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Jobs in 2021: With tech taking centrestage, ‘gap year’ 2020 is likely to force professionals to reinvent themselves
India

Jobs in 2021: With tech taking centrestage, ‘gap year’ 2020 is likely to force professionals to reinvent themselves

Jobs in 2021 will be different from jobs in 2019. Some features will be very new. Some may vanish altogether. But some will remain for the next 10 or 20 years, particularly the use of digital technology and the internet for remote working and projectisation

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance
India

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance

The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector

'Indian govt should convince public on Aarogya Setu's efficacy rather than forcing it on them': Cybersecurity expert Elliot Alderson tells Firstpost
India

'Indian govt should convince public on Aarogya Setu's efficacy rather than forcing it on them': Cybersecurity expert Elliot Alderson tells Firstpost

In an interview with Firstpost, Elliot Alderson replied to several assertions made by the Union government about Aarogya Setu, which is being widely being promoted as a contact-tracing app that help to combat COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aarogya Setu team says 'no user data at risk' after French hacker raises concerns over 'security of 90 million Indians'
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aarogya Setu team says 'no user data at risk' after French hacker raises concerns over 'security of 90 million Indians'

The official handle of Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app, developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, asserted late on Tuesday that "no personal information of any user has been proven to be at risk".

Sensitive nature of data validates privacy concerns over Centre's Aarogya Setu app; legislation with 'sunset clause' can curb potential misuse
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Sensitive nature of data validates privacy concerns over Centre's Aarogya Setu app; legislation with 'sunset clause' can curb potential misuse

The Aarogya Setu app generates a unique ID for each user and it keeps a track of all other IDs coming in contact with it and the GPS location and time of said contact.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rahul Gandhi terms Aarogya Setu app 'a sophisticated surveillance system', says fear must not be used to 'track citizens'
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rahul Gandhi terms Aarogya Setu app 'a sophisticated surveillance system', says fear must not be used to 'track citizens'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Aarogya Setu mobile application is a "sophisticated surveillance system" outsourced to a private operator, raising serious data security and privacy concerns

Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack
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Travelex takes down systems offline as its services get compromised due to a ransomware attack

Travelex is yet to ascertain what all data has been encrypted by the ransomware.

Rise of 5G, multi-cloud, focus on data security and more: Enterprise tech trends to look forward to in 2020
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Rise of 5G, multi-cloud, focus on data security and more: Enterprise tech trends to look forward to in 2020

With the digital ecosystem shifting to distributed computing, extended reality, and quantum computing, we need to introspect where does the business stand

Facebook execs bat for encryption on its products despite attorney general's backdoor access request for law enforcement purposes
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Facebook execs bat for encryption on its products despite attorney general's backdoor access request for law enforcement purposes

Barr said drug cartels, child pornographers and other criminals increasingly used and hid behind messaging apps

Google and Facebook's business models are a threat to human rights: Amnesty International
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Google and Facebook's business models are a threat to human rights: Amnesty International

The report said the company's practice of vacuuming up personal data in order to feed voracious advertising businesses represents an unprecedented assault on privacy rights

End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies
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End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies

Law enforcement and technologists have been arguing over encryption controls for more than two decades.

Google's healthcare project, Nightingale, comes under US congressional committee scrutiny
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Google's healthcare project, Nightingale, comes under US congressional committee scrutiny

Google disclosed little about what it is testing in Project Nightingale as it competes to be the preferred platform for patients and care providers.

Digital payment sector growth depends on scalability of risk and security measures
News & Analysis

Digital payment sector growth depends on scalability of risk and security measures

Data collection, correlation and collaboration is key for the industry to successfully defend against security threats

Tough to regulate Facebook, Google and Amazon given their bewildering complexity
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Tough to regulate Facebook, Google and Amazon given their bewildering complexity

If you’re still thinking about digital technologies as tools – implying that you, the user, are in full control – you need to think again.

Your Apple iPhone could be hacked by a simple message, update now!
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Your Apple iPhone could be hacked by a simple message, update now!

If you’re using an Apple device, simply make sure you’ve updated to macOS 10.14.6 and iOS 12.4

Tiktok illegally collecting data and sending it to China, says Shashi Tharoor
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Tiktok illegally collecting data and sending it to China, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said that there are reports that the Chinese government receives data from TikTok through China Telecom.

Password security is critical for an organisation's cyber defence: A few best practices
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Password security is critical for an organisation's cyber defence: A few best practices

Here are some of the best practices for IT admins and security teams to make sure end-user passwords are not compromised

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups: Report
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WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups: Report

The attack had all the hallmarks of a private company working with governments on surveillance.

Facebook F8: Instagram is on the path to becoming Facebook 2.0 with big e-commerce play
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Facebook F8: Instagram is on the path to becoming Facebook 2.0 with big e-commerce play

Looking at the way things are going, it will only be a matter of time before things get overwhelming on Instagram.

Instagram is thinking of hiding your likes, and Twitter both loves and hates the idea
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Instagram is thinking of hiding your likes, and Twitter both loves and hates the idea

The new 'like hiding' feature is currently being tested with users in Canada.