Online security

Fortinet offers essential cyber-safety tips on Safer Internet Day

Starting as an initiative of the EU SafeBorders, over the years Safer Internet Day has grown beyond its traditional geographic zone and is now celebrated in about 130 countries worldwide.

US, UK, Aussie blame Russia for 2017 NotPetya attacks

After being held responsible for the attack on the Winter Olympics, Russia is under the spotlight yet again for another cyberattack.

Cyber attack hits Winter Olympics’ servers during opening night

On Sunday, Winter Olympics’ officials confirmed that their servers were hit by a cyber attack during the opening ceremony on Friday at Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Over 4,000 UK, US and Australia government sites infected by global crypto-mining malware

A malicious version of the widely used tool Browsealoud managed to infect more than 4,000 websites to mine digital currency, Monero for over four hours.

CSO Alert: Budget 2018: Cryptocurrency not a legal tender

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2018 will be the year of synchronised security: Sunil Sharma, Sophos

Synchronized security is the right ammo for businesses of all sizes, especially in this highly digitized world says Sunil Sharma, MD, Sophos India.

Smart and AMRUT cities: IoT and security take center stage

As digitally connected infrastructure becomes ubiquitous, IT implementations have to ensure better data security.

Ashish Thapar: With data breach, prevention is worth a pound of cure

Unless you make resiliency a priority, your data and reputation will remain at risk in digitization world, says Ashish Thapar of Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Regulatory regime for BFSI: How information security will play a critical role

Regulatory agencies like RBI and IRDAI are taking steps to secure BFSI companies from cyber threats.

Security in the era of cloud and IoT: The CISO’s job gets tougher

CISOs will face new challenges as enterprises transition to cloud and adopt IoT. Here’s what they can expect to manage in the new year.
The era of cloud and IoT has heightened the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in enterprises. Increasing sophisticated threats complicated by the lack of a skilled security workforce add to the challenges

Security budgets of Indian organizations: Where is it heading?

The perpetual catch up game between hackers and CISOs is resulting in a steadily rising cybersecurity budget. We take a look at what’s driving this trend and assess the security roadmap in 2018.