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Blog Entry India’s Role in Global Cyber Policy Formulation
by Arindrajit Basu published Nov 13, 2019 — filed under: ,
The past year has seen vigorous activity on the domestic cyber policy front in India. On key issues—including intermediary liability, data localization and e-commerce—the government has rolled out a patchwork of regulatory policies, resulting in battle lines being drawn by governments, industry and civil society actors both in India and across the globe.
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Blog Entry International Cooperation in Cybercrime: The Budapest Convention
by Vipul Kharbanda published Apr 29, 2019 — filed under: , , , , ,
In today’s increasingly digitized world where an increasing volume of information is being stored in the digital format, access to data generated by digital technologies and on digital platforms is important in solving crimes online and offline.
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Is India Prepared for a Cyber Attack? Suckfly And Other Past Responses Say No
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2016 — filed under: ,
From mandatory disclosures to improving CERT-IN’s functioning and transparency, there is much to be done in the event of future cyber attacks.
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Blog Entry Is the new ‘interception’ order old wine in a new bottle?
by Elonnai Hickok, Vipul Kharbanda, Shweta Mohandas and Pranav M. Bidare published Dec 29, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
The government could always authorise intelligence agencies to intercept and monitor communications, but the lack of clarity is problematic.
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IT companies in Bengaluru on high alert over WannaCry ransomware
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 last modified May 19, 2017 09:05 AM — filed under: , ,
In the wake of the ransomware attack triggered by WannaCry virus, IT firms in Bengaluru are racing against time to updating their security systems. At some firms, employees have been asked to stay away from work for a few hours, while many other companies have declared holiday for a day or two for their employees.
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Blog Entry Lessons from US response to cyber attacks
by Arindrajit Basu published Nov 01, 2018 — filed under: ,
Publicly attributing the attacks to a state or non-state actor is vital for building a credible cyber deterrence strategy.
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Blog Entry Mapping cybersecurity in India: An infographic
by Arindrajit Basu, Karan Saini, Aayush Rathi and Swaraj Barooah published Dec 23, 2018 — filed under: ,
This infographic maps the key stakeholder, areas of focus and threat vectors that impact cybersecurity policy in India. Broadly, policy-makers should concentrate on establishing a framework where individuals feel secure and trust the growing digital ecosystem. The infographic therefore serves as a ready reference point for the research that we have done and hope to continue through our cybersecurity work at CIS.
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Blog Entry Mapping of Sections in India’s MLAT Agreements
by Leilah Elmokadem and Saumyaa Naidu published Dec 31, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
This set of infographics by Leilah Elmokadem and Saumyaa Naidu maps out and compares the various sections that exist in the 39 MLATs (mutual legal assistance treaty) between India and other countries. An MLAT is an agreement between two or more countries, drafted for the purpose of gathering and exchanging information in an effort to enforce public or criminal laws.
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Most emerging firms low on cyber security: Experts
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 29, 2015 — filed under: ,
When Pavitra Badrinath saw that the upgrade to a shopping application on her smartphone asked access to her contacts and messages, she decided against it. "Laws on privacy are not clear in India. So I am doing what I can to protect my information," the 26-year-old technology firm employee said.
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Multinational Cyber Security Forum at University of Haifa
by Admin published Nov 27, 2017 — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham participated in a meeting in Israel on Multinational Cyber Security Forum hosted by Center for Cyber, Law and Policy and University of Haifa in collaboration with the Hewlett Foundation Cyber Initiative.
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