Cybersecurity

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IT companies in Bengaluru on high alert over WannaCry ransomware

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 19, 2017 09:05 AM

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.

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Amutha Arunachalam - Stand Shielded of Digital Rights (Delhi, May 05, 4 pm)

May 05, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

We are proud to announce that Amutha Arunachalam will be the speaker at the May #FirstFriday event at the CIS Delhi office. Amutha is Principal Technical Officer in the Council Of Scientific and Industrial Research. The talk will be on digital signatures, traceability of time-stamps, and setting up an Indian Standard (Digital) Time. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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Dr. Madan M. Oberoi - Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations (Delhi, April 07)

Apr 07, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Saikat Datta

We are proud to announce that Dr. Madan M. Oberoi will be the speaker at the inaugural #[email protected]_india event at the Delhi office. These events, held on the first Friday of each month, will facilitate open and in-depth discussion and learning on topics crucial to our understanding of internet and society. The event will comprise of the speaker's presentation followed by an open discussion. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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State of Digital Rights in India (Delhi, March 24)

by Japreet Grewal and Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Mar 27, 2017 01:21 PM

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi and the Internet Freedom Foundation, in association with Access Now, are hosting a discussion on The State of Digital Rights in India on March 24, 2017 (Friday) from 6.00 pm onwards at Lecture Room-I, India International Centre- Annexe, New Delhi. Japreet Grewal and Sumandro Chattapadhyay will participate in the panel discussions.

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Don't dive headlong into money-making schemes on the internet

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Feb 07, 2017 03:02 PM
February 07, 2017

If you do fall victim to fraud, file your complaint at RBI's Sachet web site.

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Mapping of Sections in India’s MLAT Agreements

by Leilah Elmokadem and Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Dec 31, 2016 06:52 AM

This set of infographics by Leilah Elmokadem and Saumyaa Naidu maps out and compares the various sections that exist in the 39 MLATs (mutual legal assistance treaty) between India and other countries. An MLAT is an agreement between two or more countries, drafted for the purpose of gathering and exchanging information in an effort to enforce public or criminal laws.

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Mapping of India’s Cyber Security-Related Bilateral Agreements

by Leilah Elmokadem and Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Apr 27, 2017 03:14 PM

With the rapid spread of cloud computing and the growth of cyber spaces, large masses of information are now easily transmittable transnationally, necessitating the ratification of new agreements and cooperation efforts amongst states in order to secure cyber spaces and regulate exchanges of information. In an attempt to understand the nature and extent of current international collaborative efforts in cyber security, we have compiled the following data regarding India’s cyber security-related bilateral agreements. The intention of this exercise is to offer a dynamic visualization that demonstrates which countries India has collaborated with on cyber security efforts and initiatives. This is an ongoing map that we will be updating as our research continues.

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Incident Response Requirements in Indian Law

by Vipul Kharbanda — last modified Dec 28, 2016 01:19 AM

Cyber incidents have serious consequences for societies, nations, and those who are victimised by them. The theft, exploitation, exposure or otherwise damage of private, financial, or other sensitive personal or commercial data and cyber attacks that damage computer systems are capable of causing lasting harm.

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Developer team fixed vulnerabilities in Honorable PM's app and API

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Dec 04, 2016 07:08 PM

The official app of Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, was found to contain a security flaw in 2015 that exposed millions of people's personal data. A few days ago a very similar flaw was reported again. This post by Bhavyanshu Parasher, who found the flaw and sought to get it fixed last year, explains the technical details behind the security vulnerability.

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The thrill of saving India from cybercrime

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Nov 21, 2016 02:42 AM

Geeks seize the chance to help the government, defence forces and banks draw up fences against tech crimes.

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