Security

APAC is ahead of the US and EMEA in terms of automation for processes involved in the management of firewall rules and security policy, according to the results of a global survey conducted by...
Oct 29, 2018
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Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on security related hardware, software and services will reach USD 28.76 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.7% over the...
Oct 26, 2018
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Account takeover (ATO) attacks, in which a person's credentials are stolen and used to send emails from their real account, have multiple objectives. Some attackers try to use the hacked email...
Oct 09, 2018
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After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a...
Sep 27, 2018
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Many network security threats today go uninvestigated, with IT professionals struggling to accurately prioritize alerts due to the overwhelming volume generated in an increasingly cloud-reliant work...
Sep 26, 2018
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ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, announced its launch of Browser Security Plus, a browser management solution that helps organizations secure their corporate data in the cloud and...
Sep 21, 2018
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According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. Findings from the report show that Akamai detected...
Sep 20, 2018
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Indian consumers are more likely to trade off on app security for convenience, according to a study commissioned by F5 Networks ‘The Curve of Convenience – the trade-off between security and...
Sep 19, 2018
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Rather than looking at the overwhelming and ever-increasing number of threats, your focus should be on identifying those that pose a real risk to your business and knowing the right patching and...
Sep 07, 2018
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Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, at Axis Solutions Day 2018, shared implementation details of their large-scale community CCTV Nenu Saitham project in Hyderabad City. The...
Aug 28, 2018
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To keep pace with the digital economy, as enterprises race towards transforming into cloud-first businesses, the hybrid cloud environment has become commonplace. According to the Cloud Services...
Aug 22, 2018
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Dish TV India Limited, world’s largest single country DTH Company, has achieved the ISO 27001 Certification, the international standard that sets out and describes requirements and best practices for...
Jun 20, 2018
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Fortinet recently launched the latest version of its FortiWeb Web Application Firewall (WAF) software release 6.0, making it the only major WAF security vendor to use machine learning for behavioral-...
Jun 19, 2018
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In the last 3-4 years, several surveys have concluded that skills shortage is one of the top challenges for the enterprise community. Almost all major conferences have devoted hours of planned—and...
Jun 01, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to give citizens in the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information also applies to an Indian entity if it monitors...
May 28, 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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It’s been easy for most people – even IT security teams – to avoid thinking about the security risks of cryptocurrency. Even as the price of bitcoin, ethereum and many of the “alt coins” comprising...
Mar 30, 2018
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Although enterprises in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region are more bullish on adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Cloud when compared to their global counterparts, they are behind the...
Mar 29, 2018
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A new report by Morphisec, a cybersecurity startup from Israel, has discovered that a stealth attack technique dubbed CIGslip that could be exploited by attackers to bypass MS Code Integrity Guard...
Mar 20, 2018
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Ensuring a secure supply chain is a necessary precondition in today’s world of commerce. The digital supply chain has emerged as the weakest link for the potential insertion of malware backdoors....
Mar 20, 2018
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The mainstreaming of cloud and the use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds of IT decision makers admitting that their security teams are considering...
Mar 15, 2018
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I do not agree with this view. Information Security function has been ever evolving since its conception. However, depending on the size of the organization and the way the security function or the...
Mar 13, 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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Google has made public the details of a medium-level security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser whose patch is still not produced.The vulnerability was first discovered in November 2017, by the search...
Feb 20, 2018
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At Muthoot Fincorp Limited, a RBI regulated NBFC with more than 3500 branches pan India, we look into security aspects with utmost importance. With increasing incidents of data breaches around the...
Feb 12, 2018
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To create awareness around Internet safety, Google India launched a public initiative "#SecurityCheckKiya" to protect young and first-time web users from account hijacking, safeguard Android devices...
Feb 05, 2018
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The latest findings from the EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey indicates that regulatory compliance along with data protection and data privacy are two risks in sharp focus this year....
Jan 31, 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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Despite the growth of sophisticated cyber threats globally, Google has said that less than 10% of active Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication making the remaining 90% more vulnerable to...
Jan 22, 2018
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Two of the top five most likely global risks are cyber risks, according to the Global Risk Report 2018, released yesterday by World Economic Forum. Risks of cyberattacks and data fraud or theft are...
Jan 18, 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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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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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification.The new feature,...
Jan 15, 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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To safeguard its customers from potential security bugs in chips, Google has deployed a novel chip-level patch across its entire infrastructure, resulting in only minor declines in performance in...
Jan 05, 2018
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The world's top chip maker Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report about a potential security flaw in its Chips that is vulnerable to hacking and promised to fix the bug as soon as possible.Intel...
Jan 04, 2018
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Global organizations stand on a cyber-security precipice. Emerging technologies, such as blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), along with the explosive volume of...
Jan 02, 2018
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With less than six months to go before the most comprehensive personal data protection regime kicks in, Indian companies rush to comply with the new provisions. Looks like the IT/ITES and BFSI...
Jan 02, 2018
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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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2017 has seen a lot of cyber-attacks globally and in India. Attackers are continually evolving their tactics to evade defences, and are more regularly targeting lower-level employees who might have...
Dec 12, 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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In a startling revelation, ride-hailing platform Uber has disclosed that two hackers "inappropriately accessed" in 2016 names, email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million customers and drivers,...
Nov 22, 2017
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Seqrite, the enterprise security solutions brand of Quick Heal Technologies, on Monday entered into a technology collaboration with Finnish company Jetico to develop advanced encryption solutions and...
Nov 20, 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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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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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday denied there has been a security breach of its database, following reports that data of some 6,000 Indian businesses and government...
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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