Centre defends IT rule requiring WhatsApp to trace originator of message in Delhi HC
The Centre said the law empowers it to expect such platforms to create a safe cyberspace and counter illegal content either themselves or by assisting the law enforcement agencies
Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape
Mobile wallet transactions increased 40 times in India in five years; every service provider eyeing Indian market: Gulshan Rai
India was one the most advanced countries in the world in terms of expanding mobile wallet payment on a larger scale.
China asks domestic financial info providers to maintain 'economic order'
Violators of the regulations will be “condemned publicly” and “ordered to rectify” their errors.
Britain accuses Russia of allegedly directing a host of cyber attacks globally
Russian military intelligence (GRU) was cast as a pernicious cyber aggressor using a network of hackers.
Centre seeks to up the ante against cybercrimes; key steps include creating dedicated IT cadre, bringing in domain experts
It is interesting to note that India has 120 crore telephone subscribers, 42 crore Internet subscribers, 28 crore mobile internet users and is ranked at the 23rd position out of 165 nations in Global Cybersecurity Index 2017 of the United Nations.
Britain to create a new cyber force of up to 2,000 personnel to tackle cyber threat
The new force which is expected to be announced soon would represent a nearly four-fold increase in manpower.
China has shut down more than 13,000 websites after 2015 for breaking the law
Authorities including the Cyberspace Administration of China have summoned more than 2,200 websites operators for talks during the same period, he said.
Fall of ISIS has not diminished the groups ability to inspire attacks using cyberspace: US national security
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS estimated on 5 December that fewer than 3,000 fighters of the Sunni militant group remain in Iraq and Syria.
Apple and Facebook praise China at an internet conference, despite western social media site bans in the country
Facebook and Google aren’t accessible in China behind the country’s Great Firewall, along with major Western news outlets and social media sites.
China think tank calls for 'democratic' internet governance to eradicate inequality
China ranks fifth among 38 nations globally in standards of cyber governance, a top state-backed internet think tank said.
Threats associated with cyberspace have thrown up a new set of challenges for countries: Sushma Swaraj
The minister said the internet thrown up new set of challenges for which there are "no preset solutions".
Aadhaar helped UIDAI locate 500 missing children; govt data shows 180 kids go missing every month
Biometric based Aadhaar has made UIDAI's task of locating missing children a much easier exercise
Microsoft's cybersecurity centre reached out to 126 organisations in a year; helped reduce malware and digital risk
With the aim to make cyberspace safer, Microsoft also rolled out a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of cybersecurity.
China's internet restrictions are harming Beijing's commercial and political ties with world
China's Cybersecurity Law adopted late last year has been criticised by foreign business and governments for unclear provisions mandating security reviews.
RBI looking into cryptocurrencies as legal tender; expresses discomfort with bitcoin
The RBI has a group looking into cryptocurrencies as legal tender, a senior official said, but emphasized the central bank’s discomfort with Bitcoin.
India's cyber security needs creation of indigenous tools and increase in talented human capacity: Report
Creation of indigenous tools along with building human capacity with relevant capabilities is imperative for India's cyber security.
India and European Union reaffirm commitment to a free and secure cyberspace
India and the European Union (EU) reaffirmed their commitment to a free and and secure cyberspace during the fourth India-EU Cyber Dialogue.
Donald Trump elevates the status of Pentagon's US Cyber Command to help cyber weapon development
President Donald Trump said on Friday he was elevating the status of the Pentagon's US Cyber Command to help spur development of cyber weapons.
India and Japan reaffirm their commitment towards a secure and accessible cyberspace
India and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to a secure and accessible cyberspace during the Second India-Japan Cyber Dialogue held in Delhi.