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Recently, the Minister of State for Communications, Government of India, launched the TRINETRA Security system at the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) campus in New Delhi.


GS III: Security Challenegs

Dimensions of the Article:

  2. Key Facts about Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)


  • Integrated Security Solution: C-DOT’s TRINETRA is a comprehensive amalgamation of various security systems, including:
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
    • Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR)
    • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • User Entity and Behavior Analytics (UEBA)
    • Multi-Source Threat Intelligence, and more.
  • Cybersecurity Status: Offers 24×7 near real-time actionable insights into the cybersecurity landscape.
  • Threat Detection and Resolution: Facilitates identification and resolution of cyber threats, spanning viruses, malware, ransomware, spyware, and more.
  • Endpoint Protection: Safeguards IT assets, such as PCs, laptops, servers, and virtual machines, via vulnerability detection, analysis, and mitigation. Implements AI-enabled automated responses to cyber threats.
  • Sensitive Data Protection: Ensures safeguarding of sensitive data during operations.
  • Government Sector Focus: Primarily designed to safeguard the critical digital infrastructure of various government departments.
  • Adaptive Defense: Equipped to counteract the evolving and dynamic cyber threat landscape.

Key Facts about Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT):

  • Role and Affiliation: C-DOT serves as the principal Research and Development (R&D) center under the Department of Telecommunications, part of the Ministry of Communications, Government of India.
  • Diverse Telecom Technologies: C-DOT is renowned for its contributions to cutting-edge Telecom technologies, encompassing domains like 4G/5G, Disaster Management, Cyber Security, and Quantum Communications.
  • Establishment: C-DOT was founded in 1984 as an autonomous Telecom R&D institution operating under the Department of Telecommunications.
  • Legal Status: It operates as a registered society in accordance with the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
  • Recognition: C-DOT holds recognition as a ‘public funded research institution’ under the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
  • Location: The headquarters of C-DOT is situated in New Delhi.

-Source: Indian Express, PIB


March 2024