Monday, July 29, 2013

Israel's Verint to Get Indian Government Contract for Interception Tools

India - Verint's leadership team recently met communications minister Kapil Sibal in Israel and indicated the company's desire to work with the government to intercept all forms of encrypted communications to address India's cyber security needs.

Sibal has also apprised Israel's IT & communications minister Gilad Erdan about engaging Verint to implement an interception solution. "Verint is willing to work with the Indian government to address the issue of intercepting encrypted communications like Gmail, Yahoo-. mail and others. It will shortly co-ordinate with DoT's security wing and CERT-In teams to implement a customized interception solution," says an internal telecom department note, a copy of which was reviewed by ET. (more)

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India - Worried over increasing tiger deaths each year and many due to poaching and poisoning, India plans to start round-the-clock electronic surveillance of some of the tiger habitats using high definition cameras. (more)