American sports gear maker Under Armour has accepted that as many as 150 million MyFitnessPal users account is affected with data breach which is believed to have happened in February 2018.
Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro said that its Cloud App Security detected and blocked 3.4 million high-risk email threats in 2017. It also managed to detect over 50,000 ransomware and 3,000 BEC threats in the last three quarters of 2017.
Verisign observed a 25 percent decrease in the number of DDoS attacks in Q4 2017 compared to Q3 2017 and an 850 percent increase in the average of attack peak sizes.
Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy: Lack of data protection laws, privacy rules in India, makes privacy a farce
India has many compliances that companies follow for data protection and privacy issues, but, the adoption is not yet reached the stage where one can confidently say that citizens are protected in case of any privacy issues.
Facebook Cambridge Analytica Controversy is a warning for India’s relatively weak data security framework
The Facebook Cambridge Analytica controversy should be seen as a warning for the country’s relatively weak data security framework, and strict protection and privacy laws need to be put in place having minimum loopholes.
Facebook Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Article 72A of Information Technology Act not enough to protect user’s data
As per section 72A, securing access and providing ‘any material containing personal information about an-other person’ without consent of that person, or in breach of contract of a service is punishable with imprisonment or fine, or both.
Limelight Networks has launched a new Advanced Bot Manager option for its Limelight Web Application Firewall solution for protecting digital content
Fortinet has added eleven information technology providers to its Fabric-Ready Partner Program. These new partners further extend the Fortinet Security Fabric across cloud, virtual, and software-defined environments.
According to Gartner forecasts, the worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion.
According to cybersecurity firm Sophos recent report, healthcare sector was most impacted by ransomware attack across globe and same of the case with India.