Column: Eight steps to balance personalization and privacy

Penny Gillespie

If you were asked to hand over your email address in return for a freebie or gift voucher, would you do it? How often do you tick ....

4 November, 2019

Majority of Indian firms lack response plans for data breaches: IBM study

Shweta Sharma

Almost 79% of Indian companies have not implemented a computer security incident response plan (CSIRP) consistently across the ....

12 April, 2019

Blockchain to change the way VFS Global processes visa applications

Anand J

International visa-facilitation firm VFS Global is looking at using blockchain technology at a massive scale for visa processing, ....

2 April, 2019

India sixth leading nation in terms of GDPR-readiness: Cisco study

Shweta Sharma

India is the sixth leading nation in terms of readiness for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ....

28 January, 2019

Palo Alto Networks’ Sean Duca on rising cyberthreats and the firm’s plans in India

Anirban Ghoshal

California-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks, led by former top SoftBank Group executive Nikesh Arora, ended the ....

21 January, 2019

Personal Data Protection Bill to be tabled after 2019 general elections

Payal Ganguly

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 is likely to be tabled in the June session of Parliament, after the 2019 general elections, ....

4 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Policy moves that shook the startup ecosystem

Payal Ganguly

The year saw the powers that be take proactive measures to regulate and create a framework for emerging technologies, which took ....

24 December, 2018

EU says India's data localisation moves may have negative impact on businesses

Anirban Ghoshal

The European Union, which formulated its own data privacy law named GDPR this year, has said that India's move to localise ....

21 November, 2018

Why businesses need not break a sweat about Google Play Store's policy changes

Anirban Ghoshal

Last week, tech giant Google decided to shutter social network Google+ after disclosing a bug that may have exposed the data of ....

17 October, 2018

Harsh penalties tip scales for producers of personal data, but leave startups vulnerable

Harsh Walia

The committee, which recently released the draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill, has been advocating a penalty scheme.  To ....

7 September, 2018

Broadening of sensitive data definition may cut off several services for Indians

Harsh Walia

A committee recently released the much-awaited draft of the Personal Data Protection Bill. Although the panel’s efforts ....

6 September, 2018

Businesses to ride rocky transition in life under new data regime

Harsh Walia

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill released by a committee chaired by former Supreme Court judge BN Srikrishna has already ....

5 September, 2018

Does the draft data protection bill dilute the power of the data authority?

Harsh Walia

In many ways, the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 proposes to introduce concepts that were thus far non-existent in ....

4 September, 2018

Data protection bill: Why the data localisation clause is not convincing enough

Harsh Walia

The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which was India’s latest effort to bridge the gap between outdated data protection ....

3 September, 2018

Nearly 75% of firms not GDPR compliant; data protection strategy needed: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

The global scenario for compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is not very encouraging, ....

31 August, 2018

How Europe's data privacy law is upending global online advertising


Europe’s new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening ....

23 August, 2018

Cloud adoption remains primary risk for emerging businesses, finds Gartner survey

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has become a top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, a survey published by IT ....

17 August, 2018

Will the new data protection bill pose challenges for startups?

Roma Priya

With the growth of the digital economy, data has come to play a critical role in how people communicate with one another. Protecting ....

1 August, 2018

How the new EU data privacy law will affect Indian companies

Supratim Chakraborty & Harsh Walia & Shweta Dwivedi

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on 25 May, giving European citizens more control ....

31 May, 2018

Why Indian startups are worried about GDPR compliance

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian companies, including startups, have been trying to make sense of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation ....

28 May, 2018

Microsoft plans to extend EU data privacy rights to global customers

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft Corporation said it plans to extend the rights accorded by the European Union's new data privacy law ....

24 May, 2018