Directorate of Indian Defence University Organises 2-Day Cyber Exercise on Scenario Building & Response

Indian Army

Jodhpur. After the successful conduct of workshop on Cyber Warfare & Technology, wherein plethora of lessons emerged, Directorate of Indian Defence University organised a two-day Cyber Exercise on Scenario Building & Response at Purple Bay, Jodhpur Officers’ Hostel, New Delhi on April 29-30.

The Exercise is represented by Services, NSCS, NTRO, CERT-in, DRDO, NIC, CSRC, Academia and Industry. This exercise would incorporate all best practices which were recommended during the cyber workshop held earlier with a view to exercise options at different levels to seek synergised response based on the assessment of situation and own capability.


The scope of the exercise would encompass the threat landscape and its impact, incident reporting & response framework, procedures for information exchange, attribution, evidence gathering and malicious service takedown, enhancement of capabilities required to protect information, and information systems, enhance cyber awareness, readiness and coordination, integrated international responses & inter-governmental / inter-agency partnerships.

Lt Gen PS Rajeshwar, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff delivered the keynote address for the two-day cyber exercise. It was followed by painting of Scenarios to seek responses from the stakeholders.

This exercise is planned to be conducted on an annual basis under the aegis of Indian Defence University, which will also involve Indian agencies and subsequently participation from agencies from Friendly Foreign Countries to jointly build the capability against cyber threats.