India’s cyber-threat share rises in 2018: Symantec

Anirban Ghoshal

India’s percentage share of global cyber threats rose from five per cent in 2017 to eight per cent in 2018, with its global ....

21 February, 2019

How cybersecurity firm Forcepoint plans to speed up India growth

Anirban Ghoshal

Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity solutions provider Forcepoint is betting on its recently launched Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), ....

21 February, 2019
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Quick Heal doubles net profit in Q3 amid flat revenue growth

Vignesh Ananthraj

Quick Heal Technologies, a homegrown software solutions company, doubled its net profit in the third quarter of the current fiscal ....

15 February, 2019

Indian companies sharpening focus on cloud security investment: EY study

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian companies are increasingly focusing their cybersecurity budgets on cloud, revealed a survey by consultancy EY. According ....

14 February, 2019

India still plagued by older cybersecurity threats: Sophos' John Shier

Anirban Ghoshal

India is still plagued by older generations of cybersecurity threats and is potentially a top target for ransomware as well, according ....

13 February, 2019

Over a quarter of mobiles in India infected by malware: Cybersecurity study

Anand J

India features in the bottom quartet in cybersecurity, while Japan, France, Canada, Denmark and the United States scored the best, ....

8 February, 2019
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Google removes 29 camera filter apps that stole user information

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Google has deleted from its Play Store 29 malicious “beauty camera” applications that were sharing pornographic ....

5 February, 2019

India most digitally mature country, finds Dell Technologies study

Anand J

India has emerged as the most digitally mature market in the world, according to a study by Dell Technologies. India secured a ....

31 January, 2019

Cryptomining attacks exceeded ransomware cases in 2018: Skybox study

Anirban Ghoshal

Attacks from cryptominers exceeded those of ransomware in 2018, in a deviation from 2017, a report from cybersecurity company ....

30 January, 2019

Potential global cyberattack could cause damage worth up to $193 bn: Report

Reuters

A co-ordinated global cyber attack, spread through malicious email, could cause economic damages anywhere between $85 billion ....

29 January, 2019
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BSE partners with John Chambers-backed Lucideus for cybersecurity solutions

Anirban Ghoshal

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with cybersecurity startup Lucideus, ....

15 January, 2019

EY partners with IBM to launch security operations centres in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Global professional services company EY on Wednesday said that it had partnered with Bengaluru-headquartered IT services company ....

9 January, 2019

Israeli cybersecurity firm Radware to buy bot management startup ShieldSquare

Binu Paul

Israeli cybersecurity company Radware has agreed to acquire Bengaluru-based bot management solutions provider ShieldSquare. The ....

8 January, 2019

India second-highest contributor to IBM’s patent tally last year

Anand J

IBM's India employees received more than 800 patents last year, with the country emerging the second-highest contributor to ....

8 January, 2019

Poor regulations can create new vulnerabilities in security, privacy: Report

Shweta Sharma

Weak security and privacy regulations can create new vulnerabilities around information in the digital world, various media publications ....

31 December, 2018

Cybersecurity needs to move towards automated responses in 2019: Sophos

Anirban Ghoshal

With cybercriminals constantly on the lookout for weak entry points, the focus needs to shift from protection and detection to ....

28 December, 2018

China accused of targeting HPE, IBM in extensive global hacking campaign

Reuters

Hackers working on behalf of China’s Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and ....

21 December, 2018

Huawei plans $2 bn investment to allay cybersecurity fears

Reuters

Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Tuesday said it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity by adding ....

18 December, 2018

Nasscom signs pact with IIT-Madras for re-skilling IT workers

Shweta Sharma

The National Association of Software and Services Companies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute ....

17 December, 2018

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