MHA to launch a security web portal 22-January, 2015.

MHA to launch a security web portal

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has decided to launch a web portal ‘’ that will be a platform for innovation in the field of security related web applications. Any individual, company, student, NGO etc can develop and deploy on this portal such security applications which may be useful to the people. It will enable the general public to get access to a large number of security related applications.

The main objective of launching the web portal ‘’ is to promote innovation in developing security related applications as well as offer to the people safe and trusted applications for their security needs. People will have options to choose the applications best suited for their requirements.

The MHA will give priority on this website to host such applications which provide security in emergency situations to women, children, senior citizens and other vulnerable groups. Other applications that will get priority include tools to monitor objectionable content posted on internet and tools to monitor, prevent, detect and report cyber crime. Thrust areas will also include applications that create awareness about good security practices among people and also educating them about legal provisions and applications facilitating legal services to the needy persons.

Application developers, meeting the basic screening criteria, will be allowed hardware and middleware resources in a cloud based environment to deploy their applications. An expert group constituted by MHA will also evaluate the application on parameters like usefulness, innovation, public acceptance, technology used, maintenance, updation, feedback mechanism etc.

MHA will allow only such applications to be hosted on the website that pass security audit.

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