In August 2014, private photos of over 20 Hollywood celebrities were leaked online. Somebody apparently hacked into their accounts on iCloud – Apple’s backup service for all its devices
The Digital India programme aims to transform the country into a digitally empowered society. But can this programme be successful with only a few projects being implemented or piloted at a
The ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY) will set up a new body, Digital India Corporation (DIC), to execute prime minister’s ambitious Digital India programme.
The government has sanctioned 111 posts of cyber security professionals for the Indian computer emergency response team (ICERT) under the ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY
India may not take a heavy-handed approach in regulating cloud computing. The telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) is expected to submit its recommendations on cloud computing to the depart
The ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY) has released a white paper on data protection framework, prepared by a committee of experts headed by justice BN Srikrishna. It has so
On July 31 the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) constituted a committee of experts, headed by justice (retired) BN Srikrishna, to deliberate on a data protection framework
Mozilla executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker has appealed to justice Srikrishna headed committee on data protection for "strong recommendations and overall framework". Last year, the minis
The ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY) has issued notice to Cambridge Analytica seeking its response on its alleged exploitation of Indian Facebook users data. The ministry
Param Siddhi, the high performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer established under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) at C-DAC, has achieved a global ranking of 63
Union Minister for Communication & IT and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the Online Grievance Management Portal of National Commission for Scheduled
Dr Neeta Verma, Director General of National Informatics Centre, a premier technology organization of the government of India, got an extension for a year.
Iravati Damle, Director of Government Affairs of Zoom Video Communications, speaks to Praggya Guptaa of Governance Now on privacy, security, technology and policy – and how the US based u
In pursuance of the government’s commitment to ensure an open, safe and trusted and accountable internet for citizens (Digital Nagriks), the ministry of electronics and information technology