Author Archives: Vijayashankar Na

About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance

Dr Lal Pathlabs is ISO 27001 Certified… but stored sensitive data callously

Naavi.org was in the forefront of raising objection to the Section 43A rules of the MeitY in 2011 where the MeitY insisted that “ISO 27001 compliance” is deemed compliance of Section 43A. When I first wrote “Is India selling itself … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary of the Digital Society Day of India

On October 17th, India will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the birth of the digital society of India. On this day in 2000, Information Technology Act 2000 was notified. On that day, an electronic document became legally recognized as … Continue reading

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Dr Lal Path labs data breach

(Image Source: techcrunch.com) In February 2020, a major data breach was reported from Breach Candy hospital, Mumbai. At that time, Naavi.org called it an “I Love You Moment” recalling the incident in 2000 when the “I Love You” virus hit … Continue reading

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Fascinating Data Pasture at the other end of the PDPAI Warp

It is a common cliché to say “Data is Oil”. For those who look at Data from the eyes of Facebook or Google, it is easy to understand why Data is a mouth watering business asset with huge profit prospects. … Continue reading

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Where is the Net4India resolution? Why the Government of India is silent?

I refer to the various articles regarding the Net4India issue and it appears that time has come to question the wisdom of the Government of India in not intervening in the NCLT proceedings regarding the Net4India issue. To summarize the … Continue reading

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Made in India-Made for the World

Organizations in India and elsewhere are today confronted with the need to be compliant with multiple data protection paws. As long as the concern of a company was just “Security” of information, it was fine to adopt a common framework … Continue reading

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