Ransomware is passé as cybercriminals find a new weapon of choice

Shweta Sharma

Last year, ransomware malware such as WannaCry, Judy and NotPetya unleashed havoc as they crippled banks, hospitals and other ....

20 July, 2018

What's inside McAfee's new security portfolio for enterprises

Shweta Sharma

US cybersecurity software-maker McAfee has announced a new enterprise security portfolio, McAfee MVision, which comprises of ePolicy ....

18 July, 2018
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Telecom regulator TRAI recommends stricter data security rules

Reuters

India’s telecom regulator on Monday said the existing framework for protection of personal data by companies and service ....

17 July, 2018

Cisco Security's Vishak Raman on why firms need to get out of 'anti-virus mode'

Anirban Ghoshal

The cybersecurity division of US-headquartered IT giant Cisco has been analysing 20 billion threats a day even as Indian enterprises ....

13 July, 2018

IoT security spending to jump four-fold by 2023 to $6 bn: Juniper Research

Shweta Sharma

Spending on security related to the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to reach over $6 billion globally by 2023, up 300% from 2018, ....

12 July, 2018

Every data breach costs Indian firms nearly Rs 12 crore: IBM study

Anirban Ghoshal

Each data breach deals a blow of Rs 11.9 crore on average to the bottom lines of Indian enterprises, according to an IBM Security ....

11 July, 2018
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Android apps are secretly sending screenshots to third parties: Report

Shweta Sharma

Did you know that applications on your phone could be secretly spying on you, logging a minute-by-minute account of all your digital ....

9 July, 2018

Intelligent automation best way to protect firms from cyberattacks: Venafi study

Shweta Sharma

Intelligent automation is the best way firms can protect themselves from cyberattacks, said a study, adding that real-time monitoring ....

9 July, 2018

Google rolls out update to fix 11 issues with Pixel, Nexus smartphones

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has rolled out July security update, which includes fixes related to 11 issues, for Pixel and Nexus smartphones, ....

4 July, 2018

Firms believe they need to spend more on cybersecurity, finds EY survey

Shweta Sharma

Organisations today have become increasingly conscious of the threat posed by cybersecurity breaches. To this end, many have indicated ....

3 July, 2018
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Google teaches children to spot spam and fake news in online safety drive

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has been schooling Indian children and their parents about online safety in a bid to help them combat cyber ....

2 July, 2018

Why cybercriminals are getting a kick out of World Cup streaming sites

Parvinder Walia

With the FIFA World Cup currently underway in Russia, scores of football fans are trawling the internet to find streaming websites ....

26 June, 2018

WhatsApp updates privacy policy, may allow payments across UPI apps

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp may soon start offering interoperability between other BHIM-UPI apps on its ....

25 June, 2018

Fortinet's new firewall uses machine learning to detect threats

Shweta Sharma

In the latest version of its web application firewall, American cybersecurity firm Fortinet has introduced machine learning capabilities ....

22 June, 2018

Accenture, Nasscom partner with Israeli govt for emerging-tech accelerator

Anand J

IT services firm Accenture and industry lobby Nasscom have launched an accelerator programme called "scalerator" in ....

21 June, 2018

Cybercrime statistics suggest blockchain may not be as secure as once thought

Shweta Sharma

One of the primary drivers of the hype around blockchain technology has been its ability to bolster the security of transactions. ....

21 June, 2018

Cybersecurity firm Network Intelligence raises $4.8 mn

Anand J

Cybersecurity specialist Network Intelligence (NII) has raised Rs 33 crore (around $4.8 million) in fresh capital from private ....

15 June, 2018

India to release draft data privacy laws by this week: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

In the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal and alleged illegal Paytm data sharing expose, a 10-member special committee ....

11 June, 2018

UIDAI restricts access to Aadhaar data for mobile wallets, cites security concerns

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which runs India’s national identity card project Aadhaar, has curbed ....

4 June, 2018

Former SoftBank COO Nikesh Arora joins cybersecurity firm

Reuters

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday it named former SoftBank Group Corp president Nikesh Arora as chief executive ....

4 June, 2018

Forcepoint's Ajay Dubey on the potential of human-centric cybersecurity

Anirban Ghoshal

Forcepoint, which provides cybersecurity solutions, has been advocating a new approach to tackling cyber threats. While its peers ....

25 May, 2018