Biometrics Expanding Horizons: April 2012

Exciting Times Ahead

Cover Story
An Ambitious Project Takes Shape

Dr C Chandramouli
Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India

Aman Kumar Singh
Secretary (IT & BT), Chattisgarh

A R Talwar
Principal Secretary, DIT, Punjab

Satendra Singh
Secretary of Excise and Prohibition additional charge of IG (Prisons), Jharkhand

Ravi S Saxena  
Additional Chief Secretary, DST, Gujarat

Yudhvir Malik
Principal Secretary, Dept. of Electronics & IT, Haryana

M N Vidyashankar
Principal Secretary, IT, BT, Karnataka

Sudipta K Sen
Regional Director – SEA, CEO & MD – SAS Institute (India) Pvt Ltd

Lt. Gen PPS Bhandari (Retd.)  
Group Director, Defence, Homeland Security, Marine Security, Rolta India Ltd

Disaster Management
Effective Management of Disasters and the Role of ICT

Ict In Defence
Better Defence Management through ICT

Information Security
Information and Network Security:  Important Issues

Tech Focus
Biometrics Expanding Horizons

Police Modernisation: Projects and Experiences
Defence Focus

DRDO Promoting Science and Technology

e-Governance In Action
Information Security in Government
Sanjiv Mital, CEO, National Institute of Smart Governance, Government of India

A Primary Key Infrastructure for Nepal
Rajan Raj Pant, Controller, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Nepal

Utility of Good Monitoring Systems
V S Prakash, Director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre

Public Safety & Security
Analytics to Fight Crime
NSN Murty, General Manager, Smarter Planet Solutions – India/ South Asia, IBM

Criticality of Software Components in System Solutions
Col (retd) Vishu Sikka,  (Retd) General Manager – Defence, Aerospace & Public Security SAP India & Subcontinent

Data Security
Data Security, Cloud and the Legal Framework
Ruchin Kumar, Principal Solution Architect, India and SAARC, Safenet India Pvt Ltd

Sophisticated Malware Poses big Risk
Manas Sarkar,  Head Pre-Sales (India & SAARC), Trend Micro

‘Know Your Government’ – a Ten Year Curriculum

Public Safety & Security
Integrating Silos for Effective Response to Disasters
Sandeep Sehgal, Vice President, Public Sector, India & South Asia, IBM

Collaboration for better ICT-readiness and Security
Hemant Sharma,  Vice- Chair, BSA India Committee