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Doc held for data theft from Ex-employer

mumbai Updated: Aug 14, 2011 01:08 IST
Mohamed Thaver

Installing ‘spy software’ that monitors any data transferred from its computer network helped a company involved in providing hospital infrastructure to put an end to sensitive data being leaked by its former executive director.

The accused, identified as Dr Vikram Singh Raghuvanshi, 43, had allegedly transferred vital information from the company he was employed with to two firms that he had started.

“Raghuvanshi was employed with the complainants company for a decade. He had joined the Mumbai-based company in 2001 and was employed till July 2010 as the executive director. He had floated his own companies that dealt with providing hospital infrastructure,” said senior inspector N More from the cyber police station.

Raghuvanshi allegedly transferred data regarding several project and used it to win projects.

On checking the spy software, the company found what Raghuvanshi had done and filed a complainant.

The police arrested Raghuvanshi on Friday.

Himanshu Roy, joint commissioner of police, crime, said, “Corporates should have the relevant security software to detect unauthorised data transfer.”