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Nullcon Security Conference
by Admin published Mar 07, 2019 — filed under: ,
On March 1 and 2, 2019, Karan Saini attended the Nullcon Security Conference organized by Nullcon at Holiday Inn Resort, Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, Salcette, Goa.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Participation in the meeting of BIS LITD 17
by Admin published Mar 03, 2019 — filed under: ,
Gurshabad Grover participated in the fifteenth meeting of the Information Systems Security and Biometrics Sectional Committee (LITD 17) of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which was conducted online on February 26.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Data Infrastructures and Inequities: Why Does Reproductive Health Surveillance in India Need Our Urgent Attention?
by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon published Feb 14, 2019 last modified Dec 30, 2019 04:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
In order to bring out certain conceptual and procedural problems with health monitoring in the Indian context, this article by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon posits health monitoring as surveillance and not merely as a “data problem.” Casting a critical feminist lens, the historicity of surveillance practices unveils the gendered power differentials wedded into taken-for-granted “benign” monitoring processes. The unpacking of the Mother and Child Tracking System and the National Health Stack reveals the neo-liberal aspirations of the Indian state.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
DSCI's Bangalore chapter meet
by Admin published Feb 02, 2019 — filed under: ,
On January 29, 2019, Karan Saini and Gurshabad Grover participated in the Bangalore chapter meet organized by Data Security Council of India in Bangalore.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Conmen seed fake phone numbers in Google to trap people looking for customer care details
by Admin published Feb 01, 2019 — filed under: ,
Googling for anything might seem like a good idea, but searching for contacts of businesses and customer care numbers is landing people in the hands of conmen.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India’s largest bank SBI leaked account data on millions of customers
by Admin published Feb 01, 2019 — filed under: ,
India’s largest bank has secured an unprotected server that allowed anyone to access financial information on millions of its customers, like bank balances and recent transactions.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry CIS Submission to UN High Level Panel on Digital Co-operation
by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon, Arindrajit Basu and Elonnai Hickok published Jan 30, 2019 last modified Feb 19, 2019 01:41 AM — filed under: , ,
The High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation was convened by the UN Secretary-General to advance proposals to strengthen cooperation in the digital space among Governments, the private sector, civil society, international organizations, academia, the technical community and other relevant stakeholders. The Panel issued a call for input that called for responses to various questions. CIS responded to the call for inputs.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Submitted Your Biometrics for Aadhaar? Here’s How You Can Lock/Unlock That Data
by Admin published Jan 24, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 02:09 AM — filed under: , ,
Did you know that UIDAI provides a facility that allows users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar biometric data online?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Cyber Policy Centres Meeting in Sri Lanka
by Admin published Jan 20, 2019 last modified Jan 21, 2019 11:50 PM — filed under: ,
Elonnai Hickok, Sunil Abraham and Ambika Tandon participated in this event organized by IDRC in Sri Lanka on January 11 - 14, 2019.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is the viral #10YearChallenge just another sneaky way for tech firms to gather users’ personal data?
by Admin published Jan 18, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 01:57 PM — filed under: ,
Is it merely an exercise in nostalgia? Or is it providing fodder for facial recognition algorithms on ageing?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media