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Despite 95% of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey...
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In what could be seen as yet another manifestation of the shift to a strong data protection regime, India’s telecom sector regulator, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released a set of...
Jul 17, 2018
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Even as we completed 10 years of the CSOForum Summit and completed the third set of NextCSO awards, instead of the usual looking back, we decided to look to the future. That explains the theme of...
Jul 17, 2018
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According to a recent release from Symantec, its artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology has helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip...
Jul 16, 2018
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There has been a significant increase in malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks, according to the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “The...
Jul 13, 2018
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Many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018, according to Gartner. This is because they have not properly audited data handling...
Jul 13, 2018
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May 25, 2018. It was like any other summer day. Except that for thousands of senior IT and security leaders globally—whose organizations do business in Europe or have anything to do with any personal...
Jul 12, 2018
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How are Indian companies preparing for GDPR?  That is too hopeful a headline on the cover.  Never mind that less than 20% Indian companies have to do anything about GDPR. The 15 odd security lead­ers...
Jul 12, 2018
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The current privacy policies of online platforms and services still have a significant margin for improvement when it comes to meeting the standards put forward by the European General Data...
Jul 09, 2018
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According to a threat report revealed by eScan, the state of Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of Ransomware attacks in the month of June, 2018. Top 5 states in the list were:...
Jul 05, 2018
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Adidas is in headlines for wrong reasons. No, not because two of the serious contenders decorated by it—Germany and Spain—failed to make it to the round of 16 in the ongoing world cup, while all the...
Jul 05, 2018
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71% Indian enterprises say Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will help bring a sense of privacy in business and innovation in ideas, according to a recent survey conducted by Deloitte Touche...
Jul 03, 2018
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Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organizations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service (DDoS)...
Jun 28, 2018
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A UK based political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica allegedly sourced the data of around 80-90 million Facebook users illegally without their knowledge and consent and used it during Donald...
Jun 27, 2018
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According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal...
Jun 25, 2018
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Keith Martin, F-Secure Head Asia Pacific and Japan for Corporate Business shares his perspectives on cybersecurity… Cybersecurity spending is higher than it’s ever been – an estimated USD 96 billion...
Jun 25, 2018
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Dish TV India Limited, world’s largest single country DTH Company, has achieved the ISO 27001 Certification, the international standard that sets out and describes requirements and best practices for...
Jun 20, 2018
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Fortinet recently launched the latest version of its FortiWeb Web Application Firewall (WAF) software release 6.0, making it the only major WAF security vendor to use machine learning for behavioral-...
Jun 19, 2018
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87% ITDMs limit their use of the cloud because of the complexity of managing regulatory compliance, according to a study by WinMagic. A quarter (24%) said, it meant as a result, they only work with a...
Jun 14, 2018
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No company can function as an island and as our eco system broadens it typically deals with many entities like customers, partners, affiliates and others.  When organized together these entities form...
Jun 12, 2018
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Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 2018
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While IT, and most businesses, have been focused on operational excellence for the past 20-30 years, Gartner analysts said it’s time security leaders put the focus on customer experience. “Today, the...
Jun 08, 2018
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Facebook has admitted sharing users' data with Chinese company Huawei -- facing the heat in the US over data privacy concerns -- along with three other China-based smartphone makers Lenovo, OPPO and...
Jun 07, 2018
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In the last 3-4 years, several surveys have concluded that skills shortage is one of the top challenges for the enterprise community. Almost all major conferences have devoted hours of planned—and...
Jun 01, 2018
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With data breaches becoming more common than ever, Indian companies are gearing up to strengthen their cybersecurity infrastructure in 2018 in order to protect data of consumers, suppliers and...
May 31, 2018
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ESDS Software Solutions, a managed hybrid cloud service provider has announced the launch of MTvScan 2.0, the latest version of its popular ‘Malware Threats & Vulnerability Scanner’ already in...
May 30, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adopted in April 2016 after four years of deliberations, is now in force. The regulation made headlines around the globe with its stricter data...
May 28, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to give citizens in the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information also applies to an Indian entity if it monitors...
May 28, 2018
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Cybercriminals are evolving their attack methods to increase their success rates and to accelerate infections, according to Fortinet’s Global Threat Landscape Report. While ransomware continues to...
May 23, 2018
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Sharing information is an important factor in helping to defend against cyber threats, according to Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet/Security: Carrier Insights Report for Spring 2018. The...
Apr 27, 2018
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With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company, WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many...
Apr 26, 2018
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Majority of Indian IT managers have legal liabilities when it comes to unidentified traffic in their organizations, according to India findings of Sophos survey, The Dirty Secrets of Network...
Apr 25, 2018
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With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
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Global chip-maker Intel launched silicon-level cyber threat detection technology to protect customers' data without compromising the performance and minimizing the power consumption.The company...
Apr 17, 2018
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MediaTek announced its collaboration with Microsoft to deliver the first ever Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620 that will drive IoT innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Azure Sphere is a...
Apr 17, 2018
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Poor visibility is one of the greatest challenges to cloud adoption in an organization, according to McAfee’s Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security report....
Apr 16, 2018
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Fortinet has said that the general lack of cybersecurity safeguards in fintech companies has raised serious concerns around data protection and compliance, especially with the implementation of...
Apr 11, 2018
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The conversation around enterprise security and threat management has always been horizontal. While there is a broader recognition today that the business impact of an incident could vary...
Apr 10, 2018
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According to new information updated by Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer on its official blog, the company has revealed that more data (37 million more than previous estimates) may have been shared...
Apr 05, 2018
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When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with...
Apr 04, 2018
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After years of announcements regarding blockchain Proofs of Concept and Pilots, a first successful enterprise grade deployment that includes multiple financial services organizations has taken place...
Apr 04, 2018
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Dr. Rudra Murthy, former CISO at Ministry of Home Affairs, has taken up a new CISO role at Amazon Pay India. Dr. Murthy, also led the security role at Unique Identification Authority of India (...
Apr 03, 2018
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It’s been easy for most people – even IT security teams – to avoid thinking about the security risks of cryptocurrency. Even as the price of bitcoin, ethereum and many of the “alt coins” comprising...
Mar 30, 2018
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Although enterprises in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region are more bullish on adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Cloud when compared to their global counterparts, they are behind the...
Mar 29, 2018
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There was a 25% decrease in the Distribution Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the fourth quarter of 2017 as compared to the third quarter, a new Verisign report revealed.Verisign found that the...
Mar 28, 2018
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India's leading job portal, Naukri.com, has become the latest casualty to hacking. The news broke out when IT firm, Klaus, which manages the job portal's server logged a complaint with the CID Cyber...
Mar 27, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
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