As the Fintech sector grows so does the need for up-to-date cybersecurity. This workshop explored the various cybersecurity challenges the sector faces while also assessing potential opportunities to address them.
From a laissez-faire approach, the State is turning to regulation. This is understandable, but has its risks.
Celebrity WhatsApp texts have been flashed on TV ever since the Sushant Singh Rajput case took over news. Govts do not need backdoor access to it.
To expect the RBI to effectively monitor multiple aspects of the banks and other regulated entities is a tall order.
Any discussion on personal data access in India necessarily requires a reiteration of the Supreme Court's Puttaswamy verdict, which declared privacy a fundamental right.
Access to cross-border data is an integral piece of the law enforcement puzzle. India is well placed to lead the discussions on international data agreements subject to undertaking necessary surveillance reforms.