Cyber security

The increasing importance of emotional intelligence and other skills required to work with different stakeholders are placing new demands on Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). However, it’s...
Feb 18, 2021
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The global artificial intelligence (AI) in cyber security market was USD 7.1 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach approximately USD 30.9 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of slightly above 23.4% between...
Aug 28, 2019
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CIOs and security teams spend a good number of their work hours managing security. Yet they are challenged with issues, such as a lack of expertise, budget and up-to-date technology. And as a result...
Jul 16, 2019
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Recently three local private banks suffered major cyberattacks last month in Bangladesh. Of the three, Dutch Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) is the biggest victim, losing approx. USD 3 million (around Tk...
Jul 02, 2019
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Threat Intelligence - It is the one word we all have heard various times recently. The subject has been under constant scrutiny for a while now, but do we understand it? Moreover, since it has been...
Feb 28, 2019
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Two cyber security risks—data fraud/theft and cyberattacks—have been identified as the most likely risks for 2019 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), in its recently released annual Global Risk Report...
Jan 21, 2019
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The threat of cyber-attacks has more than made their presence felt across different domains throughout the world. Right from virtual bank thefts to partly candid onslaughts from nation-states, the...
Dec 26, 2018
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Threat Intelligence (TI) is no more a costly subscription to be purchased. Thanks to the open culture drive, multiple big security vendors have made their threat intelligence platform available to...
Dec 24, 2018
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of INR 10 million on Indian Bank  for contravention of RBI circular on Cyber Security Framework in banks issued by the regulator in...
Dec 11, 2018
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Latest security breach where hackers were able to overcome, Singapore’s much vaunted cybersecurity defenses and compromise the personal data of over a quarter of the Southeast Asian nation’s...
Nov 30, 2018
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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 2016...
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 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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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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