CERTIFYING AUTHORITY IN CYBER LAW (PART 1)

A Certificate Authority (or Certification Authority) is an entity that issues digital certificates that contain a public key and therefore the identity of the owner. The private key’s not made available to the general public generally but kept secret by the end-user who generates the key pair. Further, the certificate is also working as a…

Personal data and data protection

Data is of two types: a. personal and b. non-personal data. Personal means those characteristics, traits or attributes of identity that can be used to identify an individual. Non-personal data includes aggregated data through which an individual cannot be identified. Data protection means to protect or to minimise intrusion into the privacy of an individual…

Search and Seizure in Cyber Crime Cases

Search and Seizer in Cyber Crime investigation The Cybercrime has no physical boundaries. The criminals seeking information stored in computers with dial-in-access can access the information virtually from anywhere. The quantity of data that can be stolen or the level and amount of damage that can be caused by malicious programming code may be limited…