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By 2022, 70% of organizations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used, according to Gartner. In 2018,...
Feb 07, 2019
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Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud solutions, announced that it appointed SEA Infonet as a key distributor in India. SEA Infonet will be responsible for promoting and...
Feb 05, 2019
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There is significant rise in the volume of new vulnerabilities in 2018, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) assigned 16,...
Jan 30, 2019
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37% organizations have been affected by cryptominers globally, followed by mobile malware (33%), botnet malware (18%), banking malware (13%) and ransomware (4%), according to Checkpoint’s Cyber...
Jan 29, 2019
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India finds its place amongst the leading nations globally in their preparedness towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Cisco’s 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study....
Jan 28, 2019
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2018 has been another transformative time for security teams in APAC regions. The imposition of new regulations like Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme and the Indian government’s push to be...
Jan 23, 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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Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
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Public cloud security will become more automated and attackers will get stealthier, according to latest 2019 network security predictions from Barracuda. An esteemed panel of Barracuda experts have...
Dec 27, 2018
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Symantec and Fortinet announced an expansive partnership agreement to provide customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. Fortinet’s industry-leading Next-...
Dec 17, 2018
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A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according to Gemalto. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do...
Dec 13, 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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Symantec today introduced Industrial Control System Protection (ICSP) Neural, the industry’s first neural network-integrated USB scanning station that helps organizations protect critical...
Dec 07, 2018
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In anticipating the major cyber security and privacy trends for the coming year, one can find plenty of clues in the events of the past 12 months. Among the now familiar forms of attack, cyber hacks...
Nov 30, 2018
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Threats are increasing and evolving to become more sophisticated, according to Fortinet’s latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. Unique threat variants and families are on the rise, while...
Nov 30, 2018
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The McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report identifies rising trends and how they are predicted to change the cyberthreat landscape in 2019. McAfee researchers expect malware-as-a-service...
Nov 30, 2018
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Fortinet today unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs team about the threat landscape for 2019 and beyond. These predictions reveal methods and techniques that Fortinet researchers anticipate...
Nov 29, 2018
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Gemalto, the global leader in digital security, is expanding highly efficient IoT connectivity with the launch of its Cinterion Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) wireless module platform. The new solution...
Nov 26, 2018
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Although the top IT security priorities of IT leaders have remained consistent over the past 15 years, the types of threats organizations are protecting against has shifted significantly, according...
Nov 20, 2018
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APAC is ahead of the US and EMEA in terms of automation for processes involved in the management of firewall rules and security policy, according to the results of a global survey conducted by...
Oct 29, 2018
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Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on security related hardware, software and services will reach USD 28.76 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.7% over the...
Oct 26, 2018
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Account takeover (ATO) attacks, in which a person's credentials are stolen and used to send emails from their real account, have multiple objectives. Some attackers try to use the hacked email...
Oct 09, 2018
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Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Karnataka Police and...
Oct 03, 2018
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After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a...
Sep 27, 2018
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Many network security threats today go uninvestigated, with IT professionals struggling to accurately prioritize alerts due to the overwhelming volume generated in an increasingly cloud-reliant work...
Sep 26, 2018
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Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, and Ponemon Institute, revealed the findings from an APAC-wide study that identifies and understands the changes...
Sep 25, 2018
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ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, announced its launch of Browser Security Plus, a browser management solution that helps organizations secure their corporate data in the cloud and...
Sep 21, 2018
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According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. Findings from the report show that Akamai detected...
Sep 20, 2018
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Indian consumers are more likely to trade off on app security for convenience, according to a study commissioned by F5 Networks ‘The Curve of Convenience – the trade-off between security and...
Sep 19, 2018
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Cyber criminals are becoming smarter and faster in how they leverage exploits to their advantage. They are also maximizing their efforts by targeting an expanding attack surface and by using...
Sep 06, 2018
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Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, at Axis Solutions Day 2018, shared implementation details of their large-scale community CCTV Nenu Saitham project in Hyderabad City. The...
Aug 28, 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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Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to the latest survey by Gartner. While cloud computing presents organizations with novel...
Aug 22, 2018
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Essar Group has signed up Morphisec, an Israeli-based security startup for deploying endpoint threat prevention solution, based on the latter’s Moving Target Defense technology. Essar’s project was...
Aug 20, 2018
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Security services now account for more than half of the overall security spending in the enterprise and will remain that way for the next two years, according to data on worldwide spending on...
Aug 16, 2018
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According to a CA Technologies' Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018, consumer behavior reveals strong correlation between lack of business and lack of digital trust. The study shows...
Aug 03, 2018
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On Friday, Justice BN Srikrishna, chairman of the nine-member committee set up by the government to draft a personal data protection bill, handed over its 213-page report, A Free and Fair Digital...
Jul 30, 2018
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Two in three companies (65%) are unable to analyze all the data they collect and only half (54%) of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored, according to findings from a recent...
Jul 24, 2018
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Ransomware is replaced as the cybercriminal tool of choice with cryptomining malware, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. In the last six months of 2017, ransomware...
Jul 19, 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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Many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018, according to Gartner. This is because they have not properly audited data handling...
Jul 13, 2018
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71% Indian enterprises say Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will help bring a sense of privacy in business and innovation in ideas, according to a recent survey conducted by Deloitte Touche...
Jul 03, 2018
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Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organizations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service (DDoS)...
Jun 28, 2018
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According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal...
Jun 25, 2018
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Keith Martin, F-Secure Head Asia Pacific and Japan for Corporate Business shares his perspectives on cybersecurity… Cybersecurity spending is higher than it’s ever been – an estimated USD 96 billion...
Jun 25, 2018
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Dish TV India Limited, world’s largest single country DTH Company, has achieved the ISO 27001 Certification, the international standard that sets out and describes requirements and best practices for...
Jun 20, 2018
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87% ITDMs limit their use of the cloud because of the complexity of managing regulatory compliance, according to a study by WinMagic. A quarter (24%) said, it meant as a result, they only work with a...
Jun 14, 2018
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Facebook has admitted to sharing data with Huawei, Lenovo, OPPO and TCL—all Chinese phone makers. The confirmation came a day after The New York Times reported that Facebook provided access to users...
Jun 08, 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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