Security

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

DigitalTrack acquires Encrust to become national SI

Muneer Ahamed will lead the merged entity, and Encrust’s co-founders Shahjahan and Vijay will be directors for DigitalTrack Solutions West. 

How smart hospitals are dealing with cybersecurity

The healthcare industry is using technology to digitilise the sector and make 'smart hospitals'. But how is it confronting the threat of cyber risks? Here we examine how smart hospitals are working and cybersecurity in healthcare.

The fix for IT supply chain attacks

Bloomberg's China spy chip story underscores weaknesses in computer supply chain security. The solution needs to be global.

Cisco raises "grave concerns" over Australian Assistance and Access Bill

Cisco has raised "grave concerns" over the Assistance and Access Bill stating it is essential that "we avoid the false dilemma of trade-offs" between privacy and security.

APAC tops the list of cybersecurity incidents

According to the latest report released by Gemalto, the Asia Pacific region witnessed the highest number of compromised records and security events during the first half of 2018

31 percent of Indian organisations expect to be victims of cyber-attacks: Survey

With the rise in cybercrime in India, we need to collaborate to stay protected from cyberthreats and increase our resilience over a period of time. 

4.5 billion data records breached in first half of 2018: Study

Compared to the same period in 2017, the number of lost, stolen or compromised records increased by a staggering 133 percent.

ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade goes off without a glitch

The KSK rollover involved generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, according to ICANN. Such resolvers run software that converts typical addresses like networkworld.com into IP network addresses.

Ajay Gupta appointed country director at Netskope India

Forcepoint’s former sales director Ajay Gupta will lead India business at Netskope.

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

Cybersecurity risks are now a key part of the ERM process. Here’s how infosec professionals should talk about cybersecurity risk and assess its impact.