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Aadhaar-privacy debate: How the 12-digit number went from personal identifier to all pervasive transaction tool
by Admin published Jan 18, 2018 last modified Jan 18, 2018 03:01 PM — filed under: , ,
Depending on who you ask, the Aadhaar is either a convenience or a curse.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Another Step towards Privacy Law
by Elonnai Hickok published Jan 18, 2018 — filed under: ,
A comparison between the 2012 experts’ report and the 2017 white paper on data protection.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Token security or tokenized security?
by Admin published Jan 17, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Implementing a system of tokenization for Aadhaar verification will address the security loopholes highlighted in recent reports.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India To Introduce Virtual ID For Aadhaar To Strengthen Privacy
by Admin published Jan 17, 2018 last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:11 AM — filed under: , ,
The government will introduce a virtual identification number for Aadhaar to help strengthen privacy following several instances of data leaks.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Problems persist as many have already shared their 12-digit number with various entities, say experts
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UIDAI's Virtual ID, limited KYC does little to protect Aadhaar data already collected, say critics
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar-issuing body, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), had barely started patting itself on the back for introducing the Virtual ID concept, what CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey called "one of biggest recent innovations in this field", when detractors came crawling out of the woodwork, all guns blazing.
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Aadhaar Body Talked About Virtual ID 7 Years Ago, Put It Off: UIDAI Chief
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
"And at that time, it was felt that let us first give Aadhaar number, let us see how it plays out and then, at an appropriate time, this will be introduced," Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the chief executive officer of UIDAI, or the Unique Identification Authority of India said in an interview to NDTV this week. He called it an "extra layer of security" for the 119 crore people issued Aadhaar numbers.
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Hammered government offers Virtual ID firewall to protect your Aadhaar
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:34 PM — filed under: , ,
Days after reports surfaced claiming security breaches, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday announced the implementation of a new security protocol that would remove the need to divulge Aadhaar numbers during authentication processes and limit third-party access to KYC details.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Bengaluru gives data safety tips to panel
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
A crucial consultation ahead of the framing of the country's data protection laws witnessed animated discussions here on Saturday.
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UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a system of virtual authentication for citizens enrolled on its database and limited the access available to service providers in a move aimed at allaying widespread concern over security breaches that have dogged the world's largest repository of citizen data.
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