Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Back-up policy to meet cyber disaster

Thiruvananthapuram: The State government has announced a back-up policy for applications and databases being created as part of its e-governance programme to prevent loss of electronic data in the event of equipment failure or physical and cyber disaster. Taking this initiative one step forward, it has notified all computer resources in government offices, government undertakings and boards as protected systems under the Information Technology Act, 2000. In addition, it has issued another notification authorising certain officials to access the protected system.

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