Security

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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Its 5:48 a.m. — only 48 minutes into your 12-hour shift in the security operations center (SOC), and you’ve already investigated three threats. You were prepared for a long shift, but since an...
Feb 06, 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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In an unprecedented move, security software maker Gemalto withdrew its much-quoted bi-annual global Breach Level Index (BLI) report that it had released on 9th October and republished it on 22nd...
Oct 24, 2018
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Adidas is in headlines for wrong reasons. No, not because two of the serious contenders decorated by it—Germany and Spain—failed to make it to the round of 16 in the ongoing world cup, while all the...
Jul 05, 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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The conversation around enterprise security and threat management has always been horizontal. While there is a broader recognition today that the business impact of an incident could vary...
Apr 10, 2018
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When it comes to increased cryptojacking activities, India is second in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and ninth globally as hackers create a highly-profitable, new revenue stream with...
Apr 04, 2018
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There was a 25% decrease in the Distribution Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the fourth quarter of 2017 as compared to the third quarter, a new Verisign report revealed.Verisign found that the...
Mar 28, 2018
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India's leading job portal, Naukri.com, has become the latest casualty to hacking. The news broke out when IT firm, Klaus, which manages the job portal's server logged a complaint with the CID Cyber...
Mar 27, 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
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A research by Gartner has indicated that nearly 20% of organizations have observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats, Gartner forecasts that...
Mar 21, 2018
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Fortinet recently announced the addition of 11 industry-leading information technology providers to its Fabric-Ready Partner Program. These new partners further extend the Fortinet Security Fabric...
Mar 21, 2018
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Digitally connected health devices such as pacemakers and MRI scanners in an Internet of Things (IoT) era can be fatal as hackers can exploit such devices and harm patients, the Royal Academy of...
Mar 16, 2018
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Indian businesses are at a risk of repeated ransomware attacks and are vulnerable to exploits, according to Sophos’ India findings of its survey, The State of End-point Security Today. The survey...
Mar 15, 2018
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The mainstreaming of cloud and the use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds of IT decision makers admitting that their security teams are considering...
Mar 15, 2018
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The proliferation of cloud applications and use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds (64%) of IT leaders admitting that their security teams are considering...
Mar 09, 2018
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Today organizations are spending a lot of money, time and efforts on Data Protection. It is crucially important for companies to meet customer expectations, maintain high level of productivity,...
Mar 05, 2018
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Research firm Gartner advises security and risk management leaders to take a balanced approach to tackling a new class of vulnerabilities. Security researchers have revealed three major variants of...
Feb 15, 2018
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The latest findings from the EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey indicates that regulatory compliance along with data protection and data privacy are two risks in sharp focus this year....
Jan 31, 2018
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With less than six months to go before the most comprehensive personal data protection regime kicks in, Indian companies rush to comply with the new provisions. Looks like the IT/ITES and BFSI...
Jan 02, 2018
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 Intel India has trained 9,500 developers, students and professors across 90 organisations in the past six months in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI).   Intel India has...
Oct 11, 2017
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In the IT and security circles, Sunil Varkey, VP & Chief Information Security Officer at Wipro Limited, is a well-known name. A veteran in the field, Varkey has spent over 23 years of...
Oct 09, 2017
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According to a Trend Micro report titled 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise, the year 2017 has been nothing less than adventurous. The report suggests that WannaCry infected 300,...
Sep 21, 2017
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The Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a state-wide network of fake Aadhaar card makers who used fake fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar operators to issue fake Aadhaar cards. According to the Special...
Sep 11, 2017
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Fortinet today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that globally, as well as in Asia Pacific, poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application...
Sep 05, 2017
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As the government's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an alert last weekend about the spread of a new ransomware called ‘Locky,' global cyber security firm Trend Micro on Monday said...
Sep 05, 2017
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In a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right. While another important judgment on triple talaq delivered two days back saw a...
Aug 24, 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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