Revealing that industrial companies were not moving quickly to adopt cyber security measures to protect their data and operations, a study on Friday said 45 per cent of those surveyed lacked a reliable enterprise leader for cyber security. Software-industrial company Honeywell polled 130 strategic decision makers from industrial companies about their approach to the Industrial
The importance of cyber security is gradually being recognized by India, with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) now mandating all other ministries to earmark 10 percent of their IT budgets for security spending. The government wants to beef up its IT infrastructure in the the wake of recent security attacks such as Wannacry, Ransomware, and so on. The Ministry also plans to set up ten more Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) labs that provide quality assurance services in IT and electronics, ET reported.
Aiming to help create startups and build successful technology careers, Cisco will train 250,000 students in the country over a period of time, a top executive from the global networking giant said.
Cisco India on Wednesday inaugurated its Cyber Range Lab here that aims to train security staff to build the skills necessary to combat new-age threats. As the demand for cyber security experts grows manifold than any other IT job, cyber security workforce has become a priority for many organizations.
India is working with 15 countries for information exchange on cybercrimes and bilateral cooperation on tackling it, Lok Sabha was informed today.
Cyber security awareness platform Cyware Labs and the Telangana government on Thursday announced they would make the government employees "cyber-aware" to report suspicious cybersecurity incidents. Cyware Labs will deploy its cyber situational awareness and incident reporting solution 'Cyware Enterprise System' (CES) to educate the employees of the Telangana government about cyber-related issues.
At a time when cyber attacks are increasing by day, the government through its Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in) on Tuesday launched "Cyber Swachhta Kendra" -- a new desktop and mobile security solution for a secure cyber space in the country. The new solution will notify, enable cleaning and secure systems of end-users to prevent further infections.
Digital security giant Gemalto on Monday launched two new solutions that provide fast speed, performance and security while encrypting data on Cloud, enterprise applications and high-speed corporate networks. The new solutions are "SafeNet Luna HSM 7" and "SafeNet High Speed Encryptors".
Data breaches are becoming more pervasive and damaging and are now affecting every department within an organization -- leaving a lingering, if not lasting, imprint on an enterprise, a new report said on Tuesday. The report by the US wireless communications service provider Verizon found that humans were still at fault in data breaches and cybersecurity incidents, fulfilling the roles of threat actors, targeted victims and incident response stakeholders.
At a time when cyber threats are on the rise for banks for increasing cashless transactions and effects of demonetization, insurers see rise in demand for cyber insurance and cyber liability insurance, in particular. This is despite the fact that the industry base for cyber insurance is currently as low as Rs 60 crore.
Over 50,300 cybersecurity incidents like phishing, website intrusions and defacements, virus and denial of service attacks were observed in the country during 2016, Parliament was informed today.
At a time when governments the world over are struggling to tackle cyber attacks and data breach, technology giant Microsoft India on Friday launched a full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Centre (CSEC) in India. After a successful year-long pilot , the centre is India's first and Microsoft's seventh Cybersecurity Centre globally, opened at a juncture when over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be 'tainted' following a suspected security breach in the country. "We believe security of critical information is imperative for our corporate customers, just as it is vital to ensure security and privacy of citizen data and transactions. Our first investment towards this was setting up our local data centers in India and the Cybersecurity Engagement Center is the second," Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India, said.
By now, we all know what a huge deal Heartbleed is. The massive vulnerability in OpenSSL protocol impacted 66% of all sites on the Internet at the time of its discovery, and now companies are scrambling to fix the issue.