Steps taken to ensure robust cyber security of GST Network

Posted on    12 April 2017

GST network free from cyber-attack and data theft

Till 7:00 Pm on 1st March, 2017, 48,48,641 taxpayers had enrolled on GST portal (www.gst.gov.in )

Necessary steps are being taken by GSTN to ensure robust cyber security of GST Network. To ensure the same, inputs from National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC), officers from the Intelligence Bureau and CERT-In, have also been taken and various aspects relating to security including the mechanism to enhance the resilience of critical and sensitive GST IT Network have been examined. GSTN has also partnered with Standardisation Testing & Quality Certification (STQC), Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) for providing security audit and compliance support to GSTN.

 This was stated by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.



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