While some policymakers argue that encryption must only be weakened to solve specific problems, most experts agree that there is no technological solution that would weaken encryption for specific law enforcement and national security purposes, while managing to maintain preexisting levels of security and confidentiality for general use.
This session convened scientists, industry leaders, and representatives from the government and non-profit organizations to discuss India’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in relation to its contribution to global health security (GHS).
China’s central bank has plans to roll out a digital yuan, which could circumvent the U.S. dollar in important global financial transactions. Here are some ways the digital yuan could pose a challenge to the dollar’s prominence.
India has proposed a simpler set of rules for drones. These rules could offer a welcome opening for India’s economy.
As the Joint Parliamentary Committee on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 is yet to finalize its report. The panel scrutinizes the Bill, explores its various facets and functions of the Data Protection Authority (DPA), the apex oversight body envisaged in it.
The session was to discuss the scope of new biotechnologies in potentially improving public health capacity and to explore ideas for giving fresh impetus to research into infectious diseases. The discussion highlighted the role of funding in establishing a robust and sustainable research ecosystem.