The recent data breach incident involving the CoWIN platform, India's primary platform for managing COVID-19 vaccination appointments, has sparked a heated discussion on digital security. As...
Jun 21, 2023
Introduction A recently published report by Okta, a leading identity, and access management company, has shed light on the increasing significance of multi-factor authentication (MFA) in...
Jun 20, 2023
73% of organizations in India report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months, according to Trend Micro. The findings come from Trend Micro’s...
Aug 10, 2021
Security incidents and data breaches can have very disruptive and devastating effects on an organization. In fact, according to the Ponemon Institute’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, the...
Aug 02, 2021
Data breaches now cost surveyed companies USD 4.24 million per incident on average, according to IBM’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. This is the highest cost in the 17-year history of the...
Jul 28, 2021
The country's national carrier, Air India, recently disclosed an infringement on its passenger service system that compromised the personal data – including date of birth, contact particulars,...
Jun 02, 2021
With an unprecedented number of people working remotely, phishing and ransomware attacks increased by 11% and 6% respectively, with instances of Misrepresentation increasing by 15 times compared to...
May 13, 2021
Enterprises with outdated technology can lose 47% more money when they suffer a data breach compared to those who update everything in a timely manner, according to Kaspersky’s report, titled How...
Dec 04, 2020
External attacks on companies result in the most expensive cyber insurance losses but it is employee mistakes and technical problems that are the most frequent generator of claims by number,...
Nov 19, 2020
Data breaches cost companies USD 3.86 million per breach on an average, and that compromised employee accounts were the most expensive root cause, according to IBM Security-Ponemon Institute’s 2020...
Aug 03, 2020
2019 saw login pages as prime targets for fraudsters across different verticals. They are using bad bots to carry out two types of online fraud: (1) account takeover to steal PII and payment card...
May 20, 2020
Financial gain remains the key driver for cybercrime with nearly nine in 10 (86%) breaches investigated financially-driven, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. The vast...
May 19, 2020
42% of companies experienced a data loss event that resulted in downtime last year, according to Acronis’ 2020 World Cyber Protection Week Survey. That high number is likely caused by the fact that...
Apr 01, 2020
Organizations reached a global cloud tipping point causing them to struggle with security challenges of digital transformation (DX), according to a Thales study. Today, half (50%) of all corporate...
Mar 24, 2020
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
The cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs USD 3.92 million on average, according to results of IBM Security’s annual study examining the financial impact of data...
Jul 24, 2019
Companies are more connected to their customers now than ever before. After spending billions to digitally transform themselves, organizations have exponentially increased the number of touchpoints...
Jul 09, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Rather like the never-ending pool of news stories about Brexit, many of us have tuned out of reports about data breaches – whether criminally motivated or human error – simply because they’re so...
Sep 18, 2018
Data breaches continue to be a threat to enterprises and consumers. In 2016, 3.2 million credit card and debit card details were stolen by Chinese hackers. The Food and Civil Supplies Department of...
Jul 31, 2018
According to new information updated by Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer on its official blog, the company has revealed that more data (37 million more than previous estimates) may have been shared...
Apr 05, 2018
Ensuring a secure supply chain is a necessary precondition in today’s world of commerce. The digital supply chain has emerged as the weakest link for the potential insertion of malware backdoors....
Mar 20, 2018
Data breaches may be a significant risk for the businesses today and may look really unpredictable but there are recurring combinations of actors, actions, assets and attributes that define each of...
Feb 14, 2017
Just before the festive season, Indian consumers were hit with the news of a widespread breach with their debit cards, involving possibly 19 banks, though none is sure what the actual number could be...
Dec 05, 2016