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  • Navigating the Indian Cyberspace Maze: Guide for Policymakers

    KW Publishers
    ISBN: 978-93-89137-47-7
    Price: ₹.1280/-
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    About The Book

    Cyberspace has turned out to be one of the greatest discoveries of mankind. Today, we have more than four and a half billion people connected to the internet and this number is all set to increase dramatically as the next generational Internet of Things (IoT) devices and 5G technology gets fully rolled out.

    India has been at the forefront of this amazing digital revolution and is a major stakeholder in the global cyberspace eco system. As the world embarks on embracing internet 2.0 characterised by 5G high speed wireless interconnect, generation of vast quantities of data and domination of transformational technologies of Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain and Big Data, India has been presented with a unique opportunity to leapfrog from a developing country to a developed knowledge based nation in a matter of years and not decades.

    This book presents an exciting and fascinating journey into the world of cyberspace with focus on the impactful technologies of AI, block chain and Big Data analysis coupled with an appraisal of the India cyberspace eco system. It has been written especially for a policy maker in order to provide a helicopter overview of the cyberspace domain in adequate detail in simple and understandable language.

    About The Author

    Brigadier Ashish Chhibbar is an alumni of National Defence Academy, Defence Services Staff College and Military College of Telecommunication Engineering and has varied experience of over three decades in all types of terrain and operational assignments. The officer has done his Master of Engineering in Telecommunications from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and PhD from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut.

    Brigadier Ashish Chhibbar is presently Senior Fellow in Strategic Technologies Centre of Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses and his current interests are in cyberspace policy and disruptive technologies of AI, blockchain and big data analysis.



    1. Introduction

    2. A Brief Introduction to Cyberspace

    3. Artificial Intelligence as a Strategic Force Multiplier

    4. Blockchain and Big Data: Enablers of National Security

    5. Appraisal of India's Cyberspace Ecosystem

    6. Recommendations and Conclusion

    Appendix A
    Cyberspace Architecture And Building Blocks

    Appendix B
    Essentials of Artificial Intelligence

    Appendix C
    Recommended Structure of Ministry of Cyberspace