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29th August, 2023 Security

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  • Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), observed its 40th Foundation Day celebration on 25 August 2023.
  • Also, C-DOT’s Enterprise Security Operation Centre (ESOC) at C-DOT campus, New Delhi and launched TRINETRA.


  • TRINETRA is a combination of multiple Security systems like Security information and Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), User Entity and Behaviour Analytics (UEBA), Multi-Source Threat Intelligence and others.
  • The solution provides 24x7 near real-time actionable cyber-security status and detection and resolution of cyber-threats (Virus, Malware, Ransomware, Spyware etc.).
  • It also performs security evaluation of the organization’s IT assets by protecting endpoints including PC, Laptop, Servers and VMs by detecting, analyses and mitigation of vulnerabilities and giving AI-enabled automated responses to cyber threats ensuring the protection of sensitive data.
  • The solution is capable of protecting the critical digital infrastructure of various Government departments from the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape.


  • The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is an Indian Government-owned telecommunications technology development centre.
  • The Centre for Development of Telematics was established in August 1984 as an autonomous body.
  • Its goal was to develop telecommunication technology to meet the needs of the Indian telecommunication network.
  • C-DOT has expanded to develop intelligent computer software applications.
  • It has offices in Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.


Q. Recently, TRINETRA was in the News. Which of the following best describes TRINETRA?

1) A combination of Multiple Security Systems

2) Tactical ballistic missile

3) Ground Surveillance Radar.

4) Anti-satellite weapon

Answer: 1) A combination of Multiple Security Systems