Centre for Internet & Society

Cyber Policy 2.0

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National Law University organized an executive education program in Bangalore on August 17, 2019. Arindrajit Basu was a speaker. He spoke on Deconstructing the India regulatory approach to data governance and cyber security.

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Private Sector and the cultivation of cyber norms in India

by Arindrajit Basu

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have become a regular facet of modern existence. The growth of cyberspace has challenged traditional notions of global order and uprooted the notion of governance itself. All over the world, the private sector has become a critical player, both in framing cyber regulations and in implementing them.

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India is falling down the facial recognition rabbit hole

by Prem Sylvester and Karan Saini

Its use as an effective law enforcement tool is overstated, while the underlying technology is deeply flawed.

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European Summer School on Internet Governance

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The 13th European Summer School on Internet Governance was held at Meissen in Germany from 13 - 20 July 2019. Akriti Bopanna attended the school. The event was organized by EuroSSIG.

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Workshop on Cyber-Ethics: Values-driven Innovative Solutions

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Arindrajit Basu moderated a discussion on Cyber-Ethics at Swiss Nex (Consulate General of Switzerland, Bangalore on 28 June 2019. The event was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland.

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The Global Nature of Cybersecurity in a Changing World

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Arindrajit Basu represented CIS at the annual grantee convening of the Hewlett Foundation held at San Diego from 20 - 22 June 2019.

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Shining light into darkness: Encouraging greater transparency of government offensive practices in cyberspace

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RightsCon is organizing a summit on human rights in the digital age in Tunis in June 2019. Sunil Abraham will be attending a conversation on encouraging greater transparency of government offensive practices in cyberspace on June 12.

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International Cooperation in Cybercrime: The Budapest Convention

by Vipul Kharbanda

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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Improving the Processes for Disclosing Security Vulnerabilities to Government Entities in India

by Karan Saini, Pranesh Prakash and Elonnai Hickok

The aim of this policy brief is to recommend changes pertaining to current legislation, policy and practice to the Government of India regarding external vulnerability reporting and disclosure. The changes we recommend within this brief aim to strengthen the processes around voluntary vulnerability and bug disclosure by third parties.

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Comments on the Draft Second Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention)

by Vipul Kharbanda

Following consultations with data protection, civil society, industry and others, during the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) meeting from 29 November 2018 onwards, the Cybercrime Convention Committee has sought additional contributions regarding the provisional draft text for a Second Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime (“Budapest Convention”).

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