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There is an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks, according to Accurics’ Cloud Cyber Resilience Report, which highlights security...
Feb 23, 2021
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Supply chain attacks, ransomware, data extortion and nation-state threats are proving to be more prolific than ever, according to Crowdstrike’s 2021 Global Threat Report. The report highlights unique...
Feb 23, 2021
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A majority of businesses see state-led and sponsored cyberattacks as a major threat. They are concerned about catastrophic reputational and financial consequences and call for greater international...
Feb 23, 2021
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The pandemic accelerated both the threat of fraud and the response to it, with corporate and banking alignment on defensive automation, according to Bottomline & Strategic Treasurer’s 2021...
Feb 19, 2021
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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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Tirthankar Dutta has been appointed as VP & CISO Star & Disney India at The Walt Disney Company. Before joining Walt Diney, he served as SVP & Head - Information Security at Info Edge...
Feb 16, 2021
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There is a 154% increase in the number of attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS (RDDoS) attacks and a rise in use of existing attack vectors, including web applications,...
Feb 15, 2021
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Thanks to cyber attacks making regular headlines in the news, it’s no secret that massive data breaches are a significant threat to organizations. However, a recent F-Secure report highlights the...
Feb 12, 2021
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Bob Carver, Principal - Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Analytics at Verizon is the top cybersecurity influencer on Twitter during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, according to an analysis of...
Feb 11, 2021
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Security spending in critical infrastructure has been little impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, save for some reshuffling on where that spend is most needed. The effect has been mostly in increased...
Feb 11, 2021
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In 2020, the most common incidents that government agencies experienced in the cloud were phishing (reported by 39% of organizations), accidental data leakage (24%) and targeted attacks on the...
Feb 10, 2021
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In 2020, every second fraudulent transaction in the finance industry was an account takeover, according to Kaspersky. According to anonymized statistics of events detected by Kaspersky Fraud...
Feb 09, 2021
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A significant number of companies have updated their security strategies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Pro-Vigil’s survey. These updates coincide with 20% of survey respondents...
Feb 08, 2021
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As the pandemic continues and schools experience renewed closures or pursue a hybrid model of learning (in-person and remote), the educational sector continues to attract the attention of...
Feb 08, 2021
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Global healthcare organizations (HCOs) have accelerated their spending on cloud migration, but many may be over-estimating their ability to protect these environments, according to Trend Micro’s...
Feb 05, 2021
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In a rapidly changing business environment, the role of the CISO has hugely expanded in its scope and responsibilities, according to BT Security’s global survey, which canvassed the opinions of over...
Feb 05, 2021
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Universally, IT professionals advised that using a VPN created a number of problems for their organization. Topping the list, 62% of respondents cited inadequate security as their number one VPN pain...
Feb 04, 2021
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Organizations are vulnerable to ransomware propagating throughout the remote network and large-scale breaches are having major impact businesses – essentially grinding operations to a halt, according...
Feb 04, 2021
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The overall cybersecurity posture has remained strong due to greater investments in security automation technologies and reliance on managed security service providers (MSSPs), potentially paving the...
Feb 03, 2021
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Mathan Babu Kasilingam has been appointed Chief Technology Security Officer & Data Privacy Officer at Vodafone Idea. He moves on from National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) where he served...
Feb 03, 2021
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Biometrics will authenticate over USD 3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just USD 404 billion in 2020, according to Juniper Research’s study, titled Mobile Payment Security: Key...
Feb 02, 2021
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In response to the lockdown and social distancing measures enacted to combat the spread of COVID-19, healthcare providers have increasingly adopted the use of remote technologies. According to...
Feb 02, 2021
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There is enhanced importance of privacy protections during the pandemic and increasing benefits for businesses that adopt strong privacy measures, according to Cisco’s 2021 Data Privacy Benchmark...
Feb 01, 2021
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2020 demonstrated how overwhelmingly important a connected infrastructure and digital services have become for the daily functioning of society. This realization has led to a shift in attitudes to...
Feb 01, 2021
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42% of global consumers use a free FinTech application or platform. Of those, half (50%) do not know if the app they use sells their data, according to ESET’s survey. ESET has explored the topic of...
Feb 01, 2021
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Maximizing the value of data is important as businesses continue to navigate an unprecedented worldwide situation. As organizational reliance on data continues to rise amid the pandemic, Druva’s 2020...
Jan 29, 2021
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There are key trends that will shape the cybersecurity industry in the coming year. With evolving tactics that increase the risk and impact of ransomware and phishing, combined with the New Normal of...
Jan 28, 2021
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Amol Jawharkar has joined AK Group as Group IT Head & Group CISO. Immediately prior to this, he was Vice President - Technology & Head - IT Infrastructure at DSP Mutual Fund. Earlier, he...
Jan 27, 2021
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Remote work will catalyze a shift from the corporate perimeter concept to micro-office security certification. Outsourcing of IT and cybersecurity functions will be crucial to solve expertise...
Jan 27, 2021
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While the shift to a digital-first life was brought on by the global pandemic, Indian consumers have shown an increased online footprint, with activities like online banking (68%), financial planning...
Jan 27, 2021
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Work-related email subjects such as corporate policy changes are becoming more popular with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to keep more people working from home, according to KnowBe4 study....
Jan 27, 2021
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Global organizations are struggling to maintain consistent application security across multiple platforms, and they are also losing visibility with the emergence of new architectures and the adoption...
Jan 25, 2021
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Protecting the remote workforce will be enterprises’ prime focus in 2021, according to Cato Network’s survey, titled The Future of Enterprise Networking and Security: Are You Ready for the Next Leap...
Jan 21, 2021
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Cybersecurity investment will increase 10% globally in 2021, according to Canalys. Cybersecurity will remain a high priority this year, as the range of threats broadens and new vulnerabilities emerge...
Jan 20, 2021
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While 91% of organizations were successful in increasing security as a result of adopting cloud services, it remains a top concern for many. This finding comes from part two of the four-part Cloud...
Jan 19, 2021
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There are five pivotal big data industry trends and predictions expected to emerge in 2021, according to Okera. “The COVID-19 pandemic forced companies across the board to accelerate their digital...
Jan 14, 2021
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With the growing threat of fraud fueled by the digital acceleration that took place in 2020, Experian recently released its 2021 Future of Fraud Forecast that reveals five emerging fraud threats...
Jan 12, 2021
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The current situation has made us realize that Digital Transformation has become a buzz word across industries and in recent times has transformed into a key element of business strategy. It has even...
Jan 12, 2021
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Ransomware attacks have grown, with hacking now accounting for 30% of all attacks, and the healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by criminals. In particular, attackers have begun exploiting...
Jan 07, 2021
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Rajendra Bhalerao has been appointed CISO at Scotiabank. Immediately prior to this, he was CISO at SBM Bank (India). Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paytm Payments Bank. He had also worked...
Jan 06, 2021
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Online users are more likely to reveal private information based on how website forms are structured to elicit data, according to BGU researchers’ study, titled Online Disclosure Depends on How You...
Jan 05, 2021
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Information Technology (IT) underwent a major change in 2020 as organizations were forced to quickly adopt strategies to handle new cybersecurity threats and increased remote working and...
Jan 05, 2021
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Majority of employees feel more productive at home and want to continue remote work, even after it’s deemed safe to return to offices. However, poor security practices could force businesses to...
Dec 23, 2020
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While most organizations today are using cloud-native apps, Kubernetes and microservices, they struggle to secure and connect the complex environments resulting from them, according to Volterra-...
Dec 22, 2020
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Three out of four consumers (76%) would welcome assistance from their insurer in dealing with cybersecurity threats as the pandemic drives more consumers online, according to Accenture’s report,...
Dec 21, 2020
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The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for 88% of global organizations. However, this increase in cloud adoption may leave business data insecure, according to Trend Micro’s survey....
Dec 15, 2020
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Over half of respondents said their organizations are seeing more attacks and threats now than at the start of 2020, according to Check Point Research’s survey.  The majority believe their approach...
Dec 14, 2020
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Widespread remote work has broad-reaching effects on cybersecurity, as corporate networks around the world were turned inside out to accommodate remote workers. This, in turn, had dramatic effects on...
Dec 11, 2020
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Home networks, remote working software and cloud systems will be at the center of a new wave of attacks in 2021, according to Trend Micro's predictions report, Turning the Tide. The report reveals...
Dec 09, 2020
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Cybercrime costs the world economy more than USD 1 trillion, or just more than 1% of global GDP, which is up more than 50% from a 2018 study that put global losses at close to USD 600 billion,...
Dec 07, 2020
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