Breach is a fast-paced, clever cyber thriller written by Amrita Chowdhury. It is set in Mumbai, Washington DC and Suzhou, and is essentially an online-meets-offline adventure of cyber threats and IP espionage, drug and medical research and ethics, troubled affairs and lost love, disillusionment and despair.
Summary of the Book
Weeks before Acel is ready to file the global patent application for Colare, a drug that can work miracles for pancreatic cancer patients, the research data preserved at the offshore data center in Mumbai starts becoming erratic. Dr. Udai Vir Dhingra, the charming young leader of its Indian business, has to bear the brunt of the situation. Fighting market pressure, media disclosures, harsh American bosses and troubled relationships, Dr. Vir must find out who the real culprits are, else his life is in trouble. Trapped in a dark world of fake online identities and masked digital footprints, the protagonist finds out that there is always so much more than what meets the eye in the cyber world.
About Amrita Chowdhury
Amrita Chowdhury has engineering degrees from IIT Kanpur and UC Berkeley, where she was a Jane Lewis Fellow and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon - Tepper Business School. Her work as an engineer in Silicon Valley has led to seven US patents for semiconductor fabrication. She has also worked in the rarefied bastions of Ivy League education bringing ideas and people together. She is currently working in the publishing industry. She currently lives in Mumbai and has also authored the book, Faking It.
A page turner with an interesting climax,
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A clever concoction of drugs, patents and jealousy!
A heady cocktail of cyber crime, cancer research, IP laws and medical ethics
a fast paced thriller that teaches you lot