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Government lists Personal Data Protection Bill ahead of winter session

The Personal Data Protection Bill is scheduled to be tabled in Parliament in Winter Session starting from 18 Nov. The bill deals with handling and processing of consumer data by corporates, including restrictions and penalties. The Bill proposals are based on the Justice B N Srikrishna committee report submitted in July 2018. The government has ..

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New Delhi hosts 12th India Security Summit

On 29th August 2019, the 12th India Security Summit (ISS) was held in New Delhi on the theme “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”. During the conference, the various issues discussed such as protection of critical national infrastructure, emerging cyber threats: Incidents, Challenges and Response. The Government of India (GoI) has taken various measures to ..

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‘e-Sahaj’ portal launched for Security clearance to businesses

Recently, the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has launched an online ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of security clearance to businesses. The portal will facilitate an applicant to submit application online and also to view the status of his application from time to time. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is the nodal authority for granting ..

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World Economic Forum to launch a new Global Centre for Cybersecurity to safeguard world from hackers

On 25 January 2018, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced to launch a new Global Centre for Cybersecurity in a bid to safeguard the world from hackers and growing data breaches — especially from nation-states. The centre will be headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and will become operational from March 2018. It will function as ..

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Ravi Shankar Prasad launches first NIC-CERT to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, has launched the first NIC-CERT in New Delhi to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities. The NIC-CERT is a setup of National Informatics Centre. It has been setup with an objective of creating a comprehensive framework that integrates ..

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