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Future Value of Data

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:32 AM

Carnegie India with support of Facebook organized a workshop in Bengaluru on January 10, 2018. Sunil Abraham participated in the workshop.

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Token security or tokenized security?

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:17 AM

Implementing a system of tokenization for Aadhaar verification will address the security loopholes highlighted in recent reports.

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India To Introduce Virtual ID For Aadhaar To Strengthen Privacy

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:11 AM

The government will introduce a virtual identification number for Aadhaar to help strengthen privacy following several instances of data leaks.

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Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:59 PM

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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:51 PM

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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:42 PM

"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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:34 PM

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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:19 PM

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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:08 PM

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 last modified Jan 16, 2018 04:54 PM

Customers, be more careful about how you log in and log off!

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UIDAI denies any breach of Aadhaar database

by Admin last modified Jan 07, 2018 12:03 PM

Personal data, including biometric information, of citizens safe and secure, says UIDAI on Aadhaar data breach.

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From net neutrality to IBC & Aadhaar, how Vidhi is framing key government legislation

by Admin last modified Jan 04, 2018 02:45 PM

It's not every day that a 30-something former Oxford academic disrupts the plans of the world's biggest disruptor.

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Checks and balances needed for mass surveillance of citizens, say experts

by Admin last modified Dec 16, 2017 02:32 PM

A number of measures are required to protect law-abiding citizens from mass surveillance and misuse of their personal data, according to top technology and legal experts.

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Masking personal data to protect privacy crucial for India, say experts

by Admin last modified Dec 16, 2017 02:27 PM

Finding a way to protect privacy is critical, with the Supreme Court hearing petitions challenging the mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various social and welfare benefits.

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Paranoid about state surveillance? Here’s the FD Guide to living in the age of snoops

by Admin last modified Dec 16, 2017 01:38 PM

The US does it, so does China. Ever since Edward Snowden’s revelations back in 2013, which exposed the extent of the US’s global surveillance apparatus, the public has been fairly clued into the extent of mass surveillance.

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Deadline For Linking Bank Accounts With Aadhaar To Be Extended To 31 March

by Admin last modified Dec 16, 2017 01:24 PM

The government does away with the existing deadline of 31 December for linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar and PAN

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Aadhaar linking deadline approaches: Here are all the myths and facts

by Admin last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:04 PM

Love it or hate it, you just can't escape it. We're talking about Aadhaar, which is a bigger buzzword than usual in the face of the looming end-December deadline for linkages with bank accounts, PPF, insurance policies, ration card and perhaps even PAN. As India rushes to comply, there are a number of myths and half-truth making the rounds.

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Twitter India Workshop

by Admin last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:10 PM

Manasa Rao attended a workshop organized by Twitter titled "The Network Effort". It was an effort by the Public Policy and Government team at Twitter to enable NGOs and non-profits to conduct successful Twitter campaigns and teach them best practices.

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