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Privacy issues exist even without Aadhaar
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: , ,
There is a critical need for a data privacy regulator to penalize unauthorized disclosure of personal information.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Financial CERT to combat cyber threats, says MoS home affairs
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: ,
To tackle cyber threats to India’s financial institutions, the central government is mulling to establish a financial Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC)
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: ,
The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace organized a meeting on November 21, 2017 in New Delhi. The meeting took place at Taj Diplomatic Enclave Hotel on the sidelines of the 5th Global Conference on Cyberspace. Pranesh Prakash participated in the event.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Counter Comments on TRAI's Consultation Paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in Telecom Sector
by Amber Sinha published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) has commented on the Consultation Paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in Telecom Sector published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on August 9, 2017.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Elements of a Decentralized Web
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: ,
Gene Kogan will deliver a talk on the elements of a decentralized web at the Centre for Internet (CIS) office in Bengaluru on December 11, 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
India’s internet missionaries: The women Google is relying on to spread its Next Billion message
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under:
Google’s internet saathis have brought 11.5 million women in 105,000 villages online. But there’s a catch: the women are taught to use only Google products.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar seeding: benefits and concerns
by Admin published Nov 23, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Products and services such as bank accounts, life insurance policies and phone connections have to be linked with Aadhaar. But is this of any real help?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
UIDAI admits 210 government websites made Aadhaar details public
by Admin published Nov 21, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has admitted that Aadhaar details were leaked on over 200 central and state government websites.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
National Privacy Workshop
by Admin published Nov 21, 2017 last modified Nov 21, 2017 03:50 PM — filed under: , ,
Centre for Internet & Society is organizing a round-table to discuss the potential impact of numerous policy developments with wide ranging implications for recognition and governance of privacy in India. The round-table will be held on December 9, 2017 at India International Centre in New Delhi, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Breach Notifications: A Step towards Cyber Security for Consumers and Citizens
by Amelia Andersdotter published Nov 14, 2017 — filed under: ,
Through the Digital India project the Indian government is seeking to establish India as a digital nation at the forefront. Increasingly, this means having good cyber-security policies in place and enabling a prosperous business environment for companies that implement sound cyber-security policies. This paper will look at one such policy, which enables investments in cyber-security for IT products and services through giving consumers a way to hold business owners and public authorities to account when their security fails.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog