cybersecurity

The number of businesses reporting cyber incidents has gone up from 45% last year to 61% in 2019; not to mention the final cost of these attacks, according to the third Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report...
Sep 16, 2019
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Cybercriminals continue to use socially-engineered attacks across email, cloud applications, and social media to exploit human instincts and lure people to click, according to Proofpoint’s study. The...
Sep 13, 2019
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Small companies are being hit with more data breaches, according to cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky. As per its reports, more than a third (36%) of all of such organizations has been victims of data...
Sep 11, 2019
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More and more organizations and customers are opting for passwordless future and instead going for biometric authentication, Bring Your Own Identity (BYOI), Multi-factor and Risk-based Authentication...
Sep 10, 2019
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There is a surge in fileless attacks designed to disguise malicious activity, according to a Trend Micro study. Detections of this threat alone were up 265% compared to the first half of 2018. Out of...
Sep 09, 2019
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Almost half (48%) of corporate boards and 63% of business leaders of surveyed enterprises are actively involved in cybersecurity strategy discussions, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI)’s...
Sep 06, 2019
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Annual losses from cyberattacks averaged USD 4.7 million in the last fiscal year—with more than one in 10 firms losing over USD 10 million — according to a new report from The Cybersecurity...
Sep 05, 2019
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Nearly two in five (38%) of enterprises admit that they have lost business due to either a real or perceived lack of security performance within their organization, according to a BitSight study....
Sep 04, 2019
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The healthcare industry is a prime target of hackers. According to Radware’s 2018-2019 Global Application and Network Security Report, healthcare was the second-most attacked industry after the...
Sep 03, 2019
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84% of CISOs believe the risks of cyber attacks will increase and almost a quarter believe the capabilities of attackers are outpacing their ability to defend their organization, according to a...
Sep 02, 2019
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Malicious insiders (30%) and employee error (25%) pose the greatest cybersecurity threats in the workplace, according to Canon’s second annual Office of the Future survey. More than 1,000 IT...
Aug 30, 2019
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Despite automation, the human factor can still put industrial processes at risk: Employee errors or unintentional actions were behind 52% of incidents affecting operational technology and industrial...
Aug 30, 2019
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Businesses are increasing the pace of investment in AI systems to defend against the next generation of cyberattacks, according to Capgemini Research Institute’s Reinventing Cybersecurity with...
Aug 29, 2019
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Cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in...
Aug 20, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
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More than half of organizations (53%) rate their Security Operation Center’s (SOC) ability to gather evidence, investigate and find the source of threats as ineffective, according to a Poneman...
Jul 30, 2019
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IT managers feel overwhelmed by the volume of cyberattack attempts, with most of them admitting that successful hacks of their company networks are becoming the norm, according to a Sophos research...
Jul 15, 2019
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There has been a 62% increase in overall malware detections compared to Q4, 2018, according to WatchGuard Technologies’ quarterly Internet Security Report for Q1, 2019. The report also found that...
Jul 01, 2019
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Until recently, the enterprise segment has been slow to incorporate AI as a security measure – the obvious reason being AI itself is still a work in progress and it took a while for CIO/CISOs to cut...
Jun 26, 2019
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Healthcare professionals are mostly concerned about the risks associated with Internet of Things (IoT), medical devices, third-party vendors, and program development/management, according to...
Jun 12, 2019
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The most prevalent types of threat actors and attack vectors of recent years will remain consistent but increase in attack volume in 2019, according to cybersecurity professionals polled in the 2nd...
Jun 11, 2019
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As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71...
May 31, 2019
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Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity and anti-virus company, has revealed a rise in a specific malware intended to steal money and credentials from people’s bank accounts. 29,841 files of the malware in Q1...
May 24, 2019
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Cyber-security skills shortage is putting businesses at risk in a variety of ways, according to a new study, which suggests that most organizations are struggling to address the cyber-security skills...
May 15, 2019
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C-level executives, who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report....
May 08, 2019
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Data breaches are becoming more serious as cyber criminals continue to target intellectual property, putting the reputation of company brand at risk and increasing financial liability. As a result of...
May 01, 2019
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Cybercriminals are deviating towards a more focused approach against targets by using better obfuscation techniques and improved social engineering skills as organizations improve in areas such as...
Apr 26, 2019
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BSE & Network Intelligence have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer cybersecurity services to its members with regards to the cybersecurity framework set by SEBI. The services...
Apr 22, 2019
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It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
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You have read about DNSpionage. The hackers behind DNSpionage succeeded in compromising key components of DNS infrastructure for more than 50 Middle Eastern companies and government agencies,...
Apr 15, 2019
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A vast majority of organizations surveyed are still unprepared to properly respond to cybersecurity incidents, with 77% of respondents indicating they do not have a cybersecurity incident response...
Apr 12, 2019
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Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the release of the latest version of its flagship operating system, FortiOS 6.2, at its global...
Apr 10, 2019
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The number of vulnerabilities available to cybercriminals continues to accelerate. But according to one recent report, of the over 100,000 vulnerabilities published to the CVE list, less than 6% were...
Mar 19, 2019
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RSA, a global cybersecurity leader delivering Business-Driven Security solutions to help organizations manage digital risk, announced new enhancements to its award-winning Integrated Risk Management...
Mar 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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Top concerns: Lack of skilled cyber security professionals; SMEs not prepared to pre-empt and manage cyber-attacks and data breach; Humans remain the most common threat to security of businesses....
Dec 03, 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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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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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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May 25, 2018. It was like any other summer day. Except that for thousands of senior IT and security leaders globally—whose organizations do business in Europe or have anything to do with any personal...
Jul 12, 2018
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How are Indian companies preparing for GDPR?  That is too hopeful a headline on the cover.  Never mind that less than 20% Indian companies have to do anything about GDPR. The 15 odd security lead­ers...
Jul 12, 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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There has been an increase in ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and BEC attempts over the past 12 months as cybercriminals refined and targeted their attacks for greater financial return, as per...
Feb 21, 2018
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2017 was a year of breach. It highlighted the need and urgency to strengthen India's cyber security defense. A frequently quoted figure provided by the Reserve Bank of India, a total of 8,689 cases...
Feb 01, 2018
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Bill McGee, Senior Vice President of Hybrid Cloud Security, Trend Micro speaks on security in hybrid cloud adoption, the related challenges and benefits at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in...
Oct 06, 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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