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Between 2015 and now, there have been an alarming 53.6% rise in the number of records stolen across the globe, according to the first State of Cybersecurity Report, 2017 by Wipro. Data breaches once...
Jun 15, 2017
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Growth in worldwide cloud-based security services will reach USD5.9 billion in 2017, up 21% from 2016, according to Gartner. Overall growth in the cloud-based security services market is above that...
Jun 15, 2017
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In the last five years since I have tracked PwC's Digital IQ Survey, the term 'digital' has gone from becoming cool to almost abominable. Almost every conversation today is around digital...
Jun 15, 2017
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Gartner highlights the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017.  The top technologies for information security are: Cloud Workload...
Jun 14, 2017
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91% of businesses in India say their organization is at risk because of the complexity of business and it operations, which is above the APJ average of 85% and the worldwide average of 83%, according...
Jun 08, 2017
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Cyber security has become one of the most talked about issues today, however, only 31% of software developers say their organization has an overall formal security policy that is uniformly adhered to...
May 31, 2017
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The security software market is currently experiencing rapid transformation mainly because of four key developments, according to Gartner. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption...
May 30, 2017
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Ransomware keeps spreading globally, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for...
May 26, 2017
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The number of denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) cyberattacks doubled from 3% to 6% in 2016, mainly because of insufficient security controls of Internet of Things (IoT)...
May 25, 2017
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Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
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The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
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Q. Can you tell us about F-Secure? JR: F-Secure is a 20-year old company that specializes in cyber security and protecting against threats on the Internet. It has grown from a small Finnish company...
May 10, 2017
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Cyberattacks on the government sector doubled in 2016, rising to 14% from 7% of all cybersecurity attacks in 2015, according to the Executive’s Guide to the NTT Security 2017 Global Threat...
May 10, 2017
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 CA Technologies has announced CA Risk Analytics Network, the payment industry’s only card-issuer network that stops card-not-present fraud instantly for network members using real-time behavior...
May 09, 2017
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Finance, healthcare and public services are the sectors that witnessed highest number of data breaches in 2016, according to the recently released 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) by...
May 05, 2017
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Ernst and Young’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services report states that a majority (about two third) of businesses were unable to detect a cyber incident in real time due to insufficient...
May 04, 2017
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A few years ago, no one would have heard of headless worms, machine-to-machine attacks, denial of service and two-faced malware. Today the threat of cybersecurity just exceeds everything else there...
Apr 28, 2017
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The spend on cyber security will significantly grow over the next five years, but will still not be able to keep pace with threats posed by data breaches, according to a new research on cyber...
Apr 28, 2017
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Hacking used to require a distinct set of skills and capabilities. These days, attack services are bought and sold via marketplaces on the Clearnet and Darknet—a phenomenon that’s closing the gap...
Apr 28, 2017
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Even insurance companies aren't insured against cyber attacks.   On 7th April 2017, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) issued a circular to CEOs and CMDs of all...
Apr 18, 2017
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In the last few years, the cyber security landscape has undergone a huge transformation. Cyber criminals and hackers spare no one, and do not discriminate between enterprises and governments....
Apr 07, 2017
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With Industry 4.0 becoming a reality, operational infrastructure, which used a lot of electronic technology but were so far isolated from the rest of organizational IT, are now getting connected to...
Apr 07, 2017
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According to a new report by Center for Cyber Safety and Education, the employment gap in cybersecurity is on the rise, with women representing only 11% of the total workforce. Even more distressing...
Apr 05, 2017
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Once upon a time, not long ago—just 10-15 years to be precise—the job of an information security professional in an enterprise was to ensure that the IT systems are protected. IT systems were a...
Apr 03, 2017
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Shubhra Rishi, Associate Editor at CSO Forum India spoke to Dave Taku, Director Product Management, Identity & Access Management at RSA Conference 2017. In one of our CSO Forum's survey, we found...
Mar 15, 2017
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Enterprise security is undergoing a dramatic change in 2017. According to research firm Gartner, organizations are moving away from prevention-only approaches to focus more on detection and response...
Mar 14, 2017
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At the RSAC2017, Stan Dolberg, Chief Research Officer, Institute for Applied Network Security and its CEO, Phil Gardner, urged the CISOs to evoke the 'Do the right thing' ethos of enterprise security...
Mar 03, 2017
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A study commissioned and released by enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, reveals that traditional enterprise storage strategies may not be keeping up with the exponential...
Mar 02, 2017
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VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 2017
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By 2021, 50% of online transactions will use biometric authentication, and by 2018, 70% of enterprise cybersecurity environments will use cognitive/AI technologies to assist humans in dealing with...
Mar 01, 2017
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With the rise of automation, we’ve reached a point where we are questioning the role people play in the workplace.   PwC’s 20th CEO Survey highlights that 52% of CEOs are exploring the benefits of...
Feb 28, 2017
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Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company reveals that by 2019, 86% of organizations in Asia Pacific will have some form of IoT in place, according to ‘The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow’....
Feb 28, 2017
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How do you see Indian enterprises gearing up for digital economy - in terms of data protection?   Post demonetization, the entire nation saw a paradigm shift in business transactions. People went...
Feb 21, 2017
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The 'Seven Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques' was one among the most popular sessions at the RSA Security Conference 2017. As expected, ransomware and IoT insecurity made it to the top of the...
Feb 18, 2017
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Banks may become the early adopters of the blockchain technology. Recently, State Bank of India (SBI) has taken the initiative to spearhead India’s first Blockchain exploration consortium for banks...
Feb 17, 2017
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Rashmi Knowles is Chief Security Architect at RSA. She works to promote the adoption of RSA's core technology with customers and drives thought leadership initiatives in EMEA. She has appeared on the...
Feb 17, 2017
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The RSA Security Conference was full of lessons for the Chief Information Security Officers. At a session on 'Briefing the Board' spearheaded by John Pescatore, Director at SANS Institute and former...
Feb 16, 2017
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The last three days of RSA Conference 2017, was sprinkled with references by various experts to the Mirai Botnet and how it exploited weak security on a range of Internet of Things (IoT) devices...
Feb 16, 2017
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At the RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco, the atmosphere may have been upbeat and celebratory, but the mood captured the state of security around the world. The conference kick-started with a...
Feb 15, 2017
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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, announced the availability of the RSA Archer Ignition Program to help customers jump start their risk management programs. The Use Cases, Quick Launch Services and...
Feb 15, 2017
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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, unveiled a centralized platform that is designed to enhance fraud detection and investigation across digital environments in the latest release in the RSA Fraud...
Feb 15, 2017
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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, announced enhancements to the RSA NetWitness Suite that are designed to provide essential visibility and actionable insight to detect today’s threats faster. The...
Feb 15, 2017
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No one forgets a breach.   In October 2016, what is being touted as the 'biggest ever breach of financial data in India', as many as 3.2 million debit cards were compromised. Of the cards breaches,...
Feb 11, 2017
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According to the 2017 SonicWall Annual Threat Report, 2016 could be considered a highly successful year from the perspective of both security professionals and cyber criminals. Unlike in past years,...
Feb 10, 2017
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According to Cisco's 2017 annual security report, in 2016, 35% of security professionals said that budget was their biggest obstacle to adopting advanced security processes and technology.   As in...
Feb 07, 2017
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With the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), the nodal technology research centre set up by RBI announcing a successful trial of blockchain technology involving a...
Jan 25, 2017
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  Considering that Indian cyberspace is vulnerable to cyber crime, the country must formulate a crisis management plan to tackle cyber attacks, cyber terrorism and cyber espionage attempts, noted a...
Jan 03, 2017
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Rapid increase in use of computers and the emergence of the Internet has led to the evolution of cyberspace, about 40-45% of financial transactions are done via mobile devices and this menace is...
Jan 02, 2017
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Firstly, they will have to come to grips with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is redefining entire industries, and creating new ones from scratch, owing to groundbreaking advances in...
Jan 02, 2017
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CIO&Leader spoke to Sachin Jain, CIO-Global IT Operations & CISO at Evalueserve, as he shares his outlook on 'the year that was' for technology and business.   Tell us about some of the  IT...
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