Data of every individual is an extension of personality and resides in Article 21, says Central govt.
The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the data belonging to an individual was intimate to and an extension of one's personality that resides in Article 21 of the Constitution guaranteeing protection of life and personal liberty.
The National Policy on Electronics was drawn up in 2012 and approved by the previous the UPA cabinet in 2013.
China, battling increased threats from cyber-terrorism and hacking, will adopt from Thursday a controversial law that mandates strict data surveillance and storage.
German finance, auto and publishing firms are in talks to form a European company to store personal data securely.
Nearly 36.6 million data records were compromised in India last year in 33 data breaches - a 14 percent rise as compared to 2015, a new report said on Monday.
Cyber security firm has detected pre-installed malwares on Android based devices that are stealing data
Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users' use but is already present in Android device.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.
VZBZ, The Federation of German Consumer Organisations, a non-governmental organisation has filed a lawsuit against WhatsApp
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) said its ruling was based on the view that holding traffic and location data en masse allowed "very precise conclusions to be drawn concerning the private lives of the persons whose data has been retained".
At a time when governments and enterprises the world over are brainstorming over ways to secure their data on the Cloud platform, a right mix of security in both hardware and software is the key to ward off hackers and minimise cyber attacks, a top security expert has reiterated.
WhatsApp has temporarily suspended giving parent company Facebook information about users in Europe for ad targeting, responding to concerns there over privacy, a source close to the matter said Tuesday.
A Russian court on Thursday upheld a decision to block the website of social networking company LinkedIn Corp., Interfax news agency reported, setting a precedent for the way foreign internet firms operate in the country.
A new EU-U.S. pact governing the transfer of personal data faces a second legal challenge, putting the details of the deal under further scrutiny.
Telecom regulator Trai Wednesday directed operators to inform customers about the data usage limits of their broadband plans and the extent to which speed of connection will be reduced in case users breach the ‘fair usage’ or data quota cap.
Technology companies support Microsoft suit that aims to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.
TRAI amended the consumer protection regulations to allow for data packs with a validity period of 365 days as against the current maximum of 90 days.
A new commercial data pact between the European Union and the United States entered into force on Tuesday, ending months of uncertainty over cross-border data flows, and companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft can sign up from Aug. 1.
Dell has announced the availability of its new Dell HPC Systems along with early access to high performance computing (HPC) technologies, technology partner collaborations and global customer implementations.
If you're wondering how deeply Google has been digging into your digital life, all you'll need to do is Google yourself to find the answer.