Amit Shah, Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation inaugurated a Cyber Security Operations Centre at HQ Assam Rifles at Laitkor, Shillong on 18 January 2024 in presence of Lt Gen P C Nair, Director General Assam Rifles.
The Cyber Security Operations Centre will strengthen the Cyber Security posture of the Force by carrying out real time monitoring of the network, mitigation of external threats & prevention of Cyber violations in Assam Rifles Wide Area Network (ARWAN).
The Cyber Security Operations Centre has been equipped with state of the Art Network & data monitoring devices to provide 24 x 7 services. The centre is first of its kind among CAPFs.
The increased cyber attacks in present times has made it imperative to safeguard our networks from nefarious intruders, hacking and other cyber incursions. The present infrastructure enables integration and management of diverse aspects affiliated with our operations. The minister appreciated the concerted efforts of Assam Rifles in ensuring seamless & secure digital services within the Force.