CIO&Leader

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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*/ 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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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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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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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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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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Nilesh Jain, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Trend Micro speaks on changing security perspectives with evolving roles of CSOs and CIOs and key technology, security and collaboration trends at...
Oct 10, 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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Vishal Salvi, CISO, Infosys speaks on security trends, recent ransomware and malware attacks and his security agenda, at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in Mumbai.     We have heard that 2016...
Oct 05, 2017
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The industry’s first payment hardware security module (HSM) was recently launched and as per Gemalto, this will include partitioning as an advanced security feature. This new capability allows...
Sep 27, 2017
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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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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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Micro Focus today announced new innovations across its expanded security portfolio at Protect 2017, following the successful spin-merge with HPE Software. Micro Focus’s comprehensive security...
Sep 13, 2017
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The Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a state-wide network of fake Aadhaar card makers who used fake fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar operators to issue fake Aadhaar cards. According to the Special...
Sep 11, 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 Incorporated...
Sep 07, 2017
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Trend Micro has announced its Trend Micro Deep Security™ server security product is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class...
Aug 30, 2017
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In a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right. While another important judgment on triple talaq delivered two days back saw a...
Aug 24, 2017
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CLOUDSEC will hold its 7th annual event in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. This event leads up to a tour across APAC countries, including India, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia...
Aug 11, 2017
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Is the demand for your solutions in a country like India fairly secular or is it restricted to a few specific domains?   Lot of enterprises are changing their current providers that works...
Aug 10, 2017
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Pooja Chatrath, Assistant Vice President - IT at Cryoviva Biotech & Lineage Healthcare has been appointed to serve as the Vice President - IT at the company. Chatrath, who is a 2016 NEXT100...
Jul 19, 2017
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HCL Infosystems, announces a strategic partnership with Parablu, under which HCL Infosystems will offer Parablu's products and solutions including BluVault, a powerful data backup solution that...
Jul 05, 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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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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