It is almost a new battle line. “In this new world, data is the new oil. Data is the new wealth. India’s data must be controlled and owned by Indian people ─ and not by corporates, especially global...
Feb 11, 2019
Let’s assume for a moment that the regulators worldwide are successful in putting the curbs on usage of personal data of individuals for means other than what they are collected for—something that...
Feb 11, 2019
According to a CA Technologies' Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018, consumer behavior reveals strong correlation between lack of business and lack of digital trust. The study shows...
Aug 03, 2018
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has almost become a common noun for personal data protection regulation, not just for the stringent provisions that it contains but also for...
Jul 30, 2018
The current privacy policies of online platforms and services still have a significant margin for improvement when it comes to meeting the standards put forward by the European General Data...
Jul 09, 2018
Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 2018
Most of you may not have heard of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. It is a phenomenon where you may come across an obscure piece of information - and soon afterwards encounter the same subject over...
Mar 22, 2018
The Indian media, like its counterpart in the West, has focused on the supposed ‘scam’ involving Cambridge Analytica (CA), the UK-based big data firm that helped in Donald Trump’s victory through big...
Mar 21, 2018
On 24 August 2017, in a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right, while hearing a case on the legality of Aadhar. “We are...
Jan 25, 2018
Despite massive corporate investments in artificial intelligence (AI), nearly three-quarters of consumers are concerned about AI infringing on their privacy, according to a new study from Genpact, a...
Dec 08, 2017
With India planning to roll out a new data protection regime following the landmark Supreme Court judgment upholding right to privacy as fundamental right, experts have cautioned that the new law...
Oct 12, 2017
Improving the security of wearable fitness trackers is necessary to protect users' personal data, as vulnerabilities in the devices could threaten the privacy and security of the data they record, a...
Sep 15, 2017
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
Chander Khanduja, CIO, Luminous India, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by year 2020?...
Jun 12, 2017
Digitalization has changed the way organisations look at cyber security. More than 59% of CIOs and CSO have agreed that digitization of business ecosystem has impacted security spending, in the PwC’s...
Oct 10, 2016
The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.2% in 2016 to total USD 208.6 billion, up from USD 178 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. The highest growth will come from...
Sep 19, 2016
Aviation industry worldwide is going to get smarter in the coming year by incorporating latest technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), advanced tracking systems, identification systems, internet...
Jul 07, 2016
On one hand, consumers love personalization offered by the retailers; on the other, they do not trust the ability of the retailers to protect their data. A new research based on social media...
Oct 23, 2015