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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.
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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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Is your personal information under lock and key?
by Admin published Jan 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Customers, be more careful about how you log in and log off!
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Blog Entry Fixing Aadhaar: Security developers' task is to trim chances of data breach
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 10, 2018 last modified Jan 10, 2018 04:47 PM — filed under: , ,
The task before a security developer is not only to reduce the probability of identity breach but to eliminate certain occurrences.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database
by Admin published Jan 07, 2018 last modified Jan 07, 2018 12:03 PM — filed under: , ,
Personal data, including biometric information, of citizens safe and secure, says UIDAI on Aadhaar data breach.
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Blog Entry Should Aadhaar be mandatory?
by Amber Sinha published Dec 18, 2017 — filed under: , ,
This week, a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will adjudicate on limited questions of stay orders in the Aadhaar case. After numerous attempts by the petitioners in the Aadhaar case, the court has agreed to hear this matter, just shy of the looming deadline of December 31 for the linking of Aadhaar numbers to avail government services and benefits.
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