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MoIT Issues First Cyber-Crime Policy in Pakistan

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In the past few years, Pakistan’s digital landscape has completely changed. The use of such systems has improved global connectivity and enhanced the use of digital services in Pakistan. But at the same time, there have been a great number of Cyber Security which are quite worrisome for the IT industry. The increase in cyber-security-related incidents has created an alarming situation and has led to the launch of the first Cyber-Crime policy by the Ministry of Information and Technology.

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The Federal Minister for IT Syed Aminul Haq said at a cabinet meeting that the purpose of the policy was to ensure the security of data, information, and other private content owned by Pakistani citizens.

“The IT ministry and all relevant public and private institutions will be provided all possible assistance and support to ensure that their data, services, ICT products and systems are in line with the requirements of cyber security,” he added.

The policy will serve as a national response to cyber-crime-related incidents that occur in both the private and public sectors.

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