National Conference on Data Privacy & Cyber Security Laws in India @ Faculty of Law, The ICFAI University, Ranchi, Jharkhand [February 15 ]: Submit by February 10

About the University:

The ICFAI University, Jharkhand is a part of ICFAI Group, well known for its quality of education and ethics. It is the first Private University that was set up in Jharkhand, as per the State Legislative Act and is recognized by UGC, as per Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. The University offers a range of Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Doctoral Programs in Engineering, IT, Law and Management disciplines.

About the Conference: Cyber Security and Data Privacy are interrelated and interdependent aspects of today’s Digital World. While every citizen is entitled to the privacy of his particulars, Cyber Security is concerned with the security of the data on the Internet. The way the security threats and security breaches are rampant in the Cyberspace today, there is a need to have robust and resilient legal protection for Data Privacy and Cyber Security in the country. Indian Government is making a beginning in this direction, by way of the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill 2019. New emerging trends of cyberspace such as Artificial intelligence, Internet of things, BlockChain, Darknet & Cloud Computing posed new challenges to data security and privacy concerns in Cyberspace. Growing challenges of managing the security of the data in organizations, corporate And government, that are increasingly connected with their global suppliers, partners, and contractors, and the increasing exposure to threats and attacks demand a comprehensive approach to information security. The world has witnessed some alarming security breaches which also threaten national security. In the current times of increased global data flows, understanding Cyber Security and data protection become critical to harmonize the operations and build trust for Indian industries and government entities.

Broad Themes of the Conference:

Cyber Security
 Emerging Threats, Security Breaches & Future Concerns
 Emerging Trends of Cyberspace (Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, BlockChain, Dark Net & Cloud Computing) and Cyber Security
 Social Networking and Concerns of Cyber Security
 Legal Framework for Cyber Security
 International Cyber Security Standards and Cyber Security Compliances

Data Protection & Privacy
 A Comparative Analysis of International Data Protection Rules/Regulations
 Emerging concerns of data security and privacy (Big data, Crypto Currency, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing etc.)
 Surveillance State and Right to Privacy
 Right to be forgotten.
 Data Localization and Cross-Border Data Transfers
 Judicial Interpretation of Data Protection and Privacy in India
 Intermediaries & Data Repositories and their Liability in the Case Data Breaches.

Call for Papers:

Research Papers/Articles and Case Studies from the l fraternity are invited for presentation at the National Conference. Communication of acceptance will be sent to authors for presentation. Co-authorship is allowed, but each author is required to register and pay the registration fee individually.
The theme is broad in nature; hence, the participants may take up any topic/Trend/Issue/Development covered under the purview of the theme.


The paper completed and duly presented will be published in the conference proceeding book bearing ISBN No. / e-journal. The abstract and full-length paper must include Title, Author(s) Name & the designation, Name of the Institution of the Researcher, Mobile No., and E-mail address.

Important Dates:
 Last Date for Submission of Abstracts: 10th February 2020.

 Last Date for Communication of Acceptance of Abstract: 11th February 2020.

 Last Date for Full Paper Submission: 12th February 2020.

 Deadline for Registration: 12th February 2020.

 On Spot Registration: 15th February 2020.

Registration details

Before 12th February 2020:
 Students: INR 500
 Research Scholars/Academicians/Industry/ Business/Government: INR 1000

On Spot Registration (15th February 2020):
 Students: INR 700
 Research Scholars/Academicians/Industry/ Business/Government: INR 1200
NOTE: Co-authorship is allowed and also each author is required to register and pay the registration fee individually.

Payment Details:

For Demand Draft:
The Demand Draft should be drawn in the favor of “ICFAI University, Jharkhand” payable at Ranchi and must be sent to Registrar, The ICFAI University, Jharkhand, Plot # 2065, Simalia, Near Daladali Chowk, Ranchi-835222, Jharkhand. Registration fee by demand draft must reach on or before 12th February, 2020. The Copy of same is to be sent via mail-
[email protected]

For Online Payment:

Bank: ICICI Bank
Current A/c No.: 115201000766
IFSC Code: ICIC0001152
Note: The registration fee includes Kit, Conference Proceedings, Tea and Lunch on the day of the conference.
To confirm the registration, the scanned copy of the demand draft/acknowledgment copy of online transfer and transaction no. must be emailed to [email protected]


The ICFAI University, Jharkhand can help in arranging for accommodation for out-station delegates on chargeable basis, on prior intimation. The weather is expected to be pleasant at that time.
NOTE: No T.A. & D.A. shall be provided to delegates by the organizers. the details regarding Conference can be obtained from the Organizing secretary /Coordinators and viewed at the University website

The venue for the Conference
The ICFAI University, Jharkhand, Plot # 2065, Simalia, Near Daladali Chowk, Ranchi-835222 Jharkhand.

Contact info:
Prof. Alok Kumar: +91 7465087164
Prof. Sumit Sinha: +91 7004591575
Prof. Divya Utkarsh: +91 9110056977