Governance & Risk Management , Information Sharing , Privacy

Privacy Issues in India: An Analysis

Advocate Vicky Shah Outlines the Challenges
Vicky Shah, advocate, cyber law and privacy

When it comes to privacy, India faces many challenges, including the need to reduce the amount of time it takes to resolve privacy-related cases, says Vicky Shah, advocate, cyber law and data protection.

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"If you have a privacy breach and if the resolution is not on time, then the confidence is lost," Shah says.

In this video interview at Information Security Media Group's the recent Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in Mumbai, Shah discusses:

  • How the lack of a major privacy law will impact India's image;
  • What components of GDPR India can implement;
  • Where companies are missing the mark on privacy.

Shah is an advocate and specializes in cyber law and privacy. He started his career as a cybercrime investigation trainer to law enforcement agencies in India. He has trained over 10,000 individuals in more than 19 states in India. He has experience in regulatory affairs, compliance and legislation for matters related to online safety, security, cybercrime, privacy and data protection.

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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