As cybercrime grows, Section 66A of India's IT Act is under scrutiny of the court, government and security leaders. Some experts say it requires amendments to ensure correct interpretation and implementation.
Europe's vaunted data protection regulations - now 20 years old - are in desperate need of an update. In 2012, EU officials proposed extensive changes to the privacy rules, but they remain stuck in limbo. Here's why.
In a landmark decision, a British tribunal ruled that a U.K. intelligence agency broke the law by secretly using surveillance data collected by the U.S. National Security Agency. The ruling could have U.K. and U.S. repercussions, privacy experts say.
The Obama administration has taken new, but modest steps to limit the ability of intelligence agencies to collect data on individuals, but the new policy doesn't end the bulk collection program revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Prime Minister David Cameron has cited televised crime dramas to justify his push to expand Britain's surveillance laws and collect bulk Internet and mobile usage data. But does cop show fiction square with surveillance fact?
President Obama says his proposed cybersecurity budget is designed to help prevent foreign nations or hackers from shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets or invading the privacy of American families.
Is Amazon India on the verge of extending its online payments gateway to offline sellers and kiranas? And if so, what are the potential business implications and security risks for Indian organizations?
The subject of privacy has been debated ever since the release of the AP Shah Committee report on the subject. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO of the Data Security Council of India, shares insights on how the nation's Data Privacy Act may finally be taking shape.
After the complete collapse of network security at Sony Pictures - in the wake of its data breach - it's important that we highlight some of the organization's fundamental security mistakes. Here's a macro view of the lessons we must all learn.
Who hacked Sony? Not us, say the North Koreans, ending days of silence. As Deloitte becomes the latest victim of the G.O.P. gang that's claimed credit, one thing is certain: Sony won't have to buy the movie rights to this hacking story.
The CEO of a Pakistani firm that developed a mobile spyware application called StealthGenie has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of selling an illegal "interception device." Find out why one observer says the case could be precedent-setting.
European privacy watchdogs say Google and other search engines must comply with "right to be forgotten" link-removal requests not just on their European sites, but across all of their sites, raising fears of EU censorship run amok.