Cybersecurity

  1. Cybersecurity in the Financial Sector: An Overview

    Sowmya Karun  In the Union Budget for 2017-18, Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley announced the setting up of a dedicated Computer Emergency Response Team for the Financial Sector (Cert-Fin). The proposed emergency response team is slated to work in co-ordination with financial sector regulators and other stakeholders. Read More

  2. Implications of the US-India Cyber Relationship Framework

    By Lily Xiao On 7 June 2016, ongoing discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama culminated in the US-India Cyber Relationship Framework, expected to be signed within 60 days. As part of a deepening strategic partnership between the US and India, the Framework… Read More

  3. Budapest Convention on Cybercrime – An Overview

    By Shalini S The Convention on Cybercrime or Budapest Convention is the only binding multilateral treaty instrument aimed at combating cybercrime. It was drafted by the Council of Europe with active participation from its observer states in 2001. The Convention provides a framework for international cooperation between… Read More

  4. Cyber Vandalism – Not an Act of War

    By Shalini S In September last year, a mutual cyber hacking marathon ensued between Indian and Pakistani hackers, who each hacked and defaced multiple government and private websites. The incident was triggered by a detected defacement of a Kerala government website which was attributed to… Read More

  5. Tallinn Manual 1.0 – A Primer

    By Shalini S The Tallinn Manual[1], is an elaborate, academic body of work that examines the applicability of international law to cyber conflicts.  The Manual was prepared by an International Group of Experts (a group of independent international law scholars and practitioners) at the invitation… Read More

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