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Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness
India

Digital India's response readiness against cyber attacks is frail, lack of online security awareness biggest weakness

A recent attack on systems of Riviera Beach caused the state to pay almost $600,000 ransom.

Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach
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Centre finalising cybersecurity standards, to set guidelines amid rising threat of cyberattack and data breach

The government has highlighted the need for advanced cybersecurity solutions to thwart the plans of cyberattackers.

China issues warning to e-commerce platforms over the illegal sale of VPNs
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China issues warning to e-commerce platforms over the illegal sale of VPNs

China have issued a warning to the country's e-commerce platforms, including Alibaba's Taobao.com, over the sale of illegal virtual private networks.

Revenge porn: How does one define this phenomenon when Indian laws don't even cover it?
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Revenge porn: How does one define this phenomenon when Indian laws don't even cover it?

While countries like the US and Canada have already implemented these laws, India still remains behind in updating its cybercrime law.

Global industry groups voice opposition to China cyber security law
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Global industry groups voice opposition to China cyber security law

More than 40 international business and technology organizations representing hundreds of companies on Friday expressed “deep concerns” to the Chinese government about a new cyber security law they said would likely increase the separation between China and the rest of the world economy.

Government working on amendments to cyber law and a new encryption policy
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Government working on amendments to cyber law and a new encryption policy

Government is working on amendments in cyber law and new encryption policy to protect data by addressing rapid changes in technology domain, a senior official said on Saturday.

The cyber law series: Can India curb the trolls who ride on the coattails of politicians?
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The cyber law series: Can India curb the trolls who ride on the coattails of politicians?

Firstpost will carry a series of six articles that examines the intersections (and frictions) between Indian cyber law and society.

Fight your battles wisely, says Vishakha Singh after taking on Facebook abuser
Entertainment

Fight your battles wisely, says Vishakha Singh after taking on Facebook abuser

Currently, in Italy on a work trip, Vishakha Singh took time out to speak to Firstpost about the incident

HC judges to hone skills in cyber laws, IPR
India

HC judges to hone skills in cyber laws, IPR

Law ministry officials in New Delhi said that such conferences were a must as the higher judiciary is faced with more cases than ever in these areas.

Congress needs to work faster on cyber security legislation: Obama administration
World

Congress needs to work faster on cyber security legislation: Obama administration

Terming cyber threats as one of the greatest national security dangers, the US has said Obama administration has significantly enhanced government's capabilities to address this challenge.

US can spy on foreign nationals using Google and Apple cloud servers
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US can spy on foreign nationals using Google and Apple cloud servers

A piece of legislation that permits US agencies to snoop on foreign nationals by hacking into cloud servers of Google and Apple, has sent alarm bells ringing among privacy campaigners, a British media report says.

India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator
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India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator

India is to widen the scope of its cyber-security coordinator in the wake of incendiary internet data that swept the country earlier this month and forced ...

Italy Enacts Law to Block Child Porn Websites
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Italy Enacts Law to Block Child Porn Websites

Italy introduces a new law that requires ISPs in the country, to block child porn sites, within six hours.