- Science and Technology- developments and Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
- Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
- Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
- Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.
Challenges to internal security of India
To prepare for INTERNAL SECURITY for any competitive exam, aspirants have to know about Security Challenges and their management in Border Areas. It gives an idea of all the important topics for the IAS Exam and the Economy syllabus (GS-III.). Security Challenges and their management in Border Areas terms are important from Economy perspectives in the UPSC exam. IAS aspirants should thoroughly understand their meaning and application, as questions can be asked from this static portion of the IAS Syllabus in both the UPSC Prelims and the UPSC Mains exams. Even these topics are also highly linked with current affairs. Almost every question asked from them is related to current events. So, apart from standard textbooks, you should rely on newspapers and news analyses as well for these sections.