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  • Bringing Capacity Building in Cybersecurity to the fore

    For a global build-up of cybersecurity, capacity building needs to be given much more importance than it has received till date.

    December 26, 2018

    BIMSTEC: An Unprecedented Opportunity for Collaboration and Cooperation in Cyberspace

    The BIMSTEC region offers tremendous opportunities in the field of cyber space. However, the full scope of digital dividend can only be harnessed if the countries of the region are able to get their act together and work as a team at the earliest.

    December 18, 2018

    Paris Call: Another Missed Call?

    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

    India’s Strategic Options in a Changing Cyberspace

    • Publisher: Pentagon Press
    The book is structured to perform a role both as a primer to those who wish to understand the strategic issues and key concepts in cyberspace, as well as to provide sufficient pointers to those who wish to have an in-depth understanding on specific issues.

    Among the major issues examined are the efficacy of the concept of cyber deterrence, the troubled history of norm-making in cyberspace, protecting critical infrastructure from crippling cyber attacks, the viability of Active Cyber Defence as a means of responding to the sheer scale of attacks, and its attendant legal and ethical issues. Emerging technologies and their potential impact on an already dynamic domain are also the subject to scrutiny, as also the various models of public-Private Partnership in cybersecurity around the world.

    • ISBN: 978-93-86618-66-5,
    • Price: ₹.746/-
    • E-copy available
    2018

    Revisiting Aadhaar System: Post the Supreme Court Verdict

    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

    Making Private Companies Accountable For Breach of User Private Data

    Mega data breaches of user’s private digital data in the last two years has drawn the world’s attention towards protection, safe custody and management of this extremely valuable commodity.

    October 24, 2018

    IDSA-BIMSTEC Workshop on Cyber Security Cooperation

    Event: 
    Conference
    December 05, 2018 to December 07, 2018

    Garvit Gangwar asked: How frequently India faces external cyber-attack? Which countries are prime sources of these attacks?

    Munish Sharma replies: On March 16, 2018, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in a written reply to a question informed Rajya Sabha (Council of States):

    “As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total no. of 44679, 49455, 50362 and 53081 cyber security incidents were observed during the year 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.”

    Why wait for the elusive tipping point in cyber?

    The UNGGE process is the least bad option to keep open channels and maintain continued focus on securing cyberspace.

    March 21, 2018

    The Crypto Heist in Japan: Regulator’s Dilemma, Consumer’s Detriment

    The dexterity with which Japan handles this case and the follow-up measures it adopts will strongly influence other countries to either liberalise the use of cryptocurrencies or strictly forbid them in the interest of consumers, law enforcement and national security.

    February 13, 2018

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