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28th July 2022 (8 Topics)

28th July 2022

QUIZ - 28th July 2022

5 Questions

5 Minutes

Mains Question:

Q1. Cybersecurity is integral to national security. However, India is witnessing a steady spike in the cybercrime. In this regard, discuss required measures to strengthen cyberspace and digital environment. (150 words)

Approach

  • Introduction- Increasing cybercrime
  • Evolution of nature of attacks over the years
  • Reason behind increase in attacks
    • increase in online traffic
    • lack of awareness
    • lack of technical knowledge among police and people
    • difficulties in investigating cybercrimecases
  • Implications of cybercrime and weak cybersecurity defense on national security
  • Required measures toward strengthening cyberspace and digital environment
  • Conclude accordingly

Editorials

Context: 

Adopting agro-ecological approaches that result in sustainable food production systems is the need of the hour, to ensure food security for the world.

Status of soil degradation:

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s ‘State of Land, Soil and Water’ report:

  • Incredibly, if no remedial action is done, over 90% of the earth's soils might be deteriorated by 2050, up from the current one-third degradation rate.
  • India’s status: While 145 million hectares in India are thought to have soil deterioration, it is estimated that 96.40 million hectares — or nearly 30% of the entire geographical area — have land degradation.
  • Global status: Globally, 1,660 million hectares (29%) of the 5,670 million hectares of land whose biophysical condition is deteriorating are due to human-induced land degradation.
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