The federal cabinet is likely to approve the first ‘National Cyber Security Policy 2021’ on Tuesday.
The Cabinet meeting scheduled for today, [Tuesday] would consider two agenda items of the Ministry. The Cabinet would deliberate on National Cyber Security Policy 2021 and policy directive for the auction of NGMS spectrum in Pakistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has drafted National Cyber Security Policy 2021, with guiding principle regard a cyber-attack on Pakistan as an act of aggression against national sovereignty and will defend itself with appropriate response measures and will act in accordance with national and international laws and expect reciprocal respect of our national digital sovereignty.
The draft policy envisages developing secure and resilient cyber systems and networks for national cybersecurity and response.
The policy framework envisaged securing the entire cyberspace of Pakistan including all information and communication systems used in both public and private sectors.