Security

Locky ransomware's re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, zdnet.com reported.   The ransomware, once...
Sep 04, 2017
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Improving the security of wearable fitness trackers is necessary to protect users' personal data, as vulnerabilities in the devices could threaten the privacy and security of the data they record, a...
Sep 15, 2017
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Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Azure confidential computing to provide enterprises with Next-Gen data security as cyber attacks gain momentum worldwide.Azure confidential computing is a set of...
Sep 15, 2017
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Micro Focus today announced new innovations across its expanded security portfolio at Protect 2017, following the successful spin-merge with HPE Software. Micro Focus’s comprehensive security...
Sep 13, 2017
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What are winners made of? Comparing the profiles of winners and non-winners can give you an idea. The problem is: if you look at much of data, the profiles seem very similar. Whether it is...
Sep 08, 2017
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Equifax announced on Friday that hackers had gained access to the company's data, potentially impacting approximately 143 million US consumers.Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the company's...
Sep 08, 2017
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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 Incorporated...
Sep 07, 2017
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Almost all senior information security professionals think that the boards/CEOs in their organization fully or partially understand the risk arising out of information security threats. While 51%...
Sep 06, 2017
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When it comes to securing data in the Cloud, enterprises, including small and medium businesses (SMBs), have to learn that security is not an isolated offering but an inherent part of the end-to-end...
Sep 06, 2017
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Trend Micro has announced its Trend Micro Deep Security™ server security product is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class...
Aug 30, 2017
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Recently, at the NEXTCSO 2017 Awards, 24 elite winners were identified to become the next chief information security officers. Modeled along the line of our older and more well-known NEXT100 awards...
Aug 25, 2017
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The worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach USD 86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7% over 2016, with spending expected to grow to USD 93 billion in 2018,...
Aug 16, 2017
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CLOUDSEC will hold its 7th annual event in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. This event leads up to a tour across APAC countries, including India, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia...
Aug 11, 2017
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Is the demand for your solutions in a country like India fairly secular or is it restricted to a few specific domains?   Lot of enterprises are changing their current providers that works...
Aug 10, 2017
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Trend Micro recently offered a comprehensive suite of solutions securing endpoints, network and datacenters for LIC Mutual Fund. This comes at the back of the recent announcement of Trend Micro...
Jul 25, 2017
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In public forums, any question regarding cloud security is summarily dismissed by vendors—and some enterprise IT managers—as being too 2012-ish. While vendors do maintain that stance during private...
Jul 11, 2017
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Kanchan Ray, VP – IT, Nagarro Software Pvt. Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry/...
Jul 06, 2017
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HCL Infosystems, announces a strategic partnership with Parablu, under which HCL Infosystems will offer Parablu's products and solutions including BluVault, a powerful data backup solution that...
Jul 05, 2017
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Amit Dhingra, Head of Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit & Information Security at Birlasoft Technologies talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview...
Jul 03, 2017
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Domain Name System (DNS) services are frequently becoming an organization's Achilles' heel. DNS (UDP) is the 2nd most attacked protocol in the network today after http. As a result, cyber security or...
Jul 03, 2017
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“India is worst affected in Asia in Petya Cyberattack” went a headline. “ India worst hit by Petya in APAC, 7th Globally”, went another. There have been several stories in last one day in Indian...
Jun 29, 2017
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73: The percentage of the respondents in India who estimated their organization’s losses due to economic crime to be up to USD 1 million in 2016, according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2016...
Jun 21, 2017
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Growth in worldwide cloud-based security services will reach USD5.9 billion in 2017, up 21% from 2016, according to Gartner. Overall growth in the cloud-based security services market is above that...
Jun 15, 2017
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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
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Chander Khanduja, CIO, Luminous India, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by year 2020?...
Jun 12, 2017
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Amit Shukla, Senior IT Leader, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by the year 2020?...
Jun 02, 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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Ransomware keeps spreading globally, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for...
May 26, 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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The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
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Kaushal K Chaudhary, Executive Director & Group Head – IT & IS, Lanco Infratech talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview:  Challenges that...
May 09, 2017
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Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer (IT) and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to...
Apr 27, 2017
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The security landscape is changing so fast, that every day seems like you are preparing for combat.   While the CEOs of the world are busy bringing about digital transformation and changing the...
Apr 07, 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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Banks may become the early adopters of the blockchain technology. Recently, State Bank of India (SBI) has taken the initiative to spearhead India’s first Blockchain exploration consortium for banks...
Feb 17, 2017
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Rashmi Knowles is Chief Security Architect at RSA. She works to promote the adoption of RSA's core technology with customers and drives thought leadership initiatives in EMEA. She has appeared on the...
Feb 17, 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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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, announced the availability of the RSA Archer Ignition Program to help customers jump start their risk management programs. The Use Cases, Quick Launch Services and...
Feb 15, 2017
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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, unveiled a centralized platform that is designed to enhance fraud detection and investigation across digital environments in the latest release in the RSA Fraud...
Feb 15, 2017
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RSA, a Dell Technologies business, announced enhancements to the RSA NetWitness Suite that are designed to provide essential visibility and actionable insight to detect today’s threats faster. The...
Feb 15, 2017
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How do you envisage your sector? We are essentially into steel, power, mining infrastructure sector. We have been manufacturing in India, the ‘Make in India’ concept which we are talking today; our...
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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According to Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast, 16% of US Chief Information Officers (CIOs) recently surveyed plan to expand their technology teams in the first half of 2017. Additionally,...
Feb 03, 2017
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  Considering that Indian cyberspace is vulnerable to cyber crime, the country must formulate a crisis management plan to tackle cyber attacks, cyber terrorism and cyber espionage attempts, noted a...
Jan 03, 2017
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Rapid increase in use of computers and the emergence of the Internet has led to the evolution of cyberspace, about 40-45% of financial transactions are done via mobile devices and this menace is...
Jan 02, 2017
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Earlier, as a journalist, I remember compiling major happenings in the year around the year end. That time, it was our team which painstakingly created a long list; debated it out in the edit meeting...
Dec 30, 2016
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The Internet of Things includes a vast and ever-growing array of networked devices—including smart meters used by utilities, medical devices for monitoring patients’ conditions and delivering care,...
Nov 30, 2016
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