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Historically India’s attempts at strengthening its intelligence infrastructure & capabilities have been reactive and incremental rather than holistic and sustainable. Discuss, and also provide a concrete network to transform India’s intelligence capability.

Intelligence infrastructure helps a country to track, intercept, monitor the threats, and alert the security architecture to deal with and nullify them. A strong intelligence infrastructure is of paramount importance for the security of any nation. How India’s approach has been incremental & reactive: India has created its various intelligence agencies over a period of ..

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The national security architecture needs to be robust enough to deal with present and evolving threats. Elaborating the statement, discuss the recent steps for modernizing national security architecture.

The National Security Architecture (NSA) needs to be robust to deal with ever-increasing challenges of internal and external security threats. India borders hostile neighbors and has border disputes with two nuclear-powered Nations. Internal security threats include challenges of homegrown terror outfits like JeM, SIMI, Indian Mujahideen, etc; insurgent groups like ULFA, NSCN-K, etc; the threat ..

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UN Takes A Stand Against Cybercrime

The United Nations General Assembly has declared its approval to continue with the drafting of a new international treaty on cybercrime, despite the objections from the European Union, the United States, and other countries. The resolution, which was drafted by Russia, won the vote of the 193-member body, with a vote count of 79-60, with ..

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Rising incidents of Cyber Crime

There have been incidents of people being defrauded over promises of winning a lottery or availing services of friendship or dating. A common factor which was present in the victims were that they are all educated, yet the blindly believe the cyber fraudsters who get in touch with them over social media and internet dating ..

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Personal Data Protection Bill : Challenges

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill seeks to protect the privacy of individuals relating to their personal data, but its design is not based on delivering the promise. It rightly requires the handlers of the data to obtain the individual’s consent but it gives wide powers to the Government to dilute its provisions. The bill tabled ..

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Critically analyse the provisions of Personal Data Protection Bill which seeks to update the currently non-existent standards for privacy and consent.

Recently the Union Cabinet has approved the Personal Data Protection Bill which lays down a legal framework in the Indian context to preserve the sanctity of “consent” in data sharing and penalize those breaching privacy norms. Seeking to keep up with regulation around the world regarding data, such as the European Union’s General Data Protection ..

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