Since political narrative data appears to be inclined in favor of localization in India, the Tourism Lab of Russia-based global cybersecurity firm said that it should adopt “India’s proposed requirement to store the data generated in the country within the boundaries of the country and” Compliance “.

“The data protection bill has not yet been released in India. Once it (data localization) is required, we need to adopt and we want to follow it,” Kaspersky Lab Managing Director Stephen Noumier told the firm’s fourth During the Asia Pacific, told to IANS (APAC) Recently Cyber ​​Security Annual Summit

The targets in the draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018 show the Government Departments Guidelines for various Indian government notifications and guidelines, such as payment data collection 2018, along with the notification of the Reserve Bank of India, as well as the contract related terms relating to cloud storage 2017. Government’s focus on data localization

The reasoning behind such proposals has been attributed to various factors, such as: Protecting the citizens’ data and ensuring data privacy, data sovereignty, national security and economic development of the country.

Due to extensive data collection by technology companies, their unrecognized access and control of user data, they are allowed to independently process and monetize the data of Indian users outside the country. It has raised data protection and privacy concerns.

Noumier said that he and other Kaspersky members discussed this issue with Gulshan Rai, Chief of India’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in September.

He said that the chaplain lab saw significant support from the Indian government and “our technique was together” demand and interest were open there.

Data localization negotiations in India can also be affected, wherein the Asia Pacific the company has established a “transparency center” – where data can be collected and processed from the region.

Although India is not ideally located for the company’s Asia-Pacific Transparency Center, Noumier insisted that the chaplain lab was ready to find solutions to address India’s localization needs.

“Because, if we open the transparency center in India, we will also open a data center there, and at the same time, India will have the ability to store Indian data,” said Noumier.

While noting that the choreographer was ready to open his first and only Transparency Center in Zurich, Switzerland, in November, Neumair said that the company was actively looking at the Asia Pacific for similar set-up and that the issue But had discussions with the Indian government.

Noumier said, “We have all the support that we can imagine from the Indian government. However, before we decide, we need to see the specific requirements where we are going to open that facility.”

“There is clearly a place, we want to fly among the people, there is a need to provide easy access. Therefore, India is probably not an ideal place for the Asia Pacific as it is not very central.”

However, they said, “increase in other markets”, access to good talent is examined very well “.

“The skills and abilities available in India, you will not find in many countries in Asia Pacific People are very qualified and they really understand their content, so this is a big test.”

On being asked about the professional plan of sponsorship in the tournament, Noumier said that the country is one of the “Focus Markets in the Asia Pacific due to the large population”.

“We see huge investment in the manufacturing sector in India as it is already building a manufacturing powerhouse. Many commercial businesses are already on the development path and are growing in the future, therefore, there is a demand for cybersecurity technology. Is growing. ”

With its “Digital India” initiative for increased digitization, cybersecurity can be a major concern for the Indian government.

The reported attacks on Indian websites in the last four years have increased almost five times. According to official figures, more than 700 government websites hosted under “gov.in” and “nic.in” domains have been hacked by cybercriminals since 2012.

According to the report and tracked information by CERT-In, total number 44,679; 49,455; During the year 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (till November), 50,362 and 40,054 cyber security incidents were observed respectively.

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