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Members Call Announcement: Business and Privacy Impact of India’s New Cybersecurity Directive

What are the new directions issued by CERT-In and how will they impact your business? Why has the government issued these directions?

To answer all your questions about the new cybersecurity directive and its impact, MediaNama is organizing a Members-Only call.

MediaNama’s Members Call will help you understand what the directions mean, and how your business might be affected

Title: Business and Privacy Impact of India’s New Cybersecurity Directive
Date: Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM IST

If you subscribe now, you will receive a link to register for the call, which we will send to subscribers soon.

What we will cover

The Indian government, via its agency CERT-In, has issued new directions covering aspects related to the timeframe for reporting cyber security incidents, maintenance of user identification data, and transaction information for crypto exchanges and wallets, maintenance of customer details by data centers, cloud services, and VPN providers, and maintenance of logs in the Indian jurisdiction.

These directions will become effective in 60 days and have a significant impact on the targeted stakeholders. In the members call, we’ll discuss:

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  • What are the new directions issued and who all are impacted?
  • Why has the government issued these directions?
  • What is CERT-In’s privacy and data usage policy?
  • Is maintaining logs for 180 days feasible?
  • Is 6-hours enough to report an incident?
  • What type of incidents must be reported?
  • Why does the government want companies to sync clocks and why is that a complex issue?
  • How do they impact crypto exchanges and wallets?
  • How do they impact VPN providers?
  • How do they impact cloud service providers and data centers?

You need to subscribe to MediaNama to participate in this call.

The session will be about 90 minutes long, beginning with a presentation, where we will explain the key points related to the cybersecurity directive, followed by a Q&A session, in which all members can ask questions and/or debate issues.

Subscribe to MediaNama to attend this call. If you want your team aligned on Indian tech policy at large, you may also consider a group subscription.

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