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  • JPC to seek time to present report on Personal Data Protection Bill Jul 23, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    JPC to seek time to present report on Personal Data Protection Bill

    The pending Personal Data Protection Bill has become more relevant amid the alleged 'Pegasus Project' snooping revelations, an issue that has rocked Parliament with Opposition members disrupting proceedings.

  • Hello World | Why India can’t afford to delay data protection laws any longer Jul 22, 2021 04:49 PM IST

    Hello World | Why India can’t afford to delay data protection laws any longer

    At a time when millions of Indians are using the internet, not just to entertain themselves, but also to make a living, India can’t afford not to have data protection laws.

  • Risk taking, regulation and reskilling important for India to become an innovation hub: IBM's Arvind Krishna Feb 17, 2021 04:14 PM IST

    Risk taking, regulation and reskilling important for India to become an innovation hub: IBM's Arvind Krishna

    We are in a unique moment on the planet. Certainly there is crisis from the healthcare perspective and that led to an economic crisis. But in crisis comes opportunity, said IBM CEO Arvind Krishna while speaking at the NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum 2021.

  • Juspay incident shows urgent need for data protection laws, data breach reporting guidelines Jan 05, 2021 08:32 PM IST

    Juspay incident shows urgent need for data protection laws, data breach reporting guidelines

    Juspay was the victim of a cyberattack back in August 2020. While the company dealt with the aftermath and informed its merchants, more than three crore customers' masked card details were revealed in the process.

  • Law enforcement agencies can break into Apple iPhones despite security updates: Report Dec 26, 2020 08:49 PM IST

    Law enforcement agencies can break into Apple iPhones despite security updates: Report

    Citing research conducted by his students Maximilian Zinkus and Tushar M Jois, Johns Hopkins professor Matthew Green said law enforcement agencies probably do not even need to break the strong encryption on iPhones anymore because it does not protect all types of user data.

  • Google, Paytm summoned by Joint Parliament Committee on data security on October 29: Report Oct 23, 2020 03:19 PM IST

    Google, Paytm summoned by Joint Parliament Committee on data security on October 29: Report

    Facebook representatives were summoned on October 23, while Twitter officials have been asked to appear on October 28, sources said

  • How to cope with Data Protection rules in the times of Coronavirus Pandemic? May 11, 2020 07:33 PM IST

    How to cope with Data Protection rules in the times of Coronavirus Pandemic?

    The internet has become a playground for miscreants who are running wild to monopolize the situation by taking advantage of the fear surrounding Covid-19.

  • Remote work, Data Protection and Compliance during the COVID-19 crisis Mar 26, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    Remote work, Data Protection and Compliance during the COVID-19 crisis

    While many organisations have long been exploring the possibilities offered by remote work, few have allowed all their employees to work from home at the same time for extended periods of time.

  • Data Protection: Challenges and trends for banks Nov 28, 2019 08:06 PM IST

    Data Protection: Challenges and trends for banks

    Although the financial sector invests greatly in safety and it ranks among the most advanced ones when it comes to IT security, with evolving cyber risks there is more to be done.

  • Here are three Data Protection tips for the hospitality industry Nov 01, 2019 04:27 PM IST

    Here are three Data Protection tips for the hospitality industry

    Due to their extensive databases and low levels of security, hospitality organizations often make an attractive target for cybercriminals and as a consequence some of the biggest names in the industry have been targeted and breached.

  • Treezor chooses Thales Cloud to secure its Banking-as-a-Service platform Sep 10, 2019 07:33 PM IST

    Treezor chooses Thales Cloud to secure its Banking-as-a-Service platform

    Treezor is required to implement strong data security controls to protect personal financial information and other sensitive data.

  • Government surveillance major concern for citizens' privacy Jun 26, 2019 09:11 PM IST

    Government surveillance major concern for citizens' privacy

    With nil to negligent data privacy norms in place, India is among the top countries where rampant government surveillance has caused increased data privacy concerns.

  • Mark Zuckerberg supervised plans to sell Facebook user data, leaked documents reveal: Report Apr 17, 2019 01:23 PM IST

    Mark Zuckerberg supervised plans to sell Facebook user data, leaked documents reveal: Report

    Facebook eventually decided to sell the data to apps that advertise on Facebook and to “friends” of Zuckerberg, the leaked documents claim.

  • Find out when and where your Aadhaar card was used Apr 11, 2019 01:33 PM IST

    Find out when and where your Aadhaar card was used

    SBI officials earlier reported the mass misuse of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) data.

  • Companies want to use consumer data, but how far will they go for privacy protection? Apr 06, 2019 02:09 PM IST

    Companies want to use consumer data, but how far will they go for privacy protection?

    According to a report, the data created by the Internet of Things devices is a huge source of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data we create every day.

  • Comment | India's draft e-commerce policy: Build a wall, they will still come Feb 26, 2019 10:04 AM IST

    Comment | India's draft e-commerce policy: Build a wall, they will still come

    The policy talks less about online commerce, more about data protection; declares data its ‘national asset’

  • See revenue from Indian security products at $450m in 2018: DSCI’s Rama Vedashree Dec 12, 2018 09:01 AM IST

    See revenue from Indian security products at $450m in 2018: DSCI’s Rama Vedashree

    She talks about why it is important to nurture new cybersecurity startups, status of the Bill and how global developments in cybersecurity impact India.

  • Opinion| Why data localisation regulations are hastily thought out Oct 12, 2018 11:09 AM IST

    Opinion| Why data localisation regulations are hastily thought out

    While the ink has yet to dry on the final legislation, it appears that the government in this case appears to have perhaps acted hastily in creating the localisation provisions.

  • Internet, mobile companies raise concerns over draft Data Protection Bill Sep 24, 2018 07:06 PM IST

    Internet, mobile companies raise concerns over draft Data Protection Bill

    The government has invited public comments on the Bill until September 30.

  • One year since privacy declared a fundamental right, but India Inc has a long way to go Aug 24, 2018 08:51 PM IST

    One year since privacy declared a fundamental right, but India Inc has a long way to go

    It has been a year since the Indian Supreme Court's landmark privacy judgement. Even though regulations are evolving in cadence with needs of the data driven age, the process of compliance is laced with challenges.

  • MeitY invites public comments on Data Protection Bill Aug 16, 2018 08:18 PM IST

    MeitY invites public comments on Data Protection Bill

    The Bill, parts of which experts have said are modeled on the European Union's General Data Protection legislation, has been hailed as a step in the right direction.

  • Amazon’s UPI payment service stuck over local data storage concerns Aug 06, 2018 12:19 PM IST

    Amazon’s UPI payment service stuck over local data storage concerns

    The e-commerce giant is in talks with the Axis Bank to start issuing UPI handles to users of Amazon Pay.

  • Panel took fairly balanced call on data protection: Justice Srikrishna Aug 02, 2018 09:06 PM IST

    Panel took fairly balanced call on data protection: Justice Srikrishna

    Some industry stakeholders have sought clarity on the issue of sharing data with third parties claiming that the committee's report did not include their inputs and a lot of grey areas had gone unaddressed.

  • Data protection bill: Little impact seen in retail sector Aug 01, 2018 08:18 PM IST

    Data protection bill: Little impact seen in retail sector

    The bill in its present form is tenable for a segment like retail that functions on an omni-channel model.

  • Opinion | India's data protection bill is a great start but it's far from perfect Jul 31, 2018 07:52 PM IST

    Opinion | India's data protection bill is a great start but it's far from perfect

    The Bill has sparked a public and political debate on the subject of data collation, processing and privacy and has, therefore, educated citizens and lawmakers (hopefully, adequately)

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