Subhasish Writes: With the exponential proliferation of digital data, its protection and the resultant privacy issues have posed technical, administrative and legal challenges.
Subhasish writes draft National Encryption Policy (NEP) was formulated by an Expert Group set up by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) and was released in Sep 2015 for comments and suggestions from the public. However, the draft was withdrawn as some of its provisions were criticised by activists and experts. Even after two years DeitY is yet to release a new draft of the policy.
Anurag Dwivedi writes: Failure of US to attribute the Russian hacking will have a major bearing on evolution of global cyber norms and on the global cyber arms race. The global community must simultaneously remain extremely wary of hidden American agendas. An Iraq like invasion on false cyber pretexts is even more undesirable then a cyber arms race.
Anurag Dwivedi writes: The Heritage Foundation has proposed an agenda for Indo-US Cybersecurity Cooperation, including a public-private partnership model, which can be discussed during a Modi – Trump summit. A brief analysis of the specific suggestions and of bilateral cyber alliances in general is given below: