Security

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world's first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using...
Jan 05, 2018
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The security threats and breaches of 2017 have set astounding new records for personal data invasion. From WannaCry to Petya, the list of sophisticated and far-reaching breaches grows almost daily....
Dec 20, 2017
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday denied there has been a security breach of its database, following reports that data of some 6,000 Indian businesses and government...
Oct 05, 2017
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There have been 18 data breaches leading to 203.7 million data records being compromised in India in the first half of 2017, as per Gemalto's Breach Level Index. Compared to the last six months of...
Sep 21, 2017
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Recent global malware attacks have alerted even companies making devices which are not normally subject to virus assaults to sit up and take notice.HP announced on Monday embedded security features...
Sep 12, 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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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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As people, Indians have traditionally placed much lesser value on privacy as compared to security. And hence Indian CISOs have really been less concerned about privacy, compared to their counterparts...
Sep 05, 2017
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With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help...
Aug 31, 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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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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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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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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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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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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The ransomware WannaCry made to the headlines globally as the most widespread malware attack ever witnessed, with more than 100 countries reportedly suffering from the attack. With WannaCry trending...
Jun 15, 2017
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The security software market is currently experiencing rapid transformation mainly because of four key developments, according to Gartner. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption...
May 30, 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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Businesses are embracing digital transformation to engage with customers, and a key aspect of this development is the use of mobile and Internet applications. Consumers too have shown increased...
May 25, 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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Meetali Sharma, Risk, Compliance and Information Security Officer at SDG Software India, was recently appointed as Director on Board of ISACA's New Delhi Chapter.  ISACA is a non-profit, independent...
Apr 10, 2017
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Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of a discussion about how critical operational technology—such as plant automation—is becoming far more vulnerable. Why, a presentation from a security firm...
Mar 14, 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, at...
Mar 14, 2017
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Cloud computing is experiencing a significant growth over the last few years due to its rapid adoption among various regions and industry verticals across the globe. By deploying cloud solutions,...
Mar 14, 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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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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Artificial intelligence has been an area of interest since decades but it was not until recently that it has silently become the way we do business; and if the technology keeps going at the same pace...
Oct 25, 2016
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Not long back, Indians were skeptic of making online transactions or of doing card payments. Now, it is predicted (by BCG and Google research) that digital transactions will surpass the cash...
Oct 13, 2016
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By 2025, every industry will be transformed by digital business, as per Gartner, then what is going to be give one organisation edge over the other is not when one adopted digital but how well they...
Oct 06, 2016
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Analytics and security are the areas within enterprise IT that will provide best career growth option to younger IT exectutives, reveal a quick CIO research conducted by CIO&Leader in the weekend...
Sep 19, 2016
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The Load balancers have come a long way since their introduction in the 1990s. What started as dedicated hardware designed for balancing load requests across servers has morphed into application...
Jul 25, 2016
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That cloud has become mainstream, even central to, enterprise IT is not news; at least not in mid-2016. As an IT manager, you have probably been bombarded with tons of data on the impressive uptake...
Jul 18, 2016
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Five years ago, Mozilla launched its new identity management system, Persona (originally called BrowserID). At the time, a sense of optimism was in the air. Everyone thought that the new technology...
Jul 05, 2016
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Email is still the initial entry point into an organization for targeted attacks, the email-attack vector delivered malicious payloads to organizations in 2015, with a focus on Office documents and...
Apr 29, 2016
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Like physical security threats, Internet security threats are getting more serious, even as the mechanisms to fight them are getting better. But as older types of threats are beginning to be tackled...
Apr 25, 2016
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As many as 28% of respondents in a global survey said the responsibility of payment data security lies most with the CIOs, while another 15% said they must be with the chief information security...
Feb 19, 2016
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Internet of Things (IoT) is clearly ruling the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 at Las Vegas. Coming at the beginning of the year, CES sets the agenda for the rest of the year—on what is going to...
Jan 07, 2016
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It is an indisputable fact that smartphones today areso deeply ingrained in the public psyche that they have become indispensable. Many organizations and businesses are now leveraging this ubiquitous...
Nov 19, 2015
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