Comments on Draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act (DISHA)

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DISHA, Draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Care

Undoubtedly, India is one country which is in the dire need for a data protection framework.  With the Committee of Experts chaired by Justice BN Srikrishna publishing the White Paper on Data Protection Framework for India (herein referred as the White Paper) in December 2017, the wheels have been indeed set in motion. And with the introduction of the draft bill of DISHA, we are surely headed in the right … Read More

Indian Court Sets Precedent in a Revenge Porn Case

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Revenge Porn, Indian Law, Cyber Law, India

According to National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an increment of 157% in the number of cases reported for sharing of obscene content on the Internet since 2012. Women have always been the object of crime in India but now the crimes against women are increasing even in the virtual world. Sadly, the legal framework is not adequate yet … Read More

Is UIDAI a ‘body corporate?’

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a statutory authority established under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (“Aadhaar Act, 2016”). It earlier functioned as an attached office of the Planning Commission (now known as NITI Aayog). The Aadhaar Act, 2016 with Section 11(2) clearly establishes UIDAI as a body corporate … Read More

Safer Internet Day 2018 – Are You Really Safe?

Raj PagariyaCyber Security, Law1 Comment

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये) Today is February 06, 2018. You might see a few tweets and Facebook posts here and there about this. Safer Internet Day was started off in 2004 in the UK which is now celebrated in more than 130 countries. People are doing their bit to make the Internet a … Read More

Data Privacy Day 2018 – A Humble Request!

Raj PagariyaCyber Security, Law4 Comments

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(नोट: इस पोस्ट को हिन्दी मे पढ़ने के लिए नीचे जाये)   It was Data Privacy Day on January 28, 2018. There is a reason why we did not publish this post on 28th itself.  Oversharing personal information on social media platforms is one of the major threats to an individual’s privacy. If you are enjoying a vacation with your … Read More

ATM Fraud- 5 things a victim should do!

Raj PagariyaCyber Security, Law2 Comments

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Search analysis reveals that the number of people searching for ATM Fraud is the highest in India all across the globe. Even our Electronic Banking Frauds in India report suggests how the humongous growth in ATM frauds have led to disruption in the banking sector which no agency is proactively addressing. Age old modus operandi and tactics are now being used … Read More

Financial Cyber Crime: How the system is failing the victims

Nitish ChandanLaw5 Comments

I’d say good luck to you if you are a victim of a financial cyber crime in India and looking for a recourse. When I say financial cyber crime, I refer to all sets of crimes that include vishing scams, ATM skimming and fraudulent withdrawals and transactions. For someone who is visiting our website for the first time, please check … Read More