July 27, 2021
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Cyberspace splitting along US-China geopolitical lines, India needs a stance: Govt cyber chief

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New Delhi: In order to better tackle rising cyber crimes, India will have to decide its position as cyberspace becomes bipolar in line with current geopolitics, according to India’s cybersecurity chief.

National Cyber Security Co-ordinator Lieutenant General (Dr) Rajesh Pant was speaking at a 2 July online meeting organised by the Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI), a not-for-profit society comprising organisations working in the field of public policy.

“In accordance with the geopolitics that is taking place … there is a technological bipolarity that is taking shape in cyberspace also,” Pant said.

The bipolarity is largely split between America and its allies on one side and China and its ally countries on the…

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