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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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
What’s Hard To Digest About The Zomato Hacking
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Yet another day, yet another major security breach. But, this time it’s not a presidential candidate in the U.S. or the U.K.’s National Health Service. Instead. it’s Zomato, the popular Indian online food delivery and restaurant search service.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Hacker steals 17 million Zomato users’ data, briefly puts it on dark web
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Records of 17 million users were stolen from online restaurant search platform Zomato, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Experts stress on need for enhanced security
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:13 AM — filed under: , ,
With more and more people falling prey to phishing scams, experts believe that lack of adequate security features in online payment systems will only increase the number of such cases in the coming days. While admitting that the rise in such crimes would be hard to stop or control, cyber security consultants also blame the lack of preparedness before taking the digital economy route as a cause for such problems.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Cybersecurity Visuals Media Handbook: Launch Event
by Saumyaa Naidu published Nov 28, 2019 last modified Dec 06, 2019 09:27 AM — filed under: , , ,
6th December | 6 pm | Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Extra-Territorial Surveillance and the Incapacitation of Human Rights
by Arindrajit Basu published Dec 31, 2019 last modified Jan 02, 2020 11:02 AM — filed under: , ,
This paper was published in Volume 12 (2) of the NUJS Law Review.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Decrypting Automated Facial Recognition Systems (AFRS) and Delineating Related Privacy Concerns
by Arindrajit Basu, Siddharth Sonkar published Jan 02, 2020 last modified Jan 02, 2020 02:01 PM — filed under: , , ,
Arindrajit Basu and Siddharth Sonkar have co-written this blog as the first of their three-part blog series on AI Policy Exchange under the parent title: Is there a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy from Data Aggregation by Automated Facial Recognition Systems?
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry RBI Ban on Cryptocurrencies not backed by any data or statistics
by Vipul Kharbanda published Mar 05, 2020 last modified Mar 05, 2020 06:35 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
In March 2020, the Supreme Court of India quashed the RBI order passed in 2018 that banned financial services firms from trading in virtual currency or cryptocurrency. Keeping this policy window in mind, the Centre for Internet & Society will be releasing a series of blog posts and policy briefs on cryptocurrency regulation in India
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Guidelines for the Protection of National Critical Information Infrastructure: How Much Regulation?
by Jonathan Diamond published Jul 31, 2013 last modified Aug 01, 2013 04:48 AM — filed under: , ,
July has been a busy month for cyber security in India. Beginning with the release of the country’s first National Cyber Security Policy on July 2 and followed just this past week by a set of guidelines for the protection of national critical information infrastructure (CII) developed under the direction of the National Technical Research Organization (NTRO), India has made respectable progress in its thinking on national cyber security.
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The Global Nature of Cybersecurity in a Changing World
by Admin published Jun 22, 2019 last modified Jul 05, 2019 02:26 AM — filed under: ,
Arindrajit Basu represented CIS at the annual grantee convening of the Hewlett Foundation held at San Diego from 20 - 22 June 2019.
Located in Telecom / News & Media