CSO Forum

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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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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There have been 18 data breaches leading to 203.7 million data records being compromised in India in the first half of 2017, as per Gemalto's Breach Level Index. Compared to the last six months of...
Sep 21, 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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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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What are winners made of? Comparing the profiles of winners and non-winners can give you an idea. The problem is: if you look at much of data, the profiles seem very similar. Whether it is...
Sep 08, 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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With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help...
Aug 31, 2017
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In 2015, C level American executives saw CISOs primarily as scapegoats who should be accountable in case of a major compromise. In a survey conducted in June that year, 47% such respondents described...
Aug 25, 2017
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Murli Menon, Director & CSO, CSR (India, Poland & Romania) and CISO, APAC, Atos talks to CSO Forum on Next Gen CSOs. Excerpts from the interview: How has the threat spectrum evolved in India...
Jul 25, 2017
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Trend Micro recently offered a comprehensive suite of solutions securing endpoints, network and datacenters for LIC Mutual Fund. This comes at the back of the recent announcement of Trend Micro...
Jul 25, 2017
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Despite the increasing number of data breaches and nearly 36.6 million data records being lost or stolen in India in 2016, the vast majority of IT professionals still believe perimeter security is...
Jul 11, 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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Gartner highlights the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017.  The top technologies for information security are: Cloud Workload...
Jun 14, 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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The number of denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) cyberattacks doubled from 3% to 6% in 2016, mainly because of insufficient security controls of Internet of Things (IoT)...
May 25, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Having the expertise to implement relevant security standards and delivering effective and rapid response to security incidents are top two expectations from managed security service providers (MSSPs...
Feb 01, 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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Less number of software security vulnerabilities were reported worldwide in 2015, as compared to 2014. However, vulnerabilities with a high level of severity increased by almost 16%, according to an...
Dec 29, 2015
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Where do Indian chief information security officers (CISOs) stand in the organizational structure? Who do they report to? What is their relationship with other functional departments, especially IT...
Nov 23, 2015
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Interpol's Dr Madan Mohan Oberoi highlighted various aspects of global cybersecurity scenario   The 8th CSO Summit of CSO Forum started in Chandigarh today. Among the speakers were chief information...
Nov 20, 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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Even as businesses are warming up to the idea of enterprise app stores and Apple iOS is considered to be one of the safest systems from security standpoint, an attack on Apple’s AppStore now raises...
Sep 22, 2015
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As many as 888 data breach incidents occurred globally in the first six months of 2015, compromising 246 million records, according to the latest Breach Level Index published by digital security...
Sep 11, 2015
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