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  • Kritika Roy

    Research Analyst
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Kritika Roy is a Research Analyst at the IDSA's Cyber Security Centre of Excellence. She is an engineering graduate (Electronics and Communication) and holds a Master’s degree in Geopolitics and International Relations from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She worked as a programmer analyst for three years with Cognizant Technological Solutions. She has also worked at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies as Web Manager cum Researcher.

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    • The WhatsApp bug brings to light the same old dilemma between safeguarding individual privacy and enabling the state to undertake surveillance in the interest of security.

      June 03, 2019
      IDSA Comments
    • Every time a cyber security organisation comes out with a decrypter to counter the effect of GandCrab, a brand new version of the ransomware is generated by effecting a small fix in the code.

      March 22, 2019
      IDSA Comments
    • With increasing advances in artificial intelligence technologies and machine learning, a new era of deep fakes has emerged, which has the potential to weaken the fabric of democratic society.

      January 10, 2019
      IDSA Comments
    • Earlier this year, the Dutch Security services along with the help of British officials were able to thwart the plan of group of Russians to compromise and disrupt systems at the OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons). Russia's actions has brought to the forefront the grave reality of cyber threat that international organisations face today.

      CBW Magazine
    • Paris Call could be seen as a positive step towards finding a middle path between Western democracies and authoritarian regimes on the issue of cyber governance.

      December 18, 2018
      IDSA Comments
    • One understands that long term benefits of Aadhaar actually outweighs many concerns. However, adequate norms need to be laid down from collection to retention of biometric data, in addition to formulating strong data protection and privacy laws.

      November 02, 2018
      IDSA Comments
    • Advances in technology has brought into focus the need to have double assurance on data security, especially with the world moving from classical to Quantum Computing, which latter has the power to unlock the toughest of cyber-locks.

      July 19, 2017
    • Though there might be several prevalent concerns over Aadhaar’s data security, these do not outweigh the benefits it has to offer.

      June 22, 2017
      IDSA Comments