After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
A well-known pharma retail & distribution company with a vision to provide the best healthcare services to its customers, met with a big ransomware attack. What followed was a nightmare. This is...
Aug 09, 2019
A recent research by Barracuda’s study, titled Closing Backup and Recovery Gaps reveals new details about the attitudes and approaches SMBs have when it comes to backing up and recovering data, the...
Mar 29, 2019
There is an increasing growth rate of data of 130% in Indian organizations (vis-à-vis Globally: 569%) and an impressive jump in data protection “adopters” of nearly 50 percentage points (48%) since...
Mar 28, 2019
Dell EMC announced new and enhanced capabilities to the Dell EMC Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) portfolio of backup storage appliances designed to offer organizations...
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
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
Justice BN Srikrishna committee formed to draft India’s privacy legislation has presented its draft bill, called Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The draft bill has been prepared after public...
Sep 04, 2018
India has finally come out with its draft personal data protection bill. If you are an information security professional, I assume that you have already gone through the draft and have identified the...
Aug 31, 2018
Two in three companies (65%) are unable to analyze all the data they collect and only half (54%) of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored, according to findings from a recent...
Jul 24, 2018
A UK based political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica allegedly sourced the data of around 80-90 million Facebook users illegally without their knowledge and consent and used it during Donald...
Jun 27, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), adopted in April 2016 after four years of deliberations, is now in force. The regulation made headlines around the globe with its stricter data...
May 28, 2018
Three years back, when Target CIO Beth Jacob resigned from her position following a massive data breach, it was hailed as an exemplary step. But when Equifax CIO David Webb and CSO Susan Mauldin ‘...
Oct 11, 2017
The historic SC judgment on privacy has accelerated creation of personal data protection legislation. The new regime will bring in a set of new obligations for the businesses. Its time to examine the...
Oct 09, 2017
Customer expectations for 24/7 availability of data and applications are changing, thanks to digital transformation. Although organizations are acknowledging this requirement, unplanned downtimes are...
Apr 27, 2017