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The recently released draft policy for India’s e-commerce has started a major debate. While some believe it will bring much relief to India's beleaguered offline retail industry by putting an end to...
Feb 27, 2019
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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is in the process of working with the Data Security Council of India to offer Challenge Grants for cybersecurity to encourage start-ups to...
Nov 16, 2017
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IT spending in the Indian government sector is projected to reach USD 8.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 8.9% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 7.8 billion, according to the latest forecast by...
Nov 15, 2017
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The historic SC judgment on privacy has accelerated creation of personal data protection legislation. The new regime will bring in a set of new obligations for the businesses. Its time to examine the...
Oct 09, 2017
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday denied there has been a security breach of its database, following reports that data of some 6,000 Indian businesses and government...
Oct 05, 2017
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The government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of measures to check rise in financial cybercrimes.The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Home...
Sep 19, 2017
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The Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a state-wide network of fake Aadhaar card makers who used fake fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar operators to issue fake Aadhaar cards. According to the Special...
Sep 11, 2017
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Snapbizz Cloudtech on Thursday launched 'Turbo', a digital solution for 'kirana' stores in the country that will enable them to comply with the Goods and Services Tax (GST)."With the rollout of GST,...
Sep 01, 2017
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In a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right. While another important judgment on triple talaq delivered two days back saw a...
Aug 24, 2017
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Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer (IT) and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to...
Apr 27, 2017
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VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 2017
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  The government in India is on pace to spend USD 7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal...
Oct 04, 2016
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What have been the most important changes in a CISO’s role in the last five years?   Over the years, CISOs have become part of the board of directors’ discussion for any role, for example,...
Sep 29, 2016
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Data breaches have increased 15% in the first six months of 2016 compared to the last six months of 2015, according to Breach level Index by Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Worldwide,...
Sep 20, 2016
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