Data colonisation the new looming danger

June 27, 2019

“Storage of such large-scale data is one of the biggest challenges. The concept of storage of data through cloud has given rise to the concept of cross-border storage in Data Centres located beyond our geographical boundaries and out of our legal jurisdiction,” says a new book, “Data Sovereignty – The Pursuit of Supremacy” (Penman Books/pp 257/Rs 599).

“A few years ago, this was not looked at as a threat but today, with the growing importance of data in the growing economy, the concept of storage data within the local boundaries has taken significance,” says the book, helmed by Vinit Goenka, a Governing Council member of the Centre for Railway Information Systems and former National Co-Convenor of the BJP”s IT Cell and former Staffing Partner, IBM.

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