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Data Privacy | Key aspects of a Data Protection Framework

  • Date : 22 February 2018

  • Time : 11:00 AM to 11:59 AM IST

  • Topic : Data Privacy | Key aspects of a Data Protection Framework

  • Collaborators : Srinivas Poosarla, Infosys


Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) recently completed the public consultation process on the draft data protection framework for India, developed under the chairmanship of Justice Shri B.N. Srikrishna. This webinar will cover some of the key aspects and provisions considered in this data protection framework and discuss some of its implications for the Indian banking sector. It will be delivered by two experts who have been closely involved in this development.

Data Privacy is becoming increasingly important with greater adoption of technology-driven innovation across consumer industry including retail, banking, telecom, and e-commerce. Stronger regulations on data privacy are being enacted all over the globe and create huge accountability for organizations processing personal data. This session will focus on strengthening the awareness on data privacy, its significance for the industry, impact of emerging technologies and recent developments in international regulations. It will also present the regulatory roadmap in India on data privacy, with special emphasis on banking and financial services industry.


Srinivas Poosarla

Vice President & Head (Global), Privacy & Data Protection, Infosys

Srinivas has been playing an active role in privacy initiatives both in India and international fora. He is a designated expert in the Data Privacy working group of ISO’s SC27 committee, involved as one of the key players in shaping up standards on data privacy and is currently co-editor of two international privacy standards.He is convener of the committee formed by BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) to draft Data Privacy Standard along with experts from the Industry. He is also member of the IAPP’s (International Association of Privacy Professionals) Asia Pacific Advisory Board and has been designated “Fellow of Information Privacy” (FIP) by IAPP.

Srinivas is a B.Tech from IIT, Varanasi and has data privacy certifications relevant to his profession, such as CIPP, CIPT, DCPP and DCPLA.