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Six cybersecurity weaknesses that competitors can use to undermine your business

Unauthenticated protocols, outdated hardware, weak user authentication, weak file integrity checks, vulnerable windows operating systems, undocumented third-party relationships may help your adversaries undermine your industrial operations, says FireEye.
Networking major cyber range will immerse people in simulated real-world cyber-attacks to train them on how to properly prepare for, respond to, and manage a broad variety of threats. “This experience can be leveraged by companies, academicians, customers and government and their security teams,” said Cisco. (Photo/Cisco)

Cisco launches Cyber Range Lab in India, to provide technical training on cybersecurity

The Cyber Range Lab will provide technical training to improve skill sets in addition to testing facilities, analytics, intelligence and technology know-how.
"Cyber-criminals will always devise a way to overcome the latest security solutions, users should avoid relying on any single approach to security,” said Nilesh Jain, Country Manager (India and SAARC), Trend Micro.

Multi-layered cybersecurity is the way to fight Cerber threats: Trend Micro

The Cerber family of ransomware has adopted a new technique to make itself harder to detect, using a new loader that is designed to evade detection by machine learning solutions.

New malware StoneDrill discovered which destroys everything on the infected computer

So far, at least two targets of the StoneDrill wiper have been identified, one based in the Middle East and the other in Europe
SBI being the largest and biggest public sector Bank in India is placing huge emphasis on embracing technology, with investment priorities around Digitization, Cloud and Mobility, and the integration of security tools is a top priority for SBI. (Photo/SBI)

Trend Micro to deploy end point security solutions across 26,000 branches of SBI

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro said that it has deployed endpoint and server security solutions across more than 26000 branches of State Bank of India (SBI) in and outside India and over 275,000 endpoints
Computers and servers in these virtual dating agencies filter the millions of people in their databases to find you your closest match. You’re able to scroll through profiles of people near you on your smartphone and send them a flirty text copied from a Google search you just did, bypassing the effort and anxiety of thinking of what you would like to say to your match.

Be careful on this Valentine’s Day! Don’t date a scammer online?

Now, with online dating websites and apps, it has become so easy to find a partner or in this case, a match – even from a different country if you wish. You can judge if you like the person by looking at their picture and also read their profile details to see if they’re “your type”.
The US-based company is already working with Goa government for educating students on being safe on Internet. (Photo/Pixabay)

Google pushes for adding Internet safety to curriculum in India

Technology giant Google is in discussions with 4-5 states across the country for including Internet safety as part of the curriculum for schools. The US-based company is already working with Goa government for educating students on being safe on Internet.

F5 launches a set of security products for ensuring application security

New solutions from F5 will give customers protection and intelligence required to keep applications and user data secure, says F5 Networks.
Global cybersecurity firms and industry experts said setting up of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the financial services sector is aligned to the need of the hour.

Kaspersky Lab, F-Secure, Forcepoint loud FM Arun Jaitley proposal to setup CERT-fin

Global cybersecurity firms and industry experts have praised Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposal to set up Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to strengthen cybersecurity of the financial sector and check cyber frauds.
Together with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, a resolution mechanism for financial firms will ensure comprehensiveness of the resolution system in the country, Jaitley said.

FM Arun Jaitley proposes to set up Computer Emergency Response Team to check cyber frauds

The CERT-Fin will work in close coordination with all financial sector regulators and other stakeholders to ensure cybersecurity.