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  • Kritika Roy

    Research Analyst
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Kritika Roy is a Research Analyst at the MP-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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    • With the adoption of varied digital means in times of pandemic, the states are likely to witness increased cyberattacks. Absence of an effective response would only mean an open playground for perpetrators.

      July 14, 2020
      IDSA Comments
    • With digital threats becoming trickier, a more holistic approach towards cybersecurity would help create a vibrant digital healthcare environment.

      June 12, 2020
      IDSA Comments
    • With a new found celebrity status among the video conferencing applications, Zoom now faces a massive privacy and security threat as the platform’s default settings are not secure enough.

      April 11, 2020
      IDSA Comments
    • While maintaining cyber hygiene in these disruptive times is indeed a challenge, each organisation should work towards putting in place a tailor-made work-from-home cyber defence strategy.

      March 30, 2020
      IDSA Comments
    • TikTok has hooked youngsters around the world. What is worrisome is the lack of understanding about the long-term implications of such social media apps with regard to data protection and national security.

      December 24, 2019
      IDSA Comments
    • The recently held second Belt and Road forum in April 2019 based on the theme “Shaping a Brighter Shared Future" gained considerable momentum in the world community. BRI has been an ever evolving concept that has changed considerably since its inception in 2013. It has generated a blend of optimism and consternation around the world.

      IDSA Occasional Papers
    • 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