cybersecurity

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
Nov 02, 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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As cyber attacks grow exponentially, meeting hackers' demands is not a guarantee that you won't be hit again, global cybersecurity firm McAfee has stressed, adding that giving in to hackers' demands...
Oct 09, 2017
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Bill McGee, Senior Vice President of Hybrid Cloud Security, Trend Micro speaks on security in hybrid cloud adoption, the related challenges and benefits at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in...
Oct 06, 2017
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According to a Trend Micro report titled 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise, the year 2017 has been nothing less than adventurous. The report suggests that WannaCry infected 300,...
Sep 21, 2017
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SMBs in India were least prepared for cyber breaches in the region, despite high cybersecurity awareness among employees, according to the ESET 2017 SMBs survey. Indian SMBs experienced the highest...
Sep 13, 2017
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With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect May 25, 2018, businesses around the globe should be preparing accordingly. However, through a recent survey, Trend Micro...
Sep 07, 2017
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Fortinet today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that globally, as well as in Asia Pacific, poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application...
Sep 05, 2017
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As the government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an alert last weekend about the spread of a new ransomware called ‘Locky,' global cyber security firm Trend Micro on Monday said...
Sep 05, 2017
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Locky ransomware's re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, zdnet.com reported.   The ransomware, once...
Sep 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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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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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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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...
Feb 17, 2017
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As much as 90% of the respondents have a high or medium degree of vulnerability to cyber attacks, finds a new study released by Tanium and NASDAQ. The study, called The Accountability Gap:...
Apr 05, 2016
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Cyber attacks are a way of life now. Three out of four security professionals in a recent global ISACA-RSA Conference research said that they think possibility of a cyber attack is likely or very...
Mar 30, 2016
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In the Managed Security Survey 2016 released by IT Next and CIO&Leader recently, information security managers in large Indian enterprises identified “expertise in relevant security standards” as...
Mar 08, 2016
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The government cannot thwart the cybersecurity challenges alone. Businesses must come forward to collaborate with the government and spread awareness about cyberscecurity challenges, said Dr Gulshan...
Mar 02, 2016
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Here is what ISACA presents as five trends in cybersecurity that are expected to surface in 2016 1. Cyber-extortion Will Hit Wearables, Medical Devices and Gaming Systems  B2B use of the Internet of...
Dec 29, 2015
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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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Indian consumers affected by cybercrime lost on average 29.6 hours and INR 16,558, finds a new study by Norton. This is in comparison to an average of 21 hours and INR INR 23,878 (USD 358) across 17...
Nov 19, 2015
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