DSCI in News

Dealing with the WannaCry Ransomware attack

May 22, 2017: Rahul Sharma, Senior Consultant, DSCI, iterated that incidences of attack should be reported to CERT-In. This allows organisations access to experts and also helps the agency to analyse ...

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Zomato HACKED; Data of More Than 17 Million Users leaked

May 19, 2017: Vinayak Godse, Senior Director, DSCI, shared his views regarding the Zomato hack and their liability as per the regulatory framework mentioned in IT Amendment ACT 2008....

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Cyber security start-ups race to secure client systems

May 16, 2017: DSCI issued a best practises note on the wake of WannaCry ransomware. Rama Vedashree, CEO, DSCI, highlighted that any distributed environment is vulnerable to such attacks....

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WannaCry: Sizing Up the Impact in India, Asia

May 15, 2017: Vinayak Godse, senior director, DSCI, shared how after the WannaCry outbreak, DSCI advised many companies and CISOs, exchanging information and apprising them of the situation....

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MeitY reaches out to RBI, DSCI, others against WannaCry rans...

May 14, 2017: MeitY reached out CERT-In to gather information and DoT to alert ISPs to secure their networks as well as DSCI and CDAC to caution the private sector about the ransomware....

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Data Security Council of India and FIDO Alliance join forces...

May 9, 2017: In order to spread awareness of strong authentication standards and solutions in India, DSCI joined hands with FIDO Alliance. It’s vital to have a secure, open, scalable and interoperable...

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Data traffic management should not violate net neutrality

May 9, 2017: NASSCOM and DSCI made a joint submission to TRAI stating that traffic management should not directly or indirectly discriminate and impose application-based restrictions based on the data...

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The Hidden Aspects of Aadhaar

May 3, 2017: DSCI, in a report to UIDAI listed several security threats with a centralized data store house of Aadhaar mentioning the possibility of hacking, functional creep, insider abuse and risks ...

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Aadhaar-based POS transactions raise privacy concerns

April 28, 2017: Rama Vedashree, CEO, DSCI, shares her concerns about Aadhaar enabled payment systems and urges for security by design when an entire ecosystem gets so closely connected due to such pay...

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Analysis: Data Protection in India - Getting It Right

April 26, 2017: Vinayak Godse, senior director at Data Security Council of India, outlines his concerns on the security developments in India, and some of the strategic shifts that he has seen in rece...

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