Cyber security

The government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of measures to check rise in financial cybercrimes.The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Home...
Sep 19, 2017
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Kevin Simzer, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing speaks about Trend Micro's channel strategies and plans in APAC region   Could you please share your insights around major initiatives and...
Sep 18, 2017
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Indian organisations rank quite low in cyber-security preparedness, with startups being the worst performer among them, according to a report by FireCompass. As per the report, the startups scored...
Sep 01, 2017
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hackers used common devices like webcams and digital recorders to carry a complex attack on world’s biggest websites including Titter, Paypal, Spotify, Amazon, US service provider Dyn amongst others...
Oct 25, 2016
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Only 25% of IT security professionals were confident that their organizations have the number of skilled cyber security experts needed to effectively detect and respond to a serious cyber security...
Oct 21, 2016
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Digitalization has changed the way organisations look at cyber security. More than 59% of CIOs and CSO have agreed that digitization of business ecosystem has impacted security spending, in the PwC’s...
Oct 10, 2016
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Enterprise IT decision-makers continue to have concerns with their wireless LAN security. Wireless Network was seen as the biggest vulnerability by the enterprise IT decision makes, followed by email...
Oct 04, 2016
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Indian businesses are under increasing risk from serious cyber-attacks as 8 in 10 IT and C-suit business leaders in India experiencing increased cyber attacks on their firms in 2015, according to the...
Sep 07, 2016
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Enterprise security spending in India is on pace to reach USD1.12 billion in 2016, up 10.6% from USD 1.01 billion in 2015, according to Gartner.   Security spending revenue will reach USD 1.24...
Sep 01, 2016
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Cyber security is no longer restricted to standard ICT domains and encompasses multiple areas of an organisation, including (but not limited to) human resources, supply chain management,...
Aug 30, 2016
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The year 2015 was rocked by a torrent of Ransomware attacks with CryptoWall, TorrentLocker, TeslaCrypt and Chimera making major headlines across the globe. This year too attackers continue to...
Aug 23, 2016
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Skill shortage has been marked time and again as the biggest hurdle in having a secure cyberspace. But where exactly does the talent shortfall lies? As per the ‘Hack the skill shortage’ report by...
Aug 03, 2016
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Paying for Ransomware attacks is like “buying attackers’ silence” said, Shivshankar Menon, former National Security Advisor and a renowned diplomat, at 17th Annual CIO & Leader Conference, held...
Aug 02, 2016
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IT will fight back against ‘the big hack’ in 2016, as per Spiceworks security survey. As per the survey, IT leaders believe that the responsibility for organization’s security is in their hands and...
Jul 08, 2016
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CIOs in Asia Pacific need to analyse and understand the different phases of a cyber-attack to build better cyber defences in their corporate network, according to Fortinet – a leading high-...
Jul 08, 2016
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Insider data theft and malware attacks top the list of the most significant concerns for enterprise security executives, as per the latest report by Accenture. During last year, technology...
Jul 04, 2016
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Almost one-third (28%) security professionals admitted to have compromised their ethics to pass audit, as per latest research by FireMon, a security management vendor. The number of IT security...
Jul 01, 2016
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The noise created by the fan of your PC can leak the personal data, encrypted codes and every piece of information, as per the latest research by Israel based group. Fansmitter, a new malware can...
Jun 27, 2016
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Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Lockheed Martin have collectively launched a new cyber security education program for small and mid-size businesses to help them minimize risk from online...
Jun 27, 2016
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In a letter issues to its customers, Acer Service Corporation has admitted that a massive security breach occurred in their systems. The official letter agreed that an “unauthorized access by a third...
Jun 22, 2016
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As many as 69% of IT and information security decision makers are insecure about the effectiveness of their perimeter security system to tackle attacks. Despite that, organizations continue to invest...
Jun 10, 2016
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Banks should immediately put in place a cyber-security policy approved by their respective boards, Indian banking regulator Reserve Bank of India has said in a circular sent to all CMDs/CEOs of...
Jun 07, 2016
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Cyber security was first recognized as a major global risk by World Economic Forum in its annual Global Risk Report in 2012. Since then, every year, cyber security threats—large scale cyber attacks...
May 05, 2016
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Even as cities fall over one another to go smart, here is a finding from ISACA, global association of security professionals that could serve as a warning against not taking adequate security...
Jan 14, 2016
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Smart City Mission is a Government of India initiative that aims to improve the management of a city using the digital technology and Internet for updating its information constantly and dynamically...
Dec 07, 2015
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