India is taking a giant leap towards digitisation and cashless economy. It is also liberalising its foreign investment-related laws and requirements. These favourable moves are aimed at attracting more foreign players to establish their presence in India.
While global players opening shop in India bring with them superior global standards of data protection and data privacy, it is also imperative for them to be mindful of the unique local Indian law requirements. With the introduction of GDPR, a wide set of standards for the protection of digital personal data relating to online or real-world behaviour for the internet users. Importantly, these standards apply to the personal data of the internet users regardless of the location of the entity holding their data. In this sense, the standards have significant extraterritorial reach.
So keeping all this in mind, we Progressive techies, a forum of Kerala IT employees, is organising a platform for discussing various aspects of internet security, data privacy, recent trends, concerns and career opportunities.
‘Tech Talk’ on Data privacy and Security will be leaded by Sreenath Sasikumar, CEO Mashup Stack and will be followed by an interactive Q&A session.