Technology Laws & Cyber Security Essentials in New Age India

  Technology laws exist in India since 2000; however, with the advent of smart phones, and with wide internet penetration, the awareness and development of these laws have gradually increased. When I started practicing in cyber laws, smart phones were very new in India – a very few people owned them. But we have seen how during the last decade, society has changed and adapted to the technology, and also how technologies are being misused for committing frauds, thefts and other crimes. Over a few years, there has been an…

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Adopting New Approach to Cyber Security

In the last few years, cyber security has assumed tremendous significance. The number of cyber security breaches is constantly growing with each passing day. As a result, the annual cost of cybercrime is constantly increasing. As per a recent survey, it has been estimated that the total global cost of cybercrimes is expected to cross USD 6 trillion by 2021. Hence, the protection and preservation of cyber security becomes an important priority for all stakeholders. Author: Pawan Duggal – Advocate,  Supreme Court of India Head, Pavan Duggal  Associates, Advocates; &…

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India Risk Review 2018

Security needs collaboration at individual, organizational, industrial, national and global levels. Networking and knowledge sharing are the key drivers for mitigating challenges in today’s complex security environment. India dealt with the economic implications of big-ticket items like demonetization and GST. Even as violence level of Maoist and Northeast insurgencies showed a downward trend, Jammu & Kashmir remained on the boil. Along with the unrest in the border states of the country, civil disturbances in the Indian heartland have continued to occur with various special interest groups agitating to get their…

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