Greater Noida: Lloyd Group of Institutions in association with DCirrus conducted mega event 'Data Summit 1.0' on the theme of data protection and management at Greater Noida on Friday.
It was an annual international workshop-cum-conference covering research and development in the areas of data protection and management (DPM).
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) are driving data complexity, new forms and sources of data. More and more organizations rely on data analytics when it comes to their growth strategy, stating from these observations, the aim of Data Summit 1.0 was to discuss and exchange ideas related to data protection and management.
Data Summit 1.0 commenced with the welcome address by Manohar Thairani (Chairman, Lloyd). The institute welcomed Dr Venkat Iyer (Barrister, UK/ Ulster University, UK & Editor, The Commonwealth Lawyer) as the chief guest.
Dr Iyer gave demonstration on 'Data Protection: The UK experience and what can be learnt from it'. He described how the general data protection rules mechanism works in the UK. He enlightened the crowd on importance of having an independent, impartial, well resourced and efficient judiciary for laws to be implemented sensibly and for their proper enforcement in case of exemptions and breach.
He concluded the workshop discussing how GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been successful primarily to give control to individuals over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the European Union.
Neeraj Gupta, Risk and Compliance Leader, IBM Corporation delivered a session on 'Protection of critical information or infrastructure for business-critical areas'. He emphasised that the biggest threat to the development of the online economy of any country is cyber crime particularly, phishing and identity fraud.