Vivek Lall to drive UN policy on cyber security

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Jan 31, 2014 22:03 IST

Renowned aerospace and cyber security expert Vivek Lall has been appointed as a special advisor to United Nations, a role in which he will steer the multi-nation body frame policy and its implementation in the area of broadband and associated cyber security issues.

Lall, who is currently president and CEO of Reliance New Ventures Ltd, had been actively engaged in the India-US dialogue in various fields such as defence, aviation, aerospace and cyber security.

He will be working with the President of the General Assembly, John W Ashe, for the implementation of this policy.

The objective of UN is to design, develop and deploy a cyber security strategy that will identify the unique challenges within the global community and provide services that will help address them in an efficient and cost effective manner.

 

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