Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a “Cybersecurity Tech Accord” to defend people from malicious attacks by cybercriminals and nation-states.
Cybersecurity firm Gemalto said that as many as 3.24 million records were stolen, lost or exposed in India in 2017, this is 783% increase from 2016.
Cybersecurity is biggest barrier to fintech and banking sector partnerships in Asia Pacific: Fortinet
Cybersecurity firm Fortinet has asked established financial institutions and their fintech partners to jointly address critical cybersecurity needs in order to forge successful collaborations.
As many as 87 million users including half-a-million in India may had their data improperly collected and used by UK-based data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, said Facebook. This is 37 million more than the previous estimates by New York Times and The Guardian.
Verint FaceDetect is powered by computer-based, multi-layered algorithms designed to operate in challenging security scenarios, said company.
Cyber Security researchers have discovered a new strain of Chinese Android Trojan that is customised to steal chats, shared videos, pictures and audio files.
Playboy said that the recent news about Facebook's alleged mismanagement of users' data had solidified its decision to suspend its activity on the platform.
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.
A Memcached amplified attack makes use of legitimate third party Memcached servers to send spoofed attack traffic to a targeted victim.