as part of the approval for Framework for Enhancing Cyber Security.



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