Privacy

GDPR Compliance: Why Hiring a DPO Is Difficult

Jul 27, 2017: “Considering the specific and comprehensive requirements of appointing a DPO, organizations have now started with various trainings, certifications and skilling programs while appo...

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All you need to know about the Digital Payments Security All...

Aug 10, 2017: Security provisions and safe digital payment practices are needed for a sector that requires a fourfold increase in mobile wallet transactions, with a gross value of Rs 105 lakh crore fr...

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Data protection and privacy: choices before India

Cross-border data flows are increasingly becoming a key determinant for claiming a country’s share in the global digital trade. Countries are enacting new data protection regulations or amending exist...

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Ransomware 2.0 hits India, Europe

June, 28, 2017: “The WannaCry ransomware virus targeted only specific file extensions while still allowing the operating system access,” the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), said in a statement....

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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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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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MS Dhoni’s Aadhaar leak raises questions on data safety and ...

March 29, 2017: DSCI’s report to UIDAI listed several security threats to the system highlighting the concerns of maintaining centralised databases of biometric personal identifiable information....

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