This research examines how organizations segmented across sizes and domains will be able to respond to the upcoming Personal Data Protection Act. However, it does not address the other side of the relationship – the users of the products and services of these organizations – and their perception of these organizations. more
The Aadhaar project holds at least 3 PB of data and possibly more. It’s promise of providing a unique multi-modal biometric backed Identity to everyone in India has hinged on the quality of biometric templates obtained during enrollment and also the veracity and trustworthiness of the identity documents. The scale needed for the project can only be achieved through enrollment centers that are spr… more
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Overview We all keep secrets and also know that there are inherent costs in doing so. In the social realm, the cost is betrayal and we try to offset it by entrusting our secrets to only those whom we trust. Trust is however built on top of personal relationships. Further the choice of the secret keeper is also based on the nature of the secret. Some secrets are worthless after a certain time inte… more
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I am a security and privacy researcher. I have two decades of experience in the corporate sector and has worked in AT&T, Intel and NetApp across multiple domains such as Telecom protocols, Network engineering, Device drivers for Graphics Chips, Linux device drivers for filesystems and Storage management products.
I also dabble in financial modelling and can read balance sheets and P&L statements with the same ease as software code and was CFO of hasgeek from August 2018 to March 2021 and is now a non-executive director of hasgeek and is the consulting editor of #PrivacyMode and rootconf brands.
I have also written extensively about cyber security issues in several publications including Medianama, Bloomberg Quint, The Quint, The Ken, The Business standard, Hindustan Times, Times of India, The Wire and Asia Times and was the first one to break the story of the hack of Kudunkulam nuclear reactor in the public domain by the North Koreans using the D-track malware.
I was called as an expert witness before the Supreme Court of India in the Aadhaar case and has also deposed before the Kenyan High court on their Digital Identity project called Huduma Namba.