Wednesday, December 8, 2021


Ranjan Revandkar

Sun Pharma information security head Ranjan Revandkar joins HDB Financial Services as CISO

Ranjan will now be responsible for the  HDB Financial Services cybersecurity and risk management sectors.
Ambarish Singh, CISO, Godrej & Boyce

Cyber security expert Ambarish Singh joins Godrej & Boyce as CISO

Singh was earlier associated with Flipkart for more than five years where he served as Senior Manager-Information Security
Agnidipta Sarkar, CISO, Biocon

Top cybersecurity expert Agnidipta Sarkar joins Biocon as Group CISO

In this new role, Sarkar will be leading the cybersecurity and risk management domains at the biopharmaceutical company
Cybersecurity (Representative Image)

Why cybersecurity threats have increased during Covid-19 pandemic

Cybersecurity industry has never had more significant task to carry out than guarding strategic associations and businesses from digital assaults during the coronavirus pandemic
Ransomware is a type of malware from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. (Photo: Agency)

Expert Explained: What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malware from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid
Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC at Fortinet

Need to bolster banking apps security on mobile devices: Fortinet’s Rajesh Maurya

Exploits targeting banking apps on mobile devices, are a significant part of the growing threat trend that must be addressed, says Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC at Fortinet
Cybersecurity (Photo: File)

Attackers are outpacing CISOs, says Forbes Insights

Forbes Insights survey indicates that CISOs are shifting priorities and security strategies to manage increasingly advanced threats with limited resources
Surendra Singh, Country Director, Forcepoint

Forcepoint launches converged security platform for enterprise, govt CISOs

Cyhersecurity firm Forcepoint has launched a new converged security platform which it says will help both enterprise and government organisations in mitigating security challenges
Tejas Sheth, Cloud Security Architect, Trend Micro

CISOs and solution architects must build threat modelling in evolving cloud applications: Here’s why

“What is my security responsibility in the cloud when I am using IaaS, PaaS and/or Serverless application?” This is one of the most common questions we get asked by companies that are considering moving to the cloud and/or modernize their application with micro service architecture. This is because, today the application uses multiple services from single/multiple cloud service provider and each service in cloud has different shared security responsibility. Shared security responsibility in the cloud environment change based on application architecture and type of cloud services it integrates to. Generally speaking, the cloud service provider, such as AWS or Azure, takes care of the infrastructure and security of the cloud. The customer, on the other hand, is responsible for securing everything in the cloud. This shared responsibility model gives businesses the ownership and control of their data, applications, and operating system, just like in the on-premise environment. But not all cloud services provide same type of controls on operating system platform. It means that companies that are using PaaS, and containerized application have different security responsibility than companies using pure IaaS and/or Serverless applications. The companies may find themselves confronted by different security challenges as they move through different stages of cloud...

Paytm Payments Bank appoints Nitin Chauhan as CISO

In his current role at Paytm Payments Bank, Nitin will be in charge of Information Security, setting up and enhancing the firm’s enterprise security strategies, infrastructure and network design.
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