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Cyberspying: Government may ban Gmail for official communication
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 02, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The government will soon ask all its employees to stop using Google's Gmail for official communication, a move intended to increase security of confidential government information after revelations of widespread cyberspying by the US.
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DesiSec: Episode 1 - Film Release and Screening
by Purba Sarkar published Nov 28, 2013 last modified Dec 17, 2013 08:13 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is pleased to to announce the release of the first documentary film on cybersecurity in India - DesiSec. We hope you can join us for a special screening of the first episode of DesiSec, on 11th December, at CIS!
Located in Internet Governance
Internet users enraged over US online spying
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 04:10 AM — filed under: , ,
India is the fifth most tracked nation by American intelligence agencies.
Located in News & Media
In India, Prism-like Surveillance Slips Under the Radar
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 09:31 AM — filed under: , ,
Prism, the contentious U.S. data-collection surveillance program, has captured the world’s attention ever since whistle-blower Edward Snowden leaked details of global spying to the Guardian and Washington Post.
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Blog Entry Hits and Misses With the Draft Encryption Policy
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 26, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Most encryption standards are open standards. They are developed by open participation in a publicly scrutable process by industry, academia and governments in standard setting organisations (SSOs) using the principles of “rough consensus” – sometimes established by the number of participants humming in unison – and “running code” – a working implementation of the standard. The open model of standards development is based on the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) philosophy that “many eyes make all bugs shallow”.
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Blog Entry India's Central Monitoring System (CMS): Something to Worry About?
by Maria Xynou published Jan 30, 2014 last modified Feb 22, 2014 01:50 PM — filed under: , ,
In this article, Maria Xynou presents new information about India's controversial Central Monitoring System (CMS) based on official documents which were shared with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS). Read this article and gain an insight on how the CMS actually works!
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data' (Delhi, November 12)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 02, 2016 last modified Nov 12, 2016 10:14 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Sarai programme, CSDS, invite you to a workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?' on Saturday, November 12. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please register to participate.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Security and Surveillance: A public discussion on Optimizing Security while Safeguarding Human Rights
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2014 last modified Dec 19, 2014 08:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a public discussion on optimizing security and safeguarding human rights at its Bangalore office on Friday, December 19th, 2014, 16:00 to 18:00.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Indian government to bar politicians from using Gmail for official business
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 30, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 09:52 AM — filed under: ,
US-based email services seen as too risky.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Communication Rights in the Age of Digital Technology
by rakesh published Oct 13, 2015 last modified Oct 24, 2015 07:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a conference to discuss the evolution of privacy and surveillance in India on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Deck Suite Hall, 5th Floor, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, Near Air Force Bal Bharti School, New Delhi - 110003, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events