Cyber security has become an integral aspect of national security. Moreover, its area of influence extends far beyond military domains to cover all aspects of a nation’s governance, economy and welfare.
Although India was one of the few countries to launch a cyber security policy in 2013, not much has transpired in terms of a coordinated cyber approach. Thus, there is a need for a comprehensive cyber security policy in India.
The current emergent pandemic is extraordinary and certainly call for diverse actions but the practicability of putting an absolute embargo on the legal standards of medical practice don't seem to be justified. The solution may lie in a separate set of directives being issued in light of the prevalent situation so as to balance the interests of the patients, doctors and other stakeholders.
An outright ban would defeat the purpose of a ban as it would only create a black market which is more harmful in the long term. However, regulation and taxation could be a solution to reduce the consumer base until scientific evidences prove their health risk,