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Puneet Bhasin: How India can match up to global needs of data protection

GDPR is applicable to the processing of personal data in the context of the activities of an establishment of a controller or a processor in the European Union, regardless of whether the processing takes place in the Union or not, writes Mumbai-based advocate and cyber law expert, Puneet Bhasin.

The changing role of the CISO

The role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is changing from that of an IT security manager to that of a C-suite executive who secures the business interests of the enterprise.

Five trends to watch out for in cybersecurity

From privacy and personal data protection to machine learning techniques to respond to cyber threats, 2018 will witness a changing threat landscape and organizations taking new measures to secure their information assets.

Blockchain: Need for a Relevant Legal Framework

Blockchain is now perceived, as a disruptive and utopian solution to a host of technology-related challenges. However, there is need for consensus on how different jurisdictions would create a legal and regulatory framework which addresses key legal concerns around blockchain solutions - including data privacy, intellectual property, enforceability of contracts and choice of jurisdiction.

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7 File Transfer Challenges of Healthcare IT Teams

There are significant risks involved in the healthcare business processes that involve exchange of sensitive data. Most organizations rely on outdated legacy systems which were not designed with data protection regulations in mind. FTP and e-mail file transfer systems just aren’t adequate anymore. As patient services grow in scope, the risks of external data sharing would grow too.

Data Protection is critical for enterprise SaaS applications

Evaluating the right solutions is an important step towards minimizing risk on the cloud.

Video surveillance revolution: Things to look forward to

Day by day, an increasing number of IoT devices are getting connected to the network. This number will only grow and with this comes the demand for robust infrastructure that can support large streams of data. 30 minutes of 4k footage requires around 5GB of storage capacity.

The future of smart glasses comes into focus
What will smart glasses look like? How will they work? Who will use them? And how widespread will they be? It all became clearer this week.
Securing the hybrid cloud enterprise: 4 tenets of a next-gen solution

With next-generation cloud technologies gaining traction, hybrid cloud continues to be adopted by more and more enterprises. While hybrid cloud platforms help businesses transform, they bring new risks. How best can you protect your data and intellectual property across a hybrid cloud?

Making big data work for small businesses

While traditionally large enterprises had the resources to leverage data analytics, availability of visual analytics as a service has enabled small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to reap the benefits of technology.

7 reasons Chrome OS computers are ideal for enterprises

This year, 5.5% of all PCs sold will be Chrome OS devices. That means Chrome has overtaken Linux as the ‘third OS’ at work. Credit the cost, security and manageability benefits of Chromebooks and Chromeboxes for the rise.