Risk Management

Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

Indian News       May 03, 2018

  WASHINGTON: India's Aadhaar technology does not pose any privacy issue and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank to take this approach to other countries as it is worth emulating, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said.   The 62-year-old multi-billionaire entrepreneur and...

Corporate frauds: Govt to encourage whistle-blowers to report suspicious activities

Indian News       Apr 30, 2018

  New Delhi: The government plans to encourage whistle-blowers to inform it about suspicious activities at corporates and is working to link Aadhaar details of stakeholders with filings made under the companies law, Union Minister P P Chaudhary has said.   Embarking on multi-pronged efforts to clamp...

Bringing eco-friendly vehicles in India an issue due to lack of policy: Honda

Indian News       Apr 30, 2018

  BENGALURU: Bringing eco-friendly automotive technologies to India in the absence of a clear policy framework is a challenge, according to Japanese auto major Honda.    The company which has announced that by 2030 two-thirds of its production will be non-conventional - either hybrid, plug-in, electric or...

Twitter also sold data to Cambridge Analytica researcher: Report

International News       Apr 30, 2018

  LONDON: After Facebook, another major social media outlet Twitter has now been caught up in the data scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, the British political consulting firm which collected the data of nearly 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge and permission, according to a media...

Internet shutdown cost Indian economy $3 bn from 2012-17: Study

Indian News       Apr 25, 2018

New Delhi: The Indian economy is estimated to have suffered a loss of USD 3 billion due to Internet shutdown in the country from 2012-17, according to a study by ICRIER. The study observed impact of Internet shutdown across various devices and ecosystem linked to...

How hackers use hotel key cards to break into rooms

Facts       Apr 25, 2018

  By getting hold of a widely used hotel key card, an attacker could create a master key to unlock any room in the building without leaving a trace, Finnish security researchers said in a study published on Wednesday, solving a 14-year-old mystery.   While the researchers...

Insurer-Backed research urges reform of fire tests of British building materials

International News       Apr 25, 2018

  London: British laboratory tests on the fire safety of building materials are inadequate, research for the insurance industry in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire showed on Wednesday.   At least 71 people died in the fire in the social housing block in west London...

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Preserving Rare Books

Articles       Apr 23, 2018

  This April sees a fun day for bookworms. April 23 is World Book and Copyright Day, a United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-backed initiative aimed at promoting reading, publishing and copyright.   Originally born out of an idea devised by booksellers in Catalonia, Spain,...

Indian cos need to brace up for EU data protection regulation: PwC

Indian News       Apr 23, 2018

New Delhi: Indian companies need to ready themselves for EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect from May 25, said global consultancy firm PwC. The EU GDPR will usher a new data and privacy protection regime to give regulators unprecedented power to...

Aadhaar seeding must for bank accounts under KYC norms: RBI

Indian News       Apr 21, 2018

  Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory as part of its updated ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)’ guidelines.   This, however, will be subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court on making of...

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