Cybersecurity

by Pranav M B last modified Aug 13, 2018 11:32 AM

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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CERT-In's Proactive Mandate - A Report on the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team’s Proactive Mandate in the Indian Cyber Security Ecosystem

CERT-In's Proactive Mandate - A Report on the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team’s Proactive Mandate in the Indian Cyber Security Ecosystem

by tiwari — last modified Nov 19, 2016 04:14 AM
November 19, 2016

CERT-IN’s proactive mandate is defined in the IT Act, 2000 as well as in the Information Technology (The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and Manner of Performing Function and Duties ) Rules, 2013 (CERT-In Rules, 2013) both of which postdate the existence of the organisation itself, which has been operational since 2004.

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How Long Have Banks Known About The Debit Card Fraud?

by tiwari — last modified Oct 22, 2016 08:06 AM

The recent security breach in an Indian payment switch provider, confirmed earlier this week by the National Payments Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), has forced domestic banks into damage control mode over the past few days.

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The Big Debit Card Breach: Three Things Card Holders Need To Understand

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 21, 2016 01:43 PM

A total of 32 lakh debit cards across 19 banks could have been compromised on account of a purported fraud, the National Payment Corporation of India said in a statement.

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