During the pandemic, transitioning to a work-from-home model required organizations to move critical resources to the cloud, ensure employees had access to essential business applications, and secure...
Oct 26, 2021
Ranjan Revandkar has been appointed CISO at HDB Financial Services. He joins from Sun Pharma where he was Head of Information Security. Earlier, he was associated with RBL Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank...
Oct 19, 2021
The acceleration of digital transformation and increased cloud adoption has connected people, businesses, and culture like never before in recent times. In the pandemic-induced work-from-home...
Oct 12, 2021
Globally, there are 40% more attacks weekly on organizations in 2021 compared to 2020, according to Check Point Software Technologies. Globally, after a slight decrease in the weeks before March 2020...
Oct 11, 2021
An astonishing 91.5% of malware have arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections, alarming surges across fileless malware threats, dramatic growth in ransomware, a big increase in network attacks, and...
Oct 06, 2021
Despite the shift to modernize business environments and operations among the Global 2000 companies, web domains remain dangerously under protected, according to CSC’s Domain Security Report: Forbes...
Oct 05, 2021
Most organizations are more concerned about ransomware than other cyberthreats, according to Fortinet’s 2021 Global State of Ransomware Report. However, while the majority of organizations surveyed...
Oct 04, 2021
Digital ethics sits at the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2021, as people become increasingly aware of the value of their personal information and frustrated by lack of transparency and...
Oct 01, 2021
Ransomware attacks have reached ‘stratospheric’ levels, now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware, according to Positive Technologies’ Cybersecurity Threatscape: Q2, 2021. The research...
Sep 27, 2021
Sakshi Vidur has joined Philips as Director - Enterprise IT Security. She moves from Yum! Brands where she served as the Head of Information Security - Asia Pacific. She was earlier associated with...
Sep 09, 2021
With this uptick in ransomware attacks targeting supply chains, organizations must implement stronger, layered security strategies to protect against lurking vulnerabilities. The fact is,...
Aug 27, 2021
There is a magnitude of SaaS data exposure, with 40% of all SaaS assets unmanaged, providing internal, external and public data access, according to DoControl’s report, titled Quantifying the Immense...
Aug 25, 2021
Vikram GR has joined as CISO of Wipro. Previously, he was with Diageo India in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with EY, Protiviti, and Paladion. Vikram completed his BE in...
Aug 18, 2021
Despite being cleared to return to the office, businesses have begun to embrace a hybrid work culture. While there are obvious benefits to a distributed workforce, having a sizeable portion of your...
Aug 17, 2021
More than one third of organizations worldwide have experienced a ransomware attack or breach that blocked access to systems or data in the previous 12 months, according to IDC’s survey. And for...
Aug 13, 2021
In the first half of 2021, ransomware attacks skyrocketed, eclipsing the entire volume for 2020 in only six months, according to the mid-year update to the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. With...
Aug 12, 2021
73% of organizations in India report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro. The findings come from Trend Micro’s...
Aug 10, 2021
The number of ‘access-for-sale’ ads on the dark web has increased seven-fold compared with previous years, according to Positive Technologies’ study. As per the study, the cyber-criminal profile is...
Aug 09, 2021
80% of global organizations report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro’s survey. The findings come from Trend Micro'...
Aug 04, 2021
Consumers in India experienced a relatively high scam encounter rate of 69% in the last 12 months, similar to the 70% rate experienced in 2018, according to Microsoft’s 2021 Global Tech Support Scam...
Aug 03, 2021
Security incidents and data breaches can have very disruptive and devastating effects on an organization. In fact, according to the Ponemon Institute’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, the...
Aug 02, 2021
As ransomware continue to top the list of cyberattacks, affected organizations are often faced with the ultimate decision to make, to pay or not to pay the ransom? According to IDC's latest Survey...
Jul 29, 2021
Data breaches now cost surveyed companies USD 4.24 million per incident on average, according to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. This is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the...
Jul 28, 2021
As cloud adoption accelerates and the scale of cloud environments grows, engineering and security teams say that risks—and the costs of addressing them—are increasing. The findings are part of the...
Jul 27, 2021
In Q2, 2021 that saw Microsoft warn of a new Russian Nobelium phishing campaign, the technology giant was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in both Q1, 2021 and Q4...
Jul 26, 2021
The global shift to remote work has exacerbated the onslaught, sophistication, and impact of phishing attacks, according to Ivanti’s survey. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of respondents said their...
Jul 26, 2021
Building digital trust across the ecosystem has become a defining indicator of a successful digital transformation journey. Enterprises are accelerating their investments in cybersecurity solutions...
Jul 23, 2021
The latest next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) utilize deep packet inspection to scan the entire packet payload to provide advanced intrusion prevention, anti-malware, content filtering and anti-spam....
Jul 20, 2021
There is a crucial need for a unified, modern, and simplified approach to security, according to Fastly-ESG study. The study, based on insights from information security and IT professionals...
Jul 19, 2021
Four years after India’s official action began towards creating a privacy regulation in India, the nation is still waiting for this elusive piece of legislation. The latest twist in the tale is that...
Jul 19, 2021
There is a growing priority of threat modeling for applications that companies build, coinciding with a belief that the majority or all of these efforts could be automated, according to Security...
Jul 13, 2021
The biggest share of detected malicious links between December 2020 and May 2021 were sent via WhatsApp (89.6%), followed by Telegram (5.6%), according to Kaspersky research. Viber is in third place...
Jul 13, 2021
The growing number of remote workers and increased online activities have augmented cybersecurity breaches like never before. In the first quarter of 2020 alone, the country saw 37% more data...
Jul 07, 2021
The usage of digital signatures is rising as a result of the increasing need for user authentication and smooth digital transaction management, according to P&S Intelligence. Moreover, the use of...
Jul 06, 2021
Mohit Gupta is now Group CISO at Motherson Group. Prior to this new role, he was CISO of Motherson Sumi INfotech and Designs, an IT division of Motherson Group. Earlier, he was associated with Espire...
Jul 06, 2021
A new Monero crypto-miner malware, Crackonosh, has been circulating since at least June 2018 and has yielded over 2 million USD in revenue for its creators from over 222,000 infected systems...
Jul 05, 2021
A K Capital Services, one of India’s most trusted bond houses, has seamlessly integrated security across its network, branches, hybrid cloud and remote workers. The organization has done the...
Jul 05, 2021
There is a major gap in security capability among mobile operators, which in many cases is not yet being filled by industry partnerships, according to Trend Micro’s study. In the 5G era, and a...
Jul 01, 2021
Rishi Mehta has joined as CISO at Cyble. Immediately prior to this, he was Senior Director - Technology (Enterprise Engineering, Infrastructure) at Target. Previously, he held leadership &...
Jun 30, 2021
USB-based threats that can severely impact business operations increased significantly during a disruptive year when the usage of removable media and network connectivity also grew, according to...
Jun 28, 2021
Cloud-native adoptions and the use of Kubernetes are on the rise. 451 Research notes that nearly three-quarters of organizations globally are currently using or planning to adopt Kubernetes within...
Jun 28, 2021
The first quarter of 2021 saw cyber adversaries shift from low-return, mass-spread ransomware campaigns toward fewer, customized Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) campaigns targeting larger, more...
Jun 24, 2021
Half of CISOs say their organization’s desire for growth and rapid digitalization is detrimental to data security in the cloud, according to Netwrix’s 2021 Cloud Data Security survey. The top...
Jun 23, 2021
While most organizations have experienced a cyberattack in the last two years (60%) and spend approximately USD 38 million on security activities, only 7% of security leaders are reporting to the CEO...
Jun 23, 2021
Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise, according to Sophos’ survey. The vast majority of IT teams that faced a...
Jun 22, 2021
72% of enterprises struggle to realize the full value of their cloud initiatives, according to new research by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and BlueCat. Much of that can be tied to their...
Jun 21, 2021
Santhosh Kempaiah has been appointed CISO at Visteon Corporation. He joins from alfanar where he served in the same capacity. Earlier, he was associated with Philips, Volvo Group, Tesco and Thomson...
Jun 21, 2021
The widespread digitalization of economies has attracted increasing levels of cyberthreats, accompanied by breakneck legislation. Can AI help BFSIs keep pace? With the global shift to digital...
Jun 17, 2021
There has been a huge surge in attacks against VPN due to remote work, according to Nuspire’s 2021 Q1 Threat Landscape Report. Sourced from its 90 billion traffic logs, the report outlines new...
Jun 15, 2021
Almost half (45%) of business leaders claim that their company has experienced more network security incidents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Telia Carrier’s research, entitled “...
Jun 14, 2021