Govt taking steps to revise Encryption Policy
Government has started working on revising the encryption policy to ensure security of data and transactions done by citizens, Parliament was informed today.
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“The policy has to be absolutely crystal clear. Even if you look at encryption by WhatsApp, the government is in favour of it,” said the official.
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He added that the existing cyber laws have not been able to keep pace with recent cybercrimes, and require suitable amendments.
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