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DATA SECURITY NEWS

Building trust in technology

February 19, 2021 8:08 pm

Adoption of responsible tech practices — inclusion, privacy, security, transparency and good governance -- is essential to create trust in technology, and a thriving and well-governed digital society

Facebook may have to stop moving European users data to US

September 10, 2020 6:02 pm

The social network said on Wednesday that Ireland's Data Protection Commission has started an inquiry into how Facebook shifts data from the European Union to the United States

Govt to launch data centre policy soon, may suggest single-window clearance

August 04, 2020 7:50 am

Among the major policy introductions in the new data centre policy framework, the MeitY is likely to push for usage of renewable energy such as solar energy for day-to-day operations of the building which will house the data disks, an official said.

‘Sharing raw non-personal data will encourage innovation’

July 24, 2020 1:16 am

In a virtual press conference on Thursday, the committee members suggested that companies must allow open access to the raw data they collect from their users.

India asks 59 banned Chinese apps to answer 77 questions over content, practices

July 15, 2020 12:06 pm

India’s Information Technology Ministry has given the companies three weeks to respond to the questionnaire, which has been seen by Reuters, and said unspecified follow-up action would be taken, two sources said.

Data Security Council launches national repository ‘TechSagar’

October 22, 2019 3:38 am

TechSagar will allow targeted search, granular navigation and drilldown methods using more than 3,000 niche capabilities. The repository currently features over 4,000 entities.

India among top three countries most targeted for phishing, says report

May 25, 2018 3:36 pm

The report that contains fraud attack and consumer fraud data and analysis, noted that Canada, the United States, India and Brazil were the countries most targeted by phishing.

Twitter also sold data to Cambridge Analytica researcher: report

April 30, 2018 5:18 pm

Aleksandr Kogan, who created tools for Cambridge Analytica that allowed the political consultancy to psychologically profile and target voters, bought the data from the microblogging website in 2015, before the recent scandal came to light.

Facebook makes data privacy push ahead of strict EU law

January 29, 2018 3:14 pm

Under the European Union's General Data Protection Reglation (GDRP), Facebook will alter its data privacy policy. The new rules state that internet companies will have to clear data breaches within 72 hours of detection

Uber ignored bug that allows hackers to bypass two-factor authentication

January 22, 2018 3:57 pm

A New-Delhi based researcher has found a security flaw in Uber's two-factor authentication feature, which can allow hackers to attack an account by bypassing it.