Large Indian cos may take a $10-mn hit from cyberattacks: Microsoft study

Shweta Sharma

A large organisation in India incurs an economic loss of $10.3 million on average from cyberattacks whereas a mid-sized organisation ....

6 December, 2018

Knowledge-sharing site Quora says 100 million users hit by security breach

Reuters

About 100 million users of Quora were affected by unauthorized access to one of its systems by a “malicious third party,” ....

4 December, 2018
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Govts of Karnataka, Netherlands partner for healthcare and cybersecurity research

Team TC

The Karnataka government has partnered with the Dutch government to leverage the latter's expertise in healthcare, infotech ....

30 November, 2018

Hackers will use as well as exploit AI systems to carry out attacks in 2019: Symantec

Shweta Sharma

Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp. said hackers will use artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out attacks as well as exploit the ....

30 November, 2018

Machine learning, swarm intelligence may drive cyberattacks in 2019: Fortinet

Shweta Sharma

US cybersecurity firm Fortinet Inc. on Thursday said hackers could use machine learning and swarm intelligence to carry out attacks ....

29 November, 2018

AI-based cybersecurity firm CloudSEK gets pre-Series A funding

Team TC

CloudSEK, a security risk-management startup which operates on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, has raised Rs 14 crore (a ....

27 November, 2018
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SonicWall aims to be an all-round player in security solutions: COO Atul Dhablania

Anand J

Network security solutions provider SonicWall’s research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru, set up in July 2007, ....

26 November, 2018

BlackBerry to acquire AI and cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 bn

Reuters

BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion ....

16 November, 2018

Digital disruption to add 1.4 mn IT jobs in India by 2027: Cisco-IDC study

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital disruption in India is expected to add nearly 1.4 million information technology jobs in the country by 2027, a study ....

15 November, 2018

Wipro partners with Check Point for cloud security services

Anirban Ghoshal

Homegrown IT major Wipro has said that it is partnering with US-based cybersecurity firm Check Point to offer cloud security services ....

6 November, 2018
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Looking at more enterprise-focussed tech startups: Sistema Asia Fund's Sumit Jain

Payal Ganguly

Having worked with venture capital firm Kalaari Capital for about nine years, Sumit Jain joined Sistema Asia Fund Advisory as ....

6 November, 2018

Guarding the intersection of humans, data is way ahead for security: Forcepoint

Anand J

Securing the intersection of humans and data instead of guarding entry points such as business app and operating system is the ....

1 November, 2018

Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint to expand headcount at Bengaluru centre

Anand J

Cybersecurity major Forcepoint is looking to double its headcount at its Bengaluru office by the end of next year, a company statement ....

31 October, 2018

Cybersecurity company Lucideus raises money from ex-Cisco chairman’s VC firm

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian firm Lucideus Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which provides digital security services for companies, has raised $5 million (Rs ....

30 October, 2018

Watch: Need to stop generalising data, says NASSCOM’s Debjani Ghosh

Anand J

Debjani Ghosh took over as president of IT lobby NASSCOM in April this year. In the short span of six months, the former managing ....

29 October, 2018

Fake Android banking apps may have stolen data of thousands: SophosLabs report

Shweta Sharma

Fake applications of State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Citibank and other lenders, available on Google Play, may have ....

24 October, 2018

Asia-Pacific faces shortage of 2.14 million cybersecurity professionals: (ISC)² study

Anirban Ghoshal

The Asia-Pacific region, which includes developing economies like India, is facing a severe shortage of cybersecurity professionals, ....

18 October, 2018

Sequretek’s new product secures cyber perimeter for enterprises

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based cyber security firm Sequretek on Thursday said it has launched a product to provide threat prevention, detection ....

4 October, 2018

Cyber fraud: Indian unit of Mauritius bank SBM loses $14 mn

Reuters

Mauritius banking group SBM Holdings said on Wednesday that its Indian operations suffered a cyber fraud earlier in the week, ....

3 October, 2018

Facebook says hackers didn't use stolen logins on third-party sites

Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking ....

3 October, 2018

Hackers may target upcoming e-commerce festive sales: Norton

Anand J

Norton, cybersecurity firm Symantec’s anti-virus unit, has warned Indian online shoppers to be on guard against hackers ....

28 September, 2018