Draft Data Protection Bill: Free pass to breach privacy
The latest data protection bill doesn't recognise the right to privacy, provides no checks against its breach by government agencies, provides for an unformed executive-controlled board for oversight.
Draft data bill proposes to amend RTI Act
The government also plans to establish a Data Protection Board of India which will be responsible for determining non-compliances and imposing penalties.
Draft personal data protection bill proposes up to ₹500 cr penalty
The draft bill prescribes a penalty of up to ₹250 crore for failure of a company to take reasonable security safeguards to prevent personal data breach.
Personal data breach rampant across banks, finance cos
The results of a national-level online survey suggest that six out of ten respondents experienced personal data breach by their loan service providers in India.
Meta identifies over 400 malicious apps targeting FB users’ data
When a person installs the malicious app, it may ask them to “Login With Facebook” before they are able to use its promised features.
Akasa Air suffers data breach, cautions users on phishing attempts
The low-cost carrier clarified that no travel-related information, travel records or payment information was compromised.
Policybazaar says IT system hacked, no 'significant customer data' exposed
The identified vulnerabilities have been fixed, and a thorough audit of the systems has been initiated, says Policybazaar parent PB Fintech.
Card tokenisation put off till June 30, 2022; RBI allows alternates
Several industry bodies had asked for time to implement card tokenisation on grounds of possible disruption and subsequent difficulties to customers.
Businesses in India tapping AI to improve cybersecurity
Organisations are increasingly counting on artificial intelligence to help cybersecurity analysts, who cannot cope with automated, machine-speed attacks, says a new report.
C-suite execs most vulnerable to cybercrime: Report
Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report finds senior executives 12 times more likely to be targets of social incidents than earlier years.