Cyber Security and Data Privacy in the Era of E-Governance


  • Md. Asaad Raza Department of Public Administration, Arignar Anna Government Arts and Science College, Karaikal (UT of Puducherry), India



cyber security, data privacy, e-governance, digital personal data, cyber attack


E-Governance is known as electronic governance which is based on information and communication technologies (ICTs) at various levels of the government and the public sector using Internet and other related electronic device. It is an efforts made by the governments to improve relations with their citizens. However, there are various concerns that are related with it. A cyber security and data privacy are the major challenges in this regards. The Cyber Security is known as the security of information by communicating channels using computing devices. These devices may be computer network, smartphones and other related equipment. The Data privacy is termed as concern of the information privacy of a person shared with others with proper handling of sensitive data. These data can be personal data, confidential data of various sectors, government data, intellectual property data, etc. In order to execute good governance using E-Governance, there is a need for information security best practices. Data should be protected against cyber attracts. National and international framework should be work for concerns related to e-governance. There is a need for implement existing law and seeks to remedy that concern with cyber security. In this paper factors related to cyber security and data privacy for e-Governance have been addressed with administration and enforcement process, legal framework and national and international considerations.


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How to Cite

Md. Asaad Raza. (2024). Cyber Security and Data Privacy in the Era of E-Governance. Social Science Journal for Advanced Research, 4(1), 5–9.