Companies need to come up with out of the box thinking and creative legal approaches while dealing with Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity law challenges post-demonetization. This amongst others was one of the key learnings that emerged at the Conference on Cyberlaw & Cybersecurity Law strategies to be adopted by Companies in the Post-Demonetization Era, which took place on 2nd March, 2017 at New Delhi.
The said Conference was organized by Cyberlaws.Net and Pavan Duggal Associates, Advocates, Supreme Court of India.
The Conference was attended and addressed by more than 40 experts from different sectors and verticals including ITES, BPO, Telecom Service Providers, Network Service Providers, Internet Service Providers, Web Hosting Service Providers, Search Engines, Online Payment Sites, Online-Auction Sites, Online Market Places, Automobile, Supply Chain Solutions and also Embassies of different countries.
The Conference ended with the recommendations that while cyberlaw as a discipline is integral to today’s corporate operations, stakeholders need to understand the nuances of cyber legal frameworks, the knowledge of which is currently very limited. It was agreed by the cyber experts that far more awareness needs to be created amongst companies in India about their legal exposure under the law and the need for companies to adopt culture of proactively complying with the law.
The Conference was distinctive in its approach as it sought to examine Cyberlaw and Cybersecurity ramifications of corporate India post-demonetization and further sought to deal with corporate response mechanisms of how to deal with such emerging challenges.