MeitY is requiring every government department in India to appoint a senior staff member as CISO. But some security experts question whether there are enough qualified security experts in all government departments to fill the new CISO positions and suggest departments consider hiring outside experts.
Target has reached a record settlement agreement with 47 states' attorneys general over its 2013 data breach. The breach resulted in hackers compromising 41 million customers' payment card details and contact details for more than 60 million customers being exposed.
In a rare acknowledgment of a data breach by an Indian company, online restaurant guide and food ordering service Zomata says 17 million users' email addresses and hashed passwords were stolen from its database. The company was hacked by a white-hat hacker back in 2015.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is taking steps to have more cloud service providers serve the government. But are the security requirements too tough for smaller players to achieve?
Criminals have long aimed to separate people from their possessions. So for anyone who follows ransomware, the WannaCry outbreak won't come as a shock. Nor will longstanding advice for surviving ransomware shakedowns: Prepare, or prepare to pay.
A focus on breach prevention and protecting the perimeter is outdated, so organizations need to shift to a focus on resiliency, says security thought leader Vishak Raman, former senior regional director for India and SAARC at FireEye.
Police are investigating an anonymous email threat against Indian IT company Wipro as a potential "act of terror." On May 5, the company received an anonymous email threatening a massive attack with the poison Ricin on all its offices in Bangalore if it didn't pay a bitcoin ransom.
Who in the world could have attempted to mess with this past weekend's presidential election in France via a well-timed dump of campaign documents and communications from the campaign of Emmanuel Macron? Security experts say all evidence points to the usual suspect: Russian hackers.
The latest draft version of the Trump administration's cybersecurity executive order is similar to the previous version and lays out a plan to secure U.S. federal government and critical infrastructure IT that could have come out of the Obama White House.
With an aim to safeguard capital markets from cyberattacks, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has set up a committee on cybersecurity to provide guidance. But some security practitioners stress that the panel will prove effective only if its recommendations are actually carried out.
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To help ensure that data is properly protected, the Ministry of Electronics and information Technology has mandated that all cloud service providers that handle government data store it on servers in India and not in other countries.
The complexity of information technology and the constantly evolving threat landscape makes implementing appropriate controls and processes to secure information assets a major challenge for most enterprises in and out of government. The number of vulnerabilities organizations face is mindboggling: the National...
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