Sagnik Chakraborty

Sagnik Chakraborty

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 nine 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 and product manager. His areas of research interest are cyber security, digital black markets, digital payment systems, and messaging platforms, business analytics and disruptive technologies.
Expertise

Cyber security, business analytics, digital black markets, digital payment systems, messaging platforms

Last modified: November 4, 2019

Recent projects

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19 September 2019 Gateway House

Cyber agenda for India’s digital payments

India has rapidly transitioned from a cash-based economy to one reliant on digital payment systems. This has resulted in financial inclusion and greater transparency, but also expanded the system’s vulnerability to cybercrimes. This paper analyses India’s digital payments industry, maps the potential threat vectors and recommends measures to strengthen the cybersecurity of digital payment systems

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22 August 2019 Gateway House

The Telegram phenomenon

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?