With the general election approaching this spring to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha, cybersecurity leaders say India must be prepared to thwart foreign cyberthreats and protect electronic voting machines against hacking by using appropriate security measures.
Some security experts say India's government isn't doing enough to ensure the security of the Lok Sabha elections being held through May 23. They express worries that a nation-state, such as China or Pakistan, could attempt to tamper with the results.
To address growing concerns about Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India, which administers the ID program, is taking two key steps to add a layer of security. But some observers are already questioning whether the move will prove effective.
This monthly Security Agenda will highlight some of the most recent additions to our course library. This month's edition features Vishal Salvi of Infosys on the CISO's evolving role. Another influencer, Pavan Duggal, advocate, Supreme Court discusses what steps the Indian government should take to secure privacy....