Some of the employee accounts of Wipro—one of India’s top IT services firms—may have been hacked due to an advanced phishing campaign, reported Reuters, quoting the company. The company had launched...
Apr 16, 2019
Cryptominers are still the most prevalent malware aimed at organizations globally although crytomining services, such as Coinhive have closed down, according to Check Point Research’s Global Threat...
Apr 12, 2019
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
Cybercriminals are evolving their attack methods to increase their success rates and to accelerate infections, according to Fortinet’s Global Threat Landscape Report. While ransomware continues to...
May 23, 2018
Dr. Rudra Murthy, former CISO at Ministry of Home Affairs, has taken up a new CISO role at Amazon Pay India. Dr. Murthy, also led the security role at Unique Identification Authority of India (...
Apr 03, 2018
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect May 25, 2018, businesses around the globe should be preparing accordingly. However, through a recent survey, Trend Micro...
Sep 07, 2017
With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help...
Aug 31, 2017
Despite the increasing number of data breaches and nearly 36.6 million data records being lost or stolen in India in 2016, the vast majority of IT professionals still believe perimeter security is...
Jul 11, 2017
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
Gartner highlights the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017. The top technologies for information security are: Cloud Workload...
Jun 14, 2017
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
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
A few years ago, no one would have heard of headless worms, machine-to-machine attacks, denial of service and two-faced malware. Today the threat of cybersecurity just exceeds everything else there...
Apr 28, 2017
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
Hacking used to require a distinct set of skills and capabilities. These days, attack services are bought and sold via marketplaces on the Clearnet and Darknet—a phenomenon that’s closing the gap...
Apr 28, 2017
Even insurance companies aren't insured against cyber attacks. On 7th April 2017, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) issued a circular to CEOs and CMDs of all...
Apr 18, 2017
With Industry 4.0 becoming a reality, operational infrastructure, which used a lot of electronic technology but were so far isolated from the rest of organizational IT, are now getting connected to...
Apr 07, 2017
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
As consumer privacy becomes a major issue, more and more consumer technology companies are trying to encrypt user data. Law enforcement agencies complain that this is leading to a situation where...
Feb 10, 2016
Here is what ISACA presents as five trends in cybersecurity that are expected to surface in 2016 1. Cyber-extortion Will Hit Wearables, Medical Devices and Gaming Systems B2B use of the Internet of...
Dec 29, 2015
Less number of software security vulnerabilities were reported worldwide in 2015, as compared to 2014. However, vulnerabilities with a high level of severity increased by almost 16%, according to an...
Dec 29, 2015
Where do Indian chief information security officers (CISOs) stand in the organizational structure? Who do they report to? What is their relationship with other functional departments, especially IT...
Nov 23, 2015
Interpol's Dr Madan Mohan Oberoi highlighted various aspects of global cybersecurity scenario The 8th CSO Summit of CSO Forum started in Chandigarh today. Among the speakers were chief information...
Nov 20, 2015
Indian consumers affected by cybercrime lost on average 29.6 hours and INR 16,558, finds a new study by Norton. This is in comparison to an average of 21 hours and INR INR 23,878 (USD 358) across 17...
Nov 19, 2015
Even as businesses are warming up to the idea of enterprise app stores and Apple iOS is considered to be one of the safest systems from security standpoint, an attack on Apple’s AppStore now raises...
Sep 22, 2015
Enterprises may be struggling to digitally transform themselves, but extortionists seem to have learnt the trick. Digital extortion—in the form of what is called ransomware—is now a real threat. And...
Sep 09, 2015
The research conducted by the NopSec Labs finds following insights... Remediation challenges are creating major security risks: While rapid vulnerability detection is at an all-time high, it still...
Jun 12, 2015
The survey from Enterprise Strategy Group and Intel Security found that security professionals are inundated with security incidents, averaging 78 investigations per organization in the last year,...
Apr 30, 2015
Intel Security announced a technology platform that could secure both legacy and new capabilities within the electric power grid. The new solution, Intel Security Critical Infrastructure Protection (...
Apr 15, 2015
CIO have watched data security rise on their list of priorities as the number of sophisticated, targeted cyberattacks continue to escalate. To educate audiences who are tasked with thwarting attacks...
Apr 14, 2015
Research from Accenture and the Ponemon Institute shows that proactive strategies can improve and expand on value delivered to the business. Of the nearly 240 companies surveyed as part of the...
Apr 14, 2015
What’ new in ‘enterprise security’ today and how are businesses tackling rising security challenges?The first emerging trend is the realization by companies that they are intermediaries under the...
Mar 23, 2015
Nation-state sponsored cyberespionage attacks are becoming more sophisticated, targeting carefully defined users with complex, modular tools, and keeping well under the radar of increasingly...
Mar 13, 2015
Mar 05, 2015
The internet is changing the way we do business in India. Faster internet connectivity considered a luxury some years ago is spreading fast. More and more users are connected over 3G and 4G and this...
Feb 02, 2015
After two years of testing in real-world deployments and at West Coast Labs, digital security vendor TrustPipe emerged from stealth mode today to introduce its marker-based security technology –...
Dec 03, 2014
The growing presence of online personal information and new methods of accessing and transferring medical data are increasingly putting sensitive protected data at risk, according to the health care...
Dec 03, 2014
“When it comes to cyber, clients are wary that they are studying to fight the last war,” said Bill Stewart, a Senior Vice President with Booz Allen who leads the firm’s work in the financial services...
Nov 28, 2014
What could possibly go wrong in hospitals? Many things, according to ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care. Hazards caused by medical ...
Nov 27, 2014
The last few years have witnessed an explosion in data, giving way to several modern technologies and concepts that is making data more consumable and accessible. Big data analytics, mobility and...
Nov 10, 2014
The average consolidated total cost of a data breach increased 15 percent in the last year to $3.5 million, according to a study of 314 companies spanning 10 countries by Ponemon Institute. The study...
Sep 19, 2014
1. Outsource payment processing. Avoid handling card data on your own. Reputable vendors, whether it’s for Point-of-Sale or web payments, have dedicated security staff that can protect that data...
Sep 19, 2014
Device and data security will assume critical significance for companies adopting a bring you own device (BYOD) policy, especially with nearly 50 per cent of companies having reported lost mobile...
Sep 12, 2014
Home Depot's investigation of a suspected hacker attack is renewing pressure on retailers and credit-card providers to strengthen payment-system security. The largest home-improvement chain said...
Sep 12, 2014
Cybersecurity is an emerging field within information security, as cybercrime continues to increase exponentially worldwide. Governments and institutions have launched many cybersecurity initiatives...
Sep 01, 2014
In new guidance issued today, global IT association ISACA outlines five principles organizations can use to effectively govern and manage their information and technology. A new white paper offers...
Aug 29, 2014
The most common form of piracy is ‘end-user piracy’. End-user abuse occurs when you or your company uses one licensed copy to install a program on multiple computers or servers, when you copy disks...
Aug 16, 2014
Analysts find SMAC (Social Media Analytics and Cloud) all pervasive and invading the market place. Cloud is creating good footprints across enterprises and under various forms, whether private,...
Aug 13, 2014
Needless to say, enterprises are migrating varied applications to cloud which are posing a great security threat to the organisation; and this is giving sleepless nights to Chief Security Information...
Aug 07, 2014