Monthly Archives: December 2015

ATM Security.. How much is Bank responsible?

After the incident in which a Corporation Bank employee was assaulted in an ATM in Bangalore, there was some discussion on provision of additional security at ATMs. Police said that it was the responsibility of the Banks and Banks said … Continue reading

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Free basics Debate

The Free Basics debate in India has reached a crescendo and there is lot of confusion surrounding the service launched by FaceBook in association with Reliance and the consultation paper which TRAI has released on “Net Neutrality”. It appears that … Continue reading

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Beware of CIBIL Report Fraud

I would like to bring to the notice of the public a fraudulent e-mail that is being sent in the name of CIBIL. The copy of the email is reproduced below:   Normally the CIBIL Transunion score is expressed as … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Committee report on Information Security

The Standing Committee of the Parliament on Information Technology has released its observations and recommendations as submitted in the Parliament on 21st December 2015. Some of the salient features relevant to the public are discussed here. Copy of the report … Continue reading

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UIDAI system declared as a “Protected System”..What does it mean to You?

In a gazette notification dated December 21, 2015, the Government of India has declared UIDAI system as a “Protected System” under ITA 2000/8. This was long overdue and given the criticality of the system and the risks associated with the … Continue reading

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RBI does a Modi on Bitcoin

This Christmas has been a real merry Christmas for India…. and also Pakistan. In a stunning move which stunned everybody from his supporters to detractors, Indian PM Mr Narendra Modi dropped in at Lahore wished happy birthday to the Pakistani … Continue reading

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