Banker’s Legal Guide to Deal with Phishing Scams and Cyber Crimes in India

Online banking has revolutionized banking transactions whereby money could be transferred at a single click. It has been a time saver and has been an extremely convenient method to undertake commercial transactions. However, it has led to litigations against banks as well, as with online banking also come phishing emails. Phishing emails in these cases are those which purport to have been sent by the bank with the look and feel of a legitimate email. They ask the user to enter their username and password to reconfirm their accounts, with…

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Top Video Surveillance Trends for 2018

Demand for professional video surveillance cameras has been growing quickly and is forecast to continue growing in 2018. It is estimated that less than 10 million surveillance cameras were shipped globally in 2006, which grew to over 100 million in 2016, and is forecast to make over 130 million during 2018. Despite this increase in demand, the average price of cameras and other video surveillance equipment will continue to fall quickly. As a result, IHS Markit forecasts that in terms of US dollar revenues the world market for video surveillance…

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Biometrics at the ATM

In the quest to secure our identity in an increasingly connected digital world, biometrics is flourishing throughout the globe. According to a TechSci Research report, India’s biometrics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 31% during 2016 – 2021. Government, banking & finance, energy & power, and consumer electronics are the key end user segments where deployment of biometric systems is witnessing an increase, and this trend is expected to continue over the next five years. In many banking services markets, biometrics is successfully authenticating millions of…

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FSIE 2018 : Brings the Entire Fire Safety & Security Industry to Bengaluru

The second edition of the leading trade event for fire safety and security – Fire and Security India Expo (FSIE) is to be held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru during 22-24 February 2018. The fair will witness over 150 leading brands displaying their technological advancements, and products and solutions catering to the wide demand of the industry. With over 10,500 square metre of exhibition space, FSIE 2018 will have live product demonstrations along with conferences and workshops addressing key topics related to fire safety and security. Buyer-seller…

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Videonetics Partners with Kolkata Traffic Police To Celebrate Road Safety Week 2018

Videonetics, one of the world-leading visual computing platform development companies, partnered with Kolkata Traffic Police by showcasing its complete suite of intelligent traffic management system (ITMS) at the exhibition held from 10th to 12th January 2018 at Kolkata, in celebration of Road Safety Week 2018. The exhibition was organized with an aim to propagate Kolkata Police’s mission of ‘Safe Drive & Save Life.’ The exhibition was well attended by Sr. Police Officials, engineering and technology firms, road engineering, traffic management experts and urban planners from all over India, Bangladesh, Nepal,…

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Allied Telesis Non-Stop Network for Netmagic

Netmagic Solutions Pvt. Ltd., an NTT Communications Group company, is a leading data-center and Cloud service provider in India, which has grown to support the increasing requirement for always-on access to online digital data, video surveillance and other cloud-based services. Netmagic has 7 world-class data-centres situated in major business districts in Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi and Chennai, with more than 10,000 servers and other communication devices to manage. They support the data storage requirements of over 2,000 enterprise customers spanning a wide range of industries including banking and financial services, e-commerce,…

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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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