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As the scope for cyber breaches continues to expand with the increase in encrypted web traffic volume and supply chain attacks, security professionals in India will spend more on tools that use...
Feb 22, 2018
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There has been an increase in ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and BEC attempts over the past 12 months as cybercriminals refined and targeted their attacks for greater financial return, as per...
Feb 21, 2018
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Google has made public the details of a medium-level security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser whose patch is still not produced.The vulnerability was first discovered in November 2017, by the search...
Feb 20, 2018
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At Muthoot Fincorp Limited, a RBI regulated NBFC with more than 3500 branches pan India, we look into security aspects with utmost importance. With increasing incidents of data breaches around the...
Feb 12, 2018
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is used to describe a network of objects (or “things”) that have sensors or hardware, and software to enable objects to connect to the Internet through wired and wireless...
Feb 09, 2018
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During 2017, 76% of the total exploits affected server-side applications, which is up 17 points when compared to 2016, as per Skybox Security.The Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report said that...
Feb 08, 2018
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To create awareness around Internet safety, Google India launched a public initiative "#SecurityCheckKiya" to protect young and first-time web users from account hijacking, safeguard Android devices...
Feb 05, 2018
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Prakash Mallya, Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Group, Intel India “Today’s Budget clearly pivots on a digital-first India, and three recommendations made by the FM relate directly to the...
Feb 01, 2018
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2017 was a year of breach. It highlighted the need and urgency to strengthen India's cyber security defense. A frequently quoted figure provided by the Reserve Bank of India, a total of 8,689 cases...
Feb 01, 2018
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The latest findings from the EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey indicates that regulatory compliance along with data protection and data privacy are two risks in sharp focus this year. Through...
Jan 31, 2018
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Fighting today’s new generation cyber attackers requires not just foolproof systems (there is none) but smart combat techniques. Probably that explains why Indian enterprises have turned to tried-and...
Jan 25, 2018
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On 24 August 2017, in a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right, while hearing a case on the legality of Aadhar.    “We are...
Jan 25, 2018
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In a bid to safeguard the world from hackers and growing data breaches -- especially from nation-states -- the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced a new Global Center for Cybersecurity.Headquartered...
Jan 24, 2018
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Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while datacenter infrastructure is the most commonly...
Jan 23, 2018
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Despite the growth of sophisticated cyber threats globally, Google has said that less than 10% of active Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication making the remaining 90% more vulnerable to...
Jan 22, 2018
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Two of the top five most likely global risks are cyber risks, according to the Global Risk Report 2018, released yesterday by World Economic Forum. Risks of cyberattacks and data fraud or theft are...
Jan 18, 2018
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Since UIDAI's Aaadhar was made mandatory to be linked with bank accounts, the governing body had announced an online service where users could enter their Aadhaar ID and check if any bank accounts...
Jan 18, 2018
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Fortinet has announced the availability of its Operational Technology (OT) Security solution for critical infrastructure and industrial organizations.The new solution integrates ruggedized firewall,...
Jan 16, 2018
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Cybersecurity threats are fast outpacing the ability to overcome them and the only way to tackle them is through more effective collaboration between the private and public sectors, says the World...
Jan 15, 2018
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification.The new feature,...
Jan 15, 2018
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Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world's first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using...
Jan 05, 2018
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To safeguard its customers from potential security bugs in chips, Google has deployed a novel chip-level patch across its entire infrastructure, resulting in only minor declines in performance in...
Jan 05, 2018
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*/ Today, Tribune carried a story showing how easy it was to get someone to hack into the Aadhaar database by paying only INR500 to instantly get personal details of any individual, submitted to the...
Jan 04, 2018
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The world's top chip maker Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report about a potential security flaw in its Chips that is vulnerable to hacking and promised to fix the bug as soon as possible.Intel...
Jan 04, 2018
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Global organizations stand on a cyber-security precipice. Emerging technologies, such as blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), along with the explosive volume of...
Jan 02, 2018
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With less than six months to go before the most comprehensive personal data protection regime kicks in, Indian companies rush to comply with the new provisions. Looks like the IT/ITES and BFSI...
Jan 02, 2018
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Major Vikas Singh Yadav, an experienced information security professional, who was with the Indian Army and was working most recently in a government assignment, has joined as the Chief Information...
Dec 26, 2017
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It has not yet reached epic proportions, but the number of organizations adopting cloud-based technologies is growing dramatically. Organizations of all sizes across industries are turning towards...
Dec 26, 2017
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The security threats and breaches of 2017 have set astounding new records for personal data invasion. From WannaCry to Petya, the list of sophisticated and far-reaching breaches grows almost daily....
Dec 20, 2017
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73% of Indian IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations are confident in their cybersecurity posture, despite 84% of organizations being breached in the past two years, according to...
Dec 19, 2017
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Unravelling just how vulnerable your details on your favorite websites are, a new study says that out of the top 1000 most visited sites on the Internet, ten are likely to be hacked every year."No...
Dec 13, 2017
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2017 has seen a lot of cyber-attacks globally and in India. Attackers are continually evolving their tactics to evade defences, and are more regularly targeting lower-level employees who might have...
Dec 12, 2017
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Throughout the year in 2017, security has remained a priority for enterprises from all over the world. It will continue to remain so in the next year. According to Trend Micro's Security...
Dec 08, 2017
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Despite massive corporate investments in artificial intelligence (AI), nearly three-quarters of consumers are concerned about AI infringing on their privacy, according to a new study from Genpact, a...
Dec 08, 2017
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Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, Deputy Managing Director and CIO of SBI, talks about how enterprises and CIOs need to focus on security. He prescribes a framework called Step that includes security first,...
Dec 06, 2017
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The Los Angeles City Attorney has sued global ride-hailing app Uber, saying that the company broke California law when it failed to disclose a data breach that exposed the license numbers of 600,000...
Dec 05, 2017
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Global cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Cloud data security company Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed sum.As part of the deal, Skyhigh CEO Rajiv Gupta will join...
Nov 28, 2017
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In a startling revelation, ride-hailing platform Uber has disclosed that two hackers "inappropriately accessed" in 2016 names, email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million customers and drivers,...
Nov 22, 2017
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Microsoft India on Tuesday said its "Cybersecurity Engagement Center" in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organizations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical...
Nov 21, 2017
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Intensifying the fight against cyber crime, networking giant Cisco and international police organisation Interpol on Tuesday announced an agreement to share threat intelligence.The alliance will see...
Nov 21, 2017
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Seqrite, the enterprise security solutions brand of Quick Heal Technologies, on Monday entered into a technology collaboration with Finnish company Jetico to develop advanced encryption solutions and...
Nov 20, 2017
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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is in the process of working with the Data Security Council of India to offer Challenge Grants for cybersecurity to encourage start-ups to...
Nov 16, 2017
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India needs a new set of cyberlaws that will comprehensively address various issues of security, privacy and freedom arising out of increasing digitalization of our lives, said Pavan Duggal, noted...
Nov 16, 2017
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The CIO of Essar Steel says that they are prepared to tackle the latest cybersecurity threats such as WannaCry, Petya, among others.
Nov 14, 2017
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The onslaught of cyberattacks has taught Indian organizations one important thing: The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is indispensable to a business’s survival. Cybersecurity exploits and...
Nov 02, 2017
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‎Rajendra Bhalerao, Head - Information Security at National Payments Corporation Of India & Vice President at ISACA Mumbai Chapter, talks about the role of the CISO in the future as well as...
Oct 25, 2017
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so you have heard! A new kind of malware is spreading around Europe. Dubbed Bad Rabbit, the malware is said to have originated from Russia and Ukraine is now affecting countries such as Turkey and...
Oct 25, 2017
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As online users woke up to fears of losing their personal data owing to a serious flaw in the Wi-Fi protocol, Microsoft said it has already fixed the vulnerability while Google promised to roll out a...
Oct 18, 2017
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Cyber espionage groups that were into data hacking are now attacking financial institutions in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, as per Kaspersky.The Kaspersky researchers discovered that...
Oct 16, 2017
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A Fortinet Global Enterprise Security Survey reveals that despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur, almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the...
Oct 12, 2017
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