Soumik Ghosh

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Zero-day vulnerability with file-deleting capability found in Windows 10

A security researcher unearthed a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 10. And this one goes beyond altering system files – it actually deletes them.

Gemalto misreports 1.2 billion Aadhaar data breach; apologizes to UIDAI

Gemalto took a U-turn on its report of the Aadhaar data breach. Buckling under pressure from UIDAI, the security major has now issued an apology statement.

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma blackmailed with stolen data

Here’s how two Paytm employees tried to fleece their CEO of Rs 20 crore through extortion calls.

MeitY bats for sectoral regulation - all critical data to be stored in India

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is reportedly going to let sectoral regulators call the shots when it comes to defining what constitutes sensitive personal data.

Why e-payment companies give RBI’s data localisation mandate a thumbs-up

Amidst the widespread furore and the general perception of RBI’s data localisation mandate being a spoke in the wheel for digital payment companies, the latter believes RBI’s diktat is a step in the right direction.

Pune-based Cosmos Bank loses Rs 94 crore to hackers

A malware attack helped hackers clone thousands of debit cards and siphon off over ₹94 crore from Cosmos Bank over a period of two days.

Archaic practices, skills shortage biggest gaps in security today: Rajnish Gupta, RSA

Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA explains why identifying critical assets and assigning a risk score is imperative to new age cybersecurity.

GDPR’s breach-reporting mandate can prove to be a challenge: Jaspreet Singh, EY

At IDG Security Day, Jaspreet Singh, Partner – Cyber Security (Africa, India & Middle East) at EY, decodes GDPR and points out areas that could prove to be a challenge.

CISOs must invest in an effective GRC tool over anything else: Shubhagata Kumar

Shubhagata Kumar, Additional Director General and CISO, CBIC talks about what constitutes a robust security framework.

Robust security with 99.99 percent uptime – LogMeIn CISO tells us how it’s done

From taming the DevOps beast to building a highly resilient architecture, Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn shares his strategy to thrive in the rapidly changing threat landscape.

Software is the key enablement for defining security perimeter: Makarand Joshi, Citrix

Makarand Joshi, Area Vice President and Country Head – India Subcontinent at Citrix, talks about GDPR, why it bets on a software-defined perimeter, and what makes its unified workspace solution unique in the market.

Former Google, SoftBank exec Nikesh Arora named CEO of Palo Alto Networks

Nikesh Arora, formerly Chief Business Officer at Google and COO at SoftBank, replaced Mark McLaughlin as the CEO of cybersecurity giant Palo Alto Networks.