National Cybersecurity Policy, 2016 (Draft)

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Citizens of Nepal, businesses and government to enjoy the full benefits of a safe, secure and resilient cyber space, enabling them to get access to knowledge and share information while understanding and addressing the risks, to reduce the benefits to criminals, secure stable economic and social development and protect essential democratic structures.

1. Background................................................................................4
2. Key Issues and challenges..........................................................5
3. National Vision...........................................................................5
4. Guiding Principle........................................................................5
5. Goals of Cybersecurity Policy......................................................6
6. Development of a National Cybersecurity Guidelines....................6
7. Strengthening the necessary organizational structures................7
7.1. Creation of NepCERT............................................................7
7.2. Services to be provided by NepCERT..........................................8
7.3. Creating a Secure Cyber Environment........................................8
7.4. Strengthening the regulatory and legal framework.....................9
7.5. Capacity building of NepCERT...................................................9
7.6. Information exchange of NepCERT...........................................10
7.7. International Cooperation with NepCERT.................................11
8. Child Online Protection..............................................................11
9. Protection of Critical Infrastructure............................................12
9.1 Definition and Categorization of Critical Infrastructure............................12
10. Implementation of policy framework........................................15
11. Formulation of National ICT Master Plan/National e-Strategies. .15
12. Resource Mobilization.............................................................15
13. Legal Arrangements................................................................16
14. Monitoring and Evaluation.......................................................16

 

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Year of Document: 
2016
Date of Document: 
Monday, August 1, 2016
Document Authors: 
Nepal Telecommunication Authority
Language (This Document): 
English

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