Cyber security

Continuing regulatory change and data privacy & GDPR are seen as the top two challenges in the year ahead by compliance practitioners globally, according to the annual Cost of Compliance report...
Aug 24, 2018
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Just when the global cyber community was slowly recovering from the infamous WannaCry Ransomware attacks that caused havoc across the globe last year, two recent cyberattacks of an almost identical...
Aug 02, 2018
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Data breaches continue to be a threat to enterprises and consumers. In 2016, 3.2 million credit card and debit card details were stolen by Chinese hackers. The Food and Civil Supplies Department of...
Jul 31, 2018
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Sir Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to the Republic of India, has inaugurated BT’s new Cyber Security Operations Center (CyberSOC) in Gurugram India. Using a range of advanced cyber...
Jul 30, 2018
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Despite 95% of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey...
Jul 17, 2018
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Even as we completed 10 years of the CSOForum Summit and completed the third set of NextCSO awards, instead of the usual looking back, we decided to look to the future. That explains the theme of...
Jul 17, 2018
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According to a recent release from Symantec, its artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology has helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip...
Jul 16, 2018
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There has been a significant increase in malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks, according to the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “The...
Jul 13, 2018
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According to a threat report revealed by eScan, the state of Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of Ransomware attacks in the month of June, 2018. Top 5 states in the list were:...
Jul 05, 2018
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Adidas is in headlines for wrong reasons. No, not because two of the serious contenders decorated by it—Germany and Spain—failed to make it to the round of 16 in the ongoing world cup, while all the...
Jul 05, 2018
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With data breaches becoming more common than ever, Indian companies are gearing up to strengthen their cybersecurity infrastructure in 2018 in order to protect data of consumers, suppliers and...
May 31, 2018
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ESDS Software Solutions, a managed hybrid cloud service provider has announced the launch of MTvScan 2.0, the latest version of its popular ‘Malware Threats & Vulnerability Scanner’ already in...
May 30, 2018
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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 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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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is in the process of working with the Data Security Council of India to offer Challenge Grants for cybersecurity to encourage start-ups to...
Nov 16, 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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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...
Oct 05, 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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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...
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...
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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