Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicData security

Topic: data security

Children’s online privacy must be protected, but not all are equally vulnerable on internet

The Personal Data Protection Bill’s blanket restriction of not allowing children under 18 to process data could stop kids from meaningfully using the internet.

India & 6 countries want to see encrypted messages, but Facebook ‘will maintain’ user security

India, Japan, UK, US, Canada, Australia & NZ want access to encrypted messages for law enforcement. But Facebook says it will ‘protect people’s private info’.

Data protection is part of national security, it’s the new influence, says Jaishankar

To be a global power, India has to be a leading force in harnessing data, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar says at Global Technology Summit.

Chrome & Search – The 2 Google data collection tools you should ditch

Ditching Chrome & Search is easy way to reduce amount of information Google gets. Google isn’t better at keeping data from being stolen.

Independent security researchers should be exempted under India’s new data protection law

The data protection committee in India has a challenging task of balancing people’s rights, government surveillance and economic interests.

Aadhaar to digital wallets: Digital India needs more security to deliver

The omission of digital security as one of the nine pillars that underpin the Narendra Modi’s flagship Digital India program is perplexing.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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