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New evolving variants of malware are contributing significantly to cyberattacks globally. Attacks on critical infrastructure using evolved malware dominated the threat landscape in 2019, according to...
Feb 27, 2020
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Fortinet has unveiled an on-premise tool that uses deep neural networks to self-learn cybersecurity and threat mitigation actions. The company said its FortiAI product uses the Virtual Security...
Feb 26, 2020
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The global cybersecurity market value is projected to reach USD 281.74 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027, according to a recent survey by...
Feb 26, 2020
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Digital transformation continues to present itself as an opportunity for IT and security leaders to innovate and gain competitive advantage. But it also carries a tsunami of infrastructure change,...
Feb 26, 2020
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Over 40% of privacy compliance technology will rely on Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2023, up from 5% today, according to Gartner.   “Privacy laws, such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
Feb 25, 2020
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While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the number one roadblock, which is understandable considering the volume and variety of threats organizations face today,...
Feb 21, 2020
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From May 2019 and continuing on until the end of the year, there was a dramatic shift by criminals who started targeting APIs, in an effort to bypass security controls, according to Akamai’s 2020...
Feb 20, 2020
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Emotet was the leading malware threat for the fourth month running, and was being spread during January 2020 using a Coronavirus-themed spam campaign, according to Check Point Research’s Global...
Feb 17, 2020
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Concerns that the assumptions underpinning organizational strategy may be outdated or misaligned to current growth objectives topped business leaders’ concerns in Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks...
Feb 14, 2020
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Security professionals are overconfident in their tools with 50% of respondents reporting that they have experienced a security breach because one or more of their security products was not working...
Feb 13, 2020
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83% of security professionals feel more overworked going into 2020 than they were at the beginning of 2019 and 82% said their teams were understaffed, according to Tripwire-Dimensional Research...
Feb 11, 2020
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Vikas Arora has been appointed as the Global SVP for IT & Security at ITWP Group of Companies including Toluna, Harris Interactive and KuRunData. Prior to this, he was VP - Global IT &...
Feb 10, 2020
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Hackers are using smarter techniques, such as brand impersonation, social engineering, and phishing to steal login credentials and access an email account, according to Barracuda study. Once the...
Feb 10, 2020
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Cybercriminals are using more and more evasive tactics to target businesses and consumers, according to SonicWall’s 2020 Cyber Threat Report. “Cybercriminals are honing their ability to design,...
Feb 06, 2020
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Ashish Khanna has been appointed as the CISO of Oberoi Group. Earlier, he was Deputy Vice President - Corporate IT at the same organization. He also served as the IT Incharge at Taj Group of Hotels...
Feb 04, 2020
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On average, impacted organizations spent USD 11.45 million annually, on overall insider threat remediation and took 77 days to contain each incident, according to Proofpoint’s Cost of Insider Threats...
Feb 04, 2020
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Today, India’s data protection landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation as businesses prepare themselves to adopt the new-age technologies such as AI, ML etc. Due to this shift, large amount of...
Feb 03, 2020
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Infosys today announced that it has been awarded the accredited certification on ISO 27701, the international standard on data privacy, by Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). Infosys is one of the...
Jan 31, 2020
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In today’s regulatory environment, technological advancements are bringing in change at a rapid pace. Regulators and businesses are challenged to maintain a balance between fostering innovation,...
Jan 31, 2020
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Nearly 90% of global organizations surveyed were targeted with business email compromise (BEC) and spear phishing attacks in 2019, reflecting cybercriminals’ continued focus on compromising...
Jan 30, 2020
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Bithal Bhardwaj has joined GMR Group as Group CISO. Prior to this, he was CISO - International Regions at GE. He has also worked in companies like Genpact, Satyam Computer Services and Neptune...
Jan 28, 2020
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Data is distributed broadly across devices and the cloud, highlighting critical gaps for enterprise security, according to McAfee’s research study titled Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion...
Jan 28, 2020
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ActZero, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company, announced that it has acquired IntelliGO Networks, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response services. IntelliGO will continue...
Jan 24, 2020
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Phishing attacks have been a leading cause for breaches globally, with 83% of information security (infosec) professionals reported having experienced phishing attacks in 2018, up from 76% in 2017,...
Jan 21, 2020
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Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money...
Jan 21, 2020
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Flexibility and elasticity are top priority to corporates in the age of digital transformation with IT being no exception. From the perspective of IT, virtualization and cloud computing have become...
Jan 16, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 2020
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More than 70% of websites now use SSL encryption. The Google Transparency Report statistics below show a very rapid rise in adoptions of HTTPS for Chrome browser users worldwide. Unfortunately, the...
Jan 09, 2020
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Organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies, according to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security professionals. As per the survey, over 44% of respondents...
Jan 03, 2020
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The year 2019 witnessed key CISOs moving to different companies or taking up new positions within the same company. Presenting to you a list of 60 such CISOs... December 2019 Amit Jaokar moved to...
Dec 30, 2019
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For the first time in over three years, a mobile trojan has entered the overall top malware listing as well as being the most prevalent mobile threat over the past month, according to Check Point...
Dec 26, 2019
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Kiran Belsekar has joined Aegon Life as VP - Information Security. Earlier, he was associated with ENAM as SVP – Head Information Technology & Cyber Security. His previous companies include PNB...
Dec 20, 2019
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Sridhar Govardhan has joined Flipkart as Senior Director & Head - Information Security. Prior to this, he was CISO at Wipro. He had also worked as Analyst - IT Security at Infosys. Govardhan...
Dec 20, 2019
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Aditya Khullar has joined IndiGo as Senior Manager – Risk Management. He moved from Oyo where he worked as Head of Cyber Security. He has also worked in various security leadership positions at...
Dec 20, 2019
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People-centric threats are causing the most detrimental cybersecurity breaches, which include socially-engineered attacks and human errors, rather than failure of technology or process, according to...
Dec 20, 2019
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Vikas Yadav has joined Nykaa as CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at Max Life Insurance Co. Earlier, he was associated with the Govt. of India in the capacity of Head - IT & Cyber...
Dec 19, 2019
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The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
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Manikant R Singh has joined DMI Finance as CISO. Prior to this, he was Head - IT & CISO at Orbis Financial.
Dec 18, 2019
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After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Reliance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to combat cybersecurity threats is forecasted to increase by several orders of magnitude over the next five years. A report from P&S Market Research says...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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IBM today announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source. Available...
Nov 20, 2019
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Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten expressed concerns over future...
Nov 15, 2019
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7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively, according to...
Nov 13, 2019
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Mobile/IoT devices are increasing day-by-day and digital payment industry is also on the peak. IoT and mobile devices has a great impact on human lives, it is penetrating numerous aspects in human...
Nov 11, 2019
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