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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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Most of you may not have heard of the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. It is a phenomenon where you may come across an obscure piece of information - and soon afterwards encounter the same subject over...
Mar 22, 2018
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Alex Stamos, the current CSO of Facebook, is reportedly on his way out of the company by August this year. This is a result of the on-going disagrrements between him and the company over information...
Mar 22, 2018
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Michael Coates, the former CISO at Twitter has announced his departure from the company. He had joined Twitter in 2015 and since had been in-charge of data protection on the platform. Prior to...
Mar 22, 2018
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Fortinet recently announced the addition of 11 industry-leading information technology providers to its Fabric-Ready Partner Program. These new partners further extend the Fortinet Security Fabric...
Mar 21, 2018
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A new report by Morphisec, a cybersecurity startup from Israel, has discovered that a stealth attack technique dubbed CIGslip that could be exploited by attackers to bypass MS Code Integrity Guard...
Mar 20, 2018
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Ensuring a secure supply chain is a necessary precondition in today’s world of commerce. The digital supply chain has emerged as the weakest link for the potential insertion of malware backdoors....
Mar 20, 2018
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Experts predict that most enterprises will experience a 50x data growth by 2020. Yet many companies are still taking a traditional and generic approach when it comes to backup, recovering and...
Mar 19, 2018
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Digitally connected health devices such as pacemakers and MRI scanners in an Internet of Things (IoT) era can be fatal as hackers can exploit such devices and harm patients, the Royal Academy of...
Mar 16, 2018
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Indian businesses are at a risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits, according to Sophos’ India findings of its survey, The State of End-point Security Today. The survey...
Mar 15, 2018
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The mainstreaming of cloud and the use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds of IT decision makers admitting that their security teams are considering...
Mar 15, 2018
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I do not agree with this view. Information Security function has been ever evolving since its conception. However, depending on the size of the organization and the way the security function or the...
Mar 13, 2018
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According to the 2018 Grant Thornton report on gender diversity titled 'Women in business: beyond policy to progress", those countries in which businesses have the most policies around equal pay,...
Mar 12, 2018
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I choose to agree that the Information Security (InfoSec) function should be independent of enterprise IT.   It is a myth that InfoSec is limited to IT and information stored in IT infrastructure...
Mar 12, 2018
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According to a report by Ethispere Institute, 135 companies across 23 countries and 57 industries feature in the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. The US has the maximum number of ethical...
Feb 28, 2018
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The first step in improving the security of IT system is to answer these basic questions:  What am I trying to protect and how much is it worth to me? What do I need to protect against? How...
Feb 27, 2018
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A latest Fortinet Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that attacks per firm increased over the previous quarter. In addition, automated and sophisticated swarm attacks are accelerating making it...
Feb 26, 2018
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Developing digital skills is probably the biggest impediment to the adoption of new technologies in enterprises. The same holds true for finding and retaining cybersecurity talent. According to a...
Feb 26, 2018
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'IT Security’ and Internet of Things (IoT) are of great significance in today’s digitally connected world. The rapid pace of getting everything connected and online in a “smart” world is creating new...
Feb 26, 2018
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Some 10,000 credit or debit card holders have been affected by a data breach reported by Punjab National Bank (PNB), which is already reeling under a multi-crore rupee financial fraud by two fugitive...
Feb 23, 2018
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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....
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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