Monthly Archives: September 2016

Privacy and Media..Do we need a Sector Specific Privacy law?

Media is considered the fourth pillar of democracy and “Free Press” is considered the hallmark of a mature democratic society. The same society also holds “Privacy Right” in high esteem. But often the “Privacy Right” of individuals clash with the … Continue reading

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Webcams used to mount a DDOS attack

In an interesting report highlighting the new dimensions of Cyber threats that may arise from IoT (Internet of Things)  devices, BBC reported (Refer article here) that a webhosting company OVH suffered a DDOS attack from an army of Webcams acting … Continue reading

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IRDA mandates insurance data to be held within India

It is reported that the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) has mandated that the Indian Insurance companies should store all critical customer data in domestic servers within the next 3 to 6 months. (See article here) This … Continue reading

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Proliferation of Regulations..is itself a Risk to be managed

The multiplicity of frameworks trying to compete with each other on how “Privacy” of an individual has to be protected has created a web of confusion in the Corporate circles since all managements ultimately have limited resources and has to … Continue reading

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New Privacy Compliance Initiative from Naavi.org

Naavi.org has been working in the area of Cyber Law Compliance in various forms. While Naavi.org focuses on building awareness of Cyber Law, Cyber Law College focuses more on formal corporate training and educational programs. ITA2008.in provides the basic information … Continue reading

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The Privacy Shield Regime

From the 1st of August 2016, the new Privacy Shield regime in  US-EU  data market space has come into operation. This has replaced the “Safe Harbor” regime that was declared as ineffective by the Court of Justice of EU (CJEU) … Continue reading

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