Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court expresses concerns with data breaches, Aadhaar security and profiling
The issue of data breaches from points other than the CIDR was also raised. Also, the Bench refused to extend the deadline for Section 7 benefits.
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica row: Whether on FB or Aadhaar, societal need for privacy trumps the individual
The social value of privacy needs to be spotlighted for it urges us to look not only at the individual right over data, but the social benefits that we derive from its recognition.
Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitioners
The issues raised included that the entire Aadhaar project is beyond the Act’s objectives, the excessive data collection under KYR+ and State Resident Data Hubs (SRDHs),
More than 60 percent of organisations globally will invest in multiple data security tools by 2020, up from 35 percent today, it added.
According to UIDAI there has been no incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft and financial loss.
The Aadhaar issuing body added, in response to an RTI query, that it took note of the breach and got the data removed from those websites
Just when it seems like the dust around the controversial compromises that went into the OnePlus 5 has had a chance to settle, another controversy pops up.
BSNL customers will be able to avail the service linked to their websites for yearly fee of Rs 365 per e-mail ID with 1GB storage and Rs 999 per e-mail ID with 10 gigabyte storage.
The information was removed immediately after discovery by the vendor and the incident was under investigation.
A dozen mobile handset companies, including HTC, Xiaomi and Lenovo, have replied to the government on data security procedures adopted by them.
Britain to work closely on data protection rules with European Union to smoothen information exchange
British lawmakers said last month the country could be put at a competitive disadvantage and the police could lose access to intelligence if the government failed to retain unhindered flows of data.
Alibaba-owned UCWeb says it will never breach user trust, after reports of UC Browser leaking mobile data emerge
Reacting to media reports of leaking mobile data of its Indian users to China, the Alibaba-owned browser UCWeb on Wednesday said it would never breach the trust of its users.
Uber agrees to two decades of audits after regulators find it guilty of breaching the privacy of its users
Uber is now consumed by in-fighting among a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after an investor lawsuit was filed against Travis Kalanick.
Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is tightening data security on its drones after the US Army ordered its members to stop using DJI drones.
Switzerland and India will enter into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a continuous access to details about black money hoarders in Swiss bank accounts.
Indian companies could lose Rs 11 crore to data breaches this year, up 12.3 per cent from last year, a report by tech giant IBM said.
The National Policy on Electronics was drawn up in 2012 and approved by the previous the UPA cabinet in 2013.
With the offenders in the country constantly evolving, corporates need to sharpen their security at equal speed.
German finance, auto and publishing firms are in talks to form a European company to store personal data securely.
The UIDAI can continue to claim a 7 year long flawless record of adequate data security, despite a series of database leaks in the Aadhaar ecosystem.