Compliance

What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky

Biometric authentication uses physical or behavioral human characteristics to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. It has the potential to make authentication dramatically faster, easier and more secure than traditional passwords, but companies need to be careful about the biometric data they collect.

Over 59,000 GDPR data breach notifications, but only 91 fines: Report

The low number of fines relative to the volume of reported breaches might be due to over-extended regulators, says a DLA Piper report.

451 Research: Security is top data management challenge

A survey of highly qualified data management professionals by 451 Research shows that growing data volumes have made security their biggest concern.

SBI fails the security game yet again; millions of accounts left exposed

The country’s largest bank has once again dropped the ball when it comes to protecting customer accounts. Millions of accounts were left exposed after SBI left its server unprotected.

5 predictions expected to shape the security industry in 2019

Risk of breaches increase, which is why the trend in 2019 is around strengthening the cybersecurity of networked devices.

Google first of the Silicon Valley giants hit by major GDPR fine

Google has become the first of the Silicon Valley technology giants to be landed with a fine under the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect across Europe in May 2018.

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Demystifying the Indian Data Protection Bill, 2018: Part 2 of 3

10 key components that organisations need to keep in mind to adhere to the bill’s stringent compliance guidelines. 

What is a CISO? Responsibilities and requirements for this vital leadership role

The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organization's information and data security. Learn what it takes to land a CISO job and how to be successful in the role.

Klassify appoints MTech as its first distributor

MTech would help Klassify expand fast into data classification market both in End User segment and get relevant channel partners on board, says Vishal Bindra of Klassify.

Sophos acquires security start-up to boost public cloud offerings

Sophos has acquired security start-up Avid Secure, boosting public cloud offerings across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud platforms.

Authentication, encryption and AI – the key components in securing connected cars

The single biggest threat to widespread proliferation of connected cars is data security. A conversation with two giants in the Indian auto space – Tata Elxsi and Tata Technologies brings to light why the threat is of paramount importance and what can be done to bolster security.

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Demystifying the Indian Data Protection Bill, 2018: Part 1 of 3

India is soon slated to introduce a stringent, GDPR-like data protection law to safeguard its citizens’ personal data.