The tool used to sustain and coordinate protests is a young, encrypted messaging service called Telegram. Its unique privacy and security features and resistance to the state has made Telegram more popular than its larger rivals, WhatsApp and WeChat. What is this communication phenomenon?
Researcher, Cybersecurity Studies Programme and Manager, Management Office, Gateway House
Sagnik Chakraborty is a Researcher in Cybersecurity and Manager for the Management Office at Gateway House. His work focuses on technology and national security. Sagnik is a software engineer by profession with more than 9 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to Gateway House, he worked with Tata Consultancy Services. He has held various roles in his IT career, starting from a developer to a consultant to an operations & product manager. He is interested in cyber security, fintech, business analytics and disruptive technologies.
Cyber security, fintech, business analytics and digital transformation of traditional legacy systems
Last modified: August 23, 2019
Participants in a recent discussion on digital issues, hosted by Gateway House, brought to the fore some universal concerns about trust, tech imperialism and the militarisation of cyberspace