CIO&Leader

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Consumers in India are increasingly concerned about digital payments fraud and are exercising greater caution when using digital payments compared to a year ago, according to a new study conducted by...
Jun 08, 2021
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The data privacy management software market saw soaring growth in 2020 with worldwide revenues up 46.1% year over year. IDC expects this growth to continue over the next several years, driven by the...
Jun 07, 2021
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In some instances, IT organizations have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors, according to Apricorn’s 2021 Global IT Security Survey. More than 400...
May 31, 2021
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With most attacks on financial services institutions executed at the application layer at a time when customers demand more digital services and customer-facing applications are developed in-house,...
May 28, 2021
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75% of APAC organizations believe Zero Trust frameworks are very important following COVID-19, according to a study by Ivanti and Frost & Sullivan, entitled “Embracing Secure Access in a World of...
May 27, 2021
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Mobile stalkerware, which is software silently installed by stalkers onto victims’ mobile devices without their knowledge, is on the rise, ESET Research finds. In 2019, ESET telemetry recorded almost...
May 21, 2021
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Enterprise leaders who previously viewed cybersecurity as part of traditional infrastructure have shifted to rapidly invest in integrated, cloud-based approaches, with ripple effects on innovation,...
May 19, 2021
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For the first time, AgentTesla has ranked second in the Index, while the established Dridex trojan is still the most prevalent malware, having risen to the top spot in March after being seventh in...
May 18, 2021
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Changing work styles and behaviors are creating new vulnerabilities for companies, individuals, and their data. According to findings from HP Wolf Security Blurred Lines & Blindspots Report, 70%...
May 18, 2021
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Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services is forecast to grow 12.4% to reach USD 150.4 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner....
May 18, 2021
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A significant majority of companies that move to multi-cloud environments are not properly configuring their cloud-based services. According to new findings from Aqua’s “2021 Cloud Security Report:...
May 17, 2021
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The COVID-19 shutdowns have challenged the financial services industry’s core infrastructure. More than one year into the pandemic, banks, insurers, and other financial institutions report costly...
May 13, 2021
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85% of organizations using Microsoft 365 have suffered email data breaches in the last 12 months, according to Egress’ Outbound Email: Microsoft 365’s Security Blind Spot report. Remote working has...
May 13, 2021
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66% of CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to handle a cyberattack and 58% consider human error to be their biggest cyber vulnerability, proving that the work-from-home model necessitated by...
May 13, 2021
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With an unprecedented number of people working remotely, phishing and ransomware attacks increased by 11% and 6% respectively, with instances of Misrepresentation increasing by 15 times compared to...
May 13, 2021
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Implementing security used to be simple: Build a perimeter and protect the resources inside. But as apps are increasingly moving to the cloud and work is happening anywhere, things have become more...
May 12, 2021
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In Q1, 2021, the number of DDoS attacks dropped by 29% compared to the same period in 2020, but increased by 47% compared to Q4, 2020, according to data from Kaspersky DDoS Prevention. However, this...
May 11, 2021
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