Nitish Chandan

Data Privacy, Investigations and Technology Law Specialist
ISO 27001 LA, DSCI Certified Privacy Professional
B.Tech Computer Science, LLB Hons. Cyber Law
Masters in Public Policy Candidate, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy


Nitish Chandan is a qualified Computer Science Engineer and Cyber Lawyer. He specialises in technology law, investigations, research and writing. He has led and assisted technology facilitated investigations into crimes with law enforcement in India. He has also designed and led capacity building programs for the law enforcement in specific areas like cyber crimes against women and children, open source intelligence gathering, analytics for investigation etc.

Nitish is also a certified Information Security Management Systems ISO 27001 Lead Auditor. With special interest in data privacy and protection, he is a also a Data Security Council of India Certified Privacy Professional. Recipient of the Cyber Blogger of the Year, 2015 award by the Home Department, Government of Maharashtra, IIT Bombay, Mumbai Police and Asian School of Cyber Laws, he is also an honorary resource person with the National Cyber Defence Research Centre. He is a certified trainer in Digital Citizenship and Internet Maturity. He has co-founded The Cyber Blog India, which is one of the premier blogs on cyber security and cyber law in the country. The blog instituted in 2014 has received several national and international accolades. He also holds a diploma in Indian Cyber Law from ILI, New Delhi and has completed a certificate course on International Cyber Conflicts from the State University Of New York.

He has delivered several keynote addresses at academic, industry and other events. He has trained law enforcement officers across 15 different states in India on specific areas related to cyber crime investigations and law. As a researcher, he primarily works in the area of cyber law and policy.

Workshops and events

Talks and Keynotes

Law Enforcement Workshops

Community Training Workshops

In the News


Key Competencies

Project Management, Training and Capacity Building

Data Protection and Privacy Compliance

Techno-Legal Research and Writing

Information Security Management and Compliance Programs

Public Speaking

Public Interest Technology Policy

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