Tagged: IT-Industry

Screenfrab from Google Walkout: Employees Stage Protest Over Handling of Sexual Harassment Video. 0

Google Walkouts

One of the early cases of sexual harassment that I remember reading about is that of Phaneesh Murthy in 2002. When I joined Infosys in 2003 it was hot topic. There were discussions about how Infosys fired him; unhappiness about the compensation Infosys had to pay etc. I was mostly disgusted by the...

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India urgently needs responsible disclosure policy guidelines for vulnerability reporting

This year has been an interesting one for infosecurity in India. Major infrastructure services — from identity to payment services — have gone online. This is also the reason why there is a lot of conversation happening around general and operational security. But what’s lacking is talk around missing guidelines to report security...

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This one small step by the government can be a giant step in boosting the cybersecurity of millions

As part of its Digital India initiative, the central government has been readying its cyber warfare arsenal. Its latest weapon is a mobile and desktop security solution that will notify, enable cleaning and secure devices and systems of end-users. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched this solution — a botnet...

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules 1

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules

CIS has a detailed blog post explaining why all of us who care about freedom of expression on the internet should support annulment motion by MP P. Rajeeve. You should actually read that blog post but the following are the most important points No chance to defend. There is no need to inform...