Home Minister Rajnath Singh says India is increasingly susceptible to international cyberattacks, and new barriers must be created. He also asks cybersecurity experts to be alert to online radicalization.
As more banks and government agencies stop providing free BlackBerries to employees, the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to reboot with the launch of its first Android smartphone, dubbed Priv for privacy.
Someone green-light this drama: Sony, after suffering a massive data breach that led to the leak of personal information and embarrassing corporate emails, has agreed to a data-breach settlement worth up to $8 million.
Apple has removed hundreds of apps from its App Store for violating its user-tracking guidelines. Chinese mobile advertising firm Youmi has issued "sincere apologies" for the tracking behavior and promised to compensate affected developers.
Cyber-insurance holds promise for enterprises looking to suitably cover risk in an unpredictable, and rapidly evolving information security landscape. Dinesh Bareja shares his thoughts on setting the groundwork.
In addition to having a dedicated individual or team responsible for privacy matters, organizations must ensure their information security and IT staffs are knowledgeable about data privacy issues, says Trevor Hughes, CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
The cyber expert panel formed by the ministry of Home Affairs late last year came up with its plan to tackle cybercrime in India. Security experts recommend that the ministry focus on state-level skill development.
As the Indian economy pushes closer to realizing the promise of initiatives such as Digital India, the momentum is causing a strategic paradigm shift in the approach to cybersecurity. DSCI's Vinayak Godse shares observations.
Security experts say digital transformation demands that enterprise leaders look beyond compliance to understand business needs. This drives the need for a managed services model to understand and map enterprise risks.
Mobile computing remains a challenge for many enterprises - with an unprecedented explosion of devices and applications. Understanding diversity, avoiding uncertainty and planning ahead are some suggestions from Gartner's John Girard.
KK Mookhey has been keyed into the field of Information Security in India for over the last 14 years. He shares his insights on the emerging trends in Indian security today and the major milestones which transformed the sector.