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  • BlackBerry takes a knock as cybersecurity revenue drop clouds automotive demand Sep 28, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    BlackBerry takes a knock as cybersecurity revenue drop clouds automotive demand

    The company has also been facing tough competition from Microsoft Corp, Citrix Systems and International Business Machines in the security software segment, with revenue in the unit falling 7.5% to $111 million from a year ago.

  • QUAD nations to assist each other in taking action against malicious cyber activities Sep 24, 2022 08:06 AM IST

    QUAD nations to assist each other in taking action against malicious cyber activities

    States were urged to take reasonable measures to address ransomware operations coming from within their borders in a joint statement released after a meeting between US Secretary of State Tony Blinken, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session

  • ProtonVPN removes India servers protesting CERT-In's cybersecurity directions Sep 22, 2022 03:59 PM IST

    ProtonVPN removes India servers protesting CERT-In's cybersecurity directions

    This is the latest virtual private network (VPN) service provider to remove its servers from India after Netherlands-based Surfshark, Express VPN and Panama-based NordVPN.

  • Satya Nadella reveals how cybersecurity defended Ukraine from Russian attacks Sep 12, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    Satya Nadella reveals how cybersecurity defended Ukraine from Russian attacks

    Satya Nadella said that Microsoft was able to work with the Ukrainian government to "evacuate" critical information into their cloud and protect them.

  • Startups to help NIC in securing its 10,000 websites, apps, portals and APIs Sep 08, 2022 05:06 PM IST

    Startups to help NIC in securing its 10,000 websites, apps, portals and APIs

    While reasoning the need for such security audits, the NIC said that there are possibilities of cyber attack on these websites and applications because of "flaws in the design, development and deployment of application software

  • Lok Sabha MP wants Parliamentary Committee on Finance to schedule hearing on cybersecurity of online platforms Aug 11, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Lok Sabha MP wants Parliamentary Committee on Finance to schedule hearing on cybersecurity of online platforms

    Lok Sabha Manish Tewari said this in context to the recent cybersecurity breach at Policybazaar which a cybersecurity company claimed affected over 50 million customers including defence personnel

  • Deloitte India announces partnership with Palo Alto Networks to combat cyberattacks Jul 29, 2022 05:44 PM IST

    Deloitte India announces partnership with Palo Alto Networks to combat cyberattacks

    The two companies have joined forces to create a cyber incident response team

  • Average cost of data breach in FY 2022 was Rs 17.60 crore: IBM Jul 27, 2022 05:23 PM IST

    Average cost of data breach in FY 2022 was Rs 17.60 crore: IBM

    The increased number of data breaches is leading to creation of 'cyber tax' by companies, where businesses can pass these costs on to the customer, says IBM's Viswanath Ramaswamy.

  • Why are cyber security incidents rising in India? Jul 21, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    Why are cyber security incidents rising in India?

  • China fines Didi Global $1.2 billion for violating data security laws Jul 21, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    China fines Didi Global $1.2 billion for violating data security laws

    The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) started its inquiry shortly after the company listed on June 30, 2021.

  • Flight booking platform Cleartrip suffers customer data breach Jul 18, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Flight booking platform Cleartrip suffers customer data breach

    In an email to customers, Cleartrip said that there was "security anomaly that entailed illegal and unauthorised access to a part of Cleartrip’s internal systems"

  • A face search engine anyone can use is alarmingly accurate May 30, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    A face search engine anyone can use is alarmingly accurate

    PimEyes users are supposed to search only for their own faces or for the faces of people who have consented, owner Giorgi Gobronidze said. But added he was relying on people to act “ethically,” offering little protection against the technology’s erosion of the long-held ability to stay anonymous in a crowd

  • Rajeev Chandrasekhar fires salvo at VPNs: Follow the rules or leave India May 18, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    Rajeev Chandrasekhar fires salvo at VPNs: Follow the rules or leave India

    Chandrasekhar's comments come in response to a few VPN service providers who had criticised the April 28 CERT-In directions

  • Your phone will soon be your password; Microsoft, Google and Apple join hands to create a new authentication standard May 08, 2022 01:36 PM IST

    Your phone will soon be your password; Microsoft, Google and Apple join hands to create a new authentication standard

    Microsoft, Google and Apple want phone-based authentication to become the norm and have extended support to the FIDO Alliance, an open-source industry association standard for online authentication

  • 5 issues with the recent Cert-In directions and what they mean May 03, 2022 09:05 AM IST

    5 issues with the recent Cert-In directions and what they mean

    Experts worry the compliance requirements could be financially burdensome for companies; privacy issues too could become an issue

  • Cybersecurity a crucial component of blockchain ecosystem: CEO of QuillAudits May 02, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    Cybersecurity a crucial component of blockchain ecosystem: CEO of QuillAudits

    Three major use-cases for blockchain in cybersecurity are securing communication for IoT devices, verifying updates to prevent devices from malicious software, and in countering distributed denial-of-service attacks

  • Oil India's Duliajan HQ under cyberattack, perpetrators demand $7.5 million ransom Apr 13, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Oil India's Duliajan HQ under cyberattack, perpetrators demand $7.5 million ransom

    Oil India said that all systems have been shut down, and a probe is underway to resolve the issue.

  • London Police arrests 7 people in connection with Lapsus$ cyber-attacks Mar 25, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    London Police arrests 7 people in connection with Lapsus$ cyber-attacks

    London Police has released the seven people after questioning and said that it is still conducting its investigations.

  • Germany issues hacking warning for users of Russian anti-virus software Kaspersky Mar 15, 2022 09:24 PM IST

    Germany issues hacking warning for users of Russian anti-virus software Kaspersky

    The Russia-based cyber-security company could be coerced by Russian government agents to hack IT systems abroad or agents could clandestinely use its technology to launch cyberattacks without its knowledge, the BSI agency said.

  • Fake loans, KYC leakage: Fintech companies fight a big trust deficit Mar 11, 2022 08:35 AM IST

    Fake loans, KYC leakage: Fintech companies fight a big trust deficit

    Almost all strong digital lenders strike a balance between user experience and fraud checks to minimise losses and reputation risk.

  • Google to buy cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion Mar 08, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Google to buy cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion

    Google's offer of $23 per share is at a premium of about 53 percent to Mandiant's stock price before a report that said Microsoft Corp was eyeing a deal to buy the company.

  • Toyota suspends domestic factory operations after suspected cyber attack Feb 28, 2022 06:56 PM IST

    Toyota suspends domestic factory operations after suspected cyber attack

    The attack comes just after Japan joined Western allies in clamping down on Russia after it invaded Ukraine, although it was not clear if the attack was at all related.

  • Truecaller, CyberPeace Foundation team up for campaign on online safety Feb 21, 2022 07:44 PM IST

    Truecaller, CyberPeace Foundation team up for campaign on online safety

    The joint initiative aims to create awareness and train people to tackle cyber frauds, to facilitate a safer communication experience, according to a statement.

  • Explained | Apple's Digital Legacy program: What is it and how to set it up Jan 24, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    Explained | Apple's Digital Legacy program: What is it and how to set it up

    The program allows you to add up to five Legacy contacts, that will be able to access your iCloud data, in the event of your passing.

  • Exclusive | No Siri, Alexa, Smart Devices in Secret Meetings: Intel Note to Govt Officials on Tech Threats Jan 21, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    Exclusive | No Siri, Alexa, Smart Devices in Secret Meetings: Intel Note to Govt Officials on Tech Threats

    Listing "urgent steps" to plug leaks, the new communication has asked all government officials not to use WhatsApp, Telegram, etc, to share confidential information, and has also given instructions on videoconferencing and for officials working from home.

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