Centre for Internet & Society

On September 25, 2019, Gurshabad Grover along with Elonnai Hickok and Karan Saini attended the meeting of the Information Systems Security & Privacy Sectional Committee (LITD17) of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

Some agenda points:

  • Elonnai, Karan and Gurshabad had submitted comments on two standards related to infomration security of biometrics systems: (i) ISO/IEC 24745: 2011 Information Technology – Security techniques – Biometric information protection; (ii) Doc. No. LITD 17 (3595) ISO/IEC 19792: 2009 Information Technology – Security techniques – Security evaluation of biometrics. Gurshabad Grover is now serving in a panel with BIS and MeitY representatives to discuss how the standards compare to UIDAI's standards and governing regulations.
  • Gurshabad updated the committee with my plan of participation at the ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 27 meetings (which were held earlier this month in Paris).
  • Gurshabad will be joining a panel to discuss and further develop a draft mobile phone security standard for India.