The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill signifies a crucial stride in fortifying India's cybersecurity landscape. This legislation not only embodies a proactive approach to cybersecurity but also empowers citizens with greater control over their data, ensuring a safer digital environment for all. Sophos is a global leader in the field of cybersecurity, protecting people from most sophisticated cyberattacks. Since its inception, the prime focus of Sophos is cybersecurity. Sophos provides advanced security solutions that prevent threats and unwanted software from infecting devices and networks even in the cloud environment.
While commenting on the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, Sunil Sharma, Vice President – Sales India and SAARC, Sophos said, “The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill is a welcome step towards strengthening India's cybersecurity posture. The bill provides a comprehensive framework for regulating the use of data by private businesses, and it will help protect Indian citizens from cyber threats and other misuse of their digital data. We are pleased that the Bill includes provisions for data localization, which will ensure that data stays within the country’s borders. This is essential for protecting Indian citizens' privacy and security, and it will also boost job creation within the security space. We look forward to working with the Government of India to implement the Bill and strengthen cybersecurity postures within the country.”