PROPOSED ADDENDUM TO THE DRAFT ENCRYPTION POLICY

PROPOSED ADDENDUM TO THE DRAFT ENCRYPTION POLICY

By way of clarification, the following categories of encryption products are being exempted from the purview of the draft national encryption policy:

1. The mass use encryption products, which are currently being used in web applications, social media sites, and social media applications such as Whatsapp,Facebook,Twitter etc.

2. SSL/TLS encryption products being used in Internet-banking and payment gateways as directed by the Reserve Bank of India

3. SSL/TLS encryption products being used for e-commerce and password based transactions.

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DRAFT NATIONAL ENCRYPTION POLICY

Source: http://deity.gov.in