Blockchain, HealthCombix, NuCypher, privacy issues, data theft, decentralized healthcare

Blockchain based HealthCombix partners NuCypher to work on healthcare privacy issues

A healthcare blockchain platform, HealthCombix said that it has partnered with San Francisco based NuCypher to explore distributed security technology integrations to solve privacy, consent, and identity challenges in healthcare around the globe.
2018 Midterm Elections, Dispel, Election Cyber Defense System, Cybersecurity, Election

Ahead of 2018 midterm elections, Dispel launches Election Cyber Defense System to protect election from cyberattack

Dispel has launched a new solution called Election Cyber Defense System (ECDS) aimed to protect critical election IT infrastructure from foreign and domestic cyberattack ahead of 2018 midterm election in USA
Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Policy, Clutch, Steve Scott-Douglas, Technology

Half of entry level employees don’t know if their companies have cybersecurity policy: Clutch

As many as 46 percent of entry-level employees don't know if their company has a cybersecurity policy in place, said a report
CRM trends, Limesh Parekh, Cybersecurity, Technology, CRM

Cybersecurity of CRM in the age of Cloud Computing

With CRM becoming an essential business practice, the days when vital customer and company data was stocked up securely in a cabinet under lock and key is gone.
North Korean, Cybersecurity, Adobe Flash Zero-Day, FireEye

North Korean group behind Adobe Flash Zero-Day vulnerability: FireEye

FireEye said that North Korean group seems to behind Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability which was highlighted by KISA (KrCERT) on January 31 and confirmed by Adobe on February 1.
Symantec, Sophos, Forcepoint, Budget 2018, Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrency, Digital Assets, Digital India

Symantec, Sophos, Forcepoint ask Modi govt to invest more in cybersecurity to secure India’s digital assets

Cybersecurity firms such as Symantec, Sophos and Forcepoint have asked the government to adequately focus on cybersecurity to secure country’s digital assets.
Sophos, advanced deep learning, Intercept X, Technology, Cybersecurity, ransomware

Sophos brings advanced deep learning to its Intercept X

Cybersecurity firm Sophos announced the availability of Intercept X with malware detection powered by advanced deep learning neural networks.
EY Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018, GDPR, Technology, Data Privay, Data Security, Cybersecurity

60% of Indian corporates are still not familiar with GDPR: EY Report

Indian respondents showed limited understanding and readiness toward GDPR compliance; 60% are unfamiliar with the regulation, only 13% have a plan and less than 30% are not using FDA techniques to support GDPR compliance, says EY’s Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018.
F-Secure, IoT, Internet of Things, Data Privacy, Data Security, Cybersecurity, Cyberattack, Botnet

Secure IoT now or risk a dystopian future, cybersecurity experts warn

In its current form, the IoT represents a considerable threat to consumers due to inadequate regulations regarding security and privacy, say experts
Ransomware, Cybersecurity, Privacy Day 2018, Technology, Rebecca Herold

Ransomware suppliers make over $100,000 annually from crimeware as a service (CaaS) software

Ransomware suppliers are making annual incomes of over $100,000 selling crimeware as a service (CaaS) software. Those purchasing it are making that much and more themselves.
Data Privacy Day 2018, online privacy, protect your online privacy, Data, Data Security, Data Privacy, GDPR, Cybersecurity, Hacker, Data Breach

Data Privacy Day 2018: Top 5 tips to protect your online privacy, security

Data Privacy 2018: The exploitation of data is happening at a massive scale. So, like never before in the history, the data privacy is more relevant and important today
Verisign, DdoS, Cybersecurity, DDoS Attacks

DDoS Attacks decreases in Q3 2017: Verisign

When comparing Q3 2017 to Q2 2017, Verisign saw a 17 percent decrease in the number of attacks, and a 70 percent decrease in the peak size of the average attack
BYOD, BYOA, Fortinet, Cybersecurity, Rajesh Maurya, Shadow IT, Application Security

BYOD, BYOA exposing corporate networks to complex cybersecurity issues: Fortinet

Fortinet warned that the significant rise of BYOD and usage among today’s mobile workforce across APAC are exposing corporate networks to more complex cybersecurity issues
Facebook, Cybersecurity, Google Play Store, Dark Caracal, GhostTeam

Malicious Facebook password stealing apps found on Google Play Store

Hackers did not use any advanced ways to hack into victim’s system. Instead, the hackers used basic social engineering techniques that include sending posts on Facebook groups and WhatsApp messages
Paytm Payments Bank, Nitin Chauhan, Chief Information Security Officer, CISO, Technology, Cybersecurity

Paytm Payments Bank appoints Nitin Chauhan as CISO

In his current role at , Nitin will be in charge of Information Security, setting up and enhancing the firm’s enterprise security strategies, infrastructure and network design.
Barracuda, Amazon Web Services Security Competency, AWS, Cybersecurity, Technology

Barracuda NextGen Firewall achieves AWS security competency status

Barracuda is one of the first security vendors to achieve AWS Competency Partner Status with Multiple Security Solutions
Cybersecurity, Aadhaar App, Aadhaar card, Aadhaar Leak, UIDAI, Technology, Aadhaar mobile app, Aadhaar security

Security flaw in mAadhaar app can allow hackers to steal your Aadhaar data: Security researcher

A Security researcher alias Elliot Alderson has tweeted a serious security vulnerability in UIDAI’s mAadhaar app for Android devices. According to the researcher, the app is saving user sensitive data including the biometric data in a password protected local database which put Aadhaar data at risk.
Vodafone, Trend Micro, End Point Security, Cybersecurity, Technology, SMB

Vodafone partners Trend Micro to launch cybersecurity solutions for businesses

Vodafone has announced its partnership with Trend Micro to launch Vodafone Super Shield, an end point security suite for businesses.