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Modi govt to offer PhD scholarships in cybersecurity to Asia-Pacific candidates

Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that innovation in cybersecurity is a big focus under the government’s programme of supporting PhD scholars in digital technologies.
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ADD Technologies launches Relyeon GPS tracking devices for individual and asset safety

Based on GPS technology, these safety devices will help guardians, institute administrators, corporate managements, and the operations heads at banking organisations to have a track of the individuals and the assets
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Your WiFi connection is at risk of KRACK attack; Here’s why and how

A cybersecurity researcher has found an unprecedented security flaw called KRACK in WPA2 protocol that secures all modern WiFi networks
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Verizon Harsh Marwah to head enterprise business for Check Point in India

Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies has appointed Harsh Marwah as Country Manager for its India region
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Kaspersky software used by Russians to hack US govt; Is India safe?

The New York Times reported that Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers had found that Russian's agencies were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is used by 400 million people globally, including U.S. Government agencies to hack their system.
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FreeMilk phishing attack: How does it affect you

The malware FreeMilk is used by the hackers to infiltrate the computers using malicious codes and retrieve confidential information without even getting noticed
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Privacy on footpath: Apple helped Uber iOS app in live screen recording of users

Giving least respect to user’s privacy and security, global smartphone giant Apple iOS allowed Uber to record screen of the users who have installed Uber App on their smartphone, said security researchers
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BT forges partnership with Interpol to fight cybercrime

The partnership between BT and Interpol focus on a framework for threat information exchange focusing on data relating to criminal trends in cyberspace, emerging and known cyberthreats and malicious attacks
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Gemalto and Ledger bet on Blockchain for security of Cryptocurrency

Company informed that the joint Gemalto and Ledger solution consists of integration of Ledger's Blockchain Open Ledger Operating System (BOLOS) into Gemalto's SafeNet Hardware Security Module (HSM).
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Cybersecurity startup Indusface launches SaaS based hack prevention solution AppTrana

AppTrana which is based web application security product will offer instant and affordable fully managed hack protection for all size of business in India, said company
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Palo Alto Networks adds application protections for AWS solutions

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks announced that its Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) offering, Aperture security service, now provides application protections for several Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions
National Internet Exchange accepts breach in IRINN database but ruled out possible DDoS

NIXI accepts breach in IRINN database but ruled out possible DDoS attack

of India (NIXI) which manages India specific .in domain through Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers (IRINN) has accepted that hackers have been able to collect basic profile information of some affiliates but stressed that they can’t initiate DDoS attack
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Fortinet leads Unified Threat Management for Distributed Enterprise market: IDC

The 2017Q2 and historical report of IDC data reinforces Fortinet’s market leadership in branches and that Fortinet has shipped more security appliances than any other vendor
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F-Secure, University of Helsinki relaunch cyber security MOOC

Cyber Security Base with F-Secure, an online course series developed by the University of Helsinki and F-Secure, is back for another year
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Hacked data from India’s NIXI IRINN up for sale on darknet; cybersecurity expert warns of misuse

A cyber security company Seqrite, along with its partner seQtree on 29th September, discovered a possible breach at India’s National Internet Registry and notified it to the Indian government.

Accident Exchange banks on Hitachi Content Platform for GDPR compliance; Here’s how

Hitachi Vantara said it is improving the data strategy of motoring accident management company Accident Exchange through the use of Hitachi Content Platform (HCP)
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ForeScout partners CyberArk, to pitch joint solution for privileged accounts security

IoT security firm ForeScout Technologies and CyberArk have announced a new partnership and joint solution. The joint solution, available as the ForeScout Extended Module for CyberArk, provides deep enterprise security capabilities to improve visibility and insight into privileged accounts, said company
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Is Apple’s iPhone X FaceID secure, cybersecurity experts give mixed views

To make things more convenient and easy, Apple’s new iPhone X has removed the home screen button and has put up a face recognition technology to unlock the iPhone. The new biometric FaceID uses a 3D scan of the face as a password to unlock the device. Some of the experts say, Apple might be exposing its users to a serious security risk.