Cybercrime is on the rise. To combat it, GTU is launching e-Raksha Research Centre - a public private partnership initiative. The spin-off is also aimed at growing the capacity of InfoSec professionals.
As cybercrime grows, Section 66A of India's IT Act is under scrutiny of the court, government and security leaders. Some experts say it requires amendments to ensure correct interpretation and implementation.
While there's anecdotal evidence that the NIST cybersecurity framework is proving helpful to businesses in their risk management efforts, there's not yet any measureable proof of its success at preventing damaging cyber-attacks.
Starting in April, Singapore plans to have a dedicated and centralized cybersecurity agency. But experts question whether the agency can take a holistic approach and effectively coordinate with industry.
The loss of thousands of paper records for those with coverage from health insurer Independence Blue Cross sends a strong reminder that all employees within organizations need to be trained on data security best practices.
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the presumptive chairman of the Senate committee with government IT security oversight, hasn't immersed himself heavily in cybersecurity issues during his 4-year Senate tenure.
In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
A settlement finalized this past week in a class action lawsuit filed in 1997 against Tenet Healthcare for a privacy breach involving thousands of patients' paper records offers important lessons for healthcare providers today.
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
An important lesson to learn from the massive JPMorgan Chase breach is that banks can't just focus on protecting card data and online banking accounts; they also must protect their customers' personally identifiable information.
Michael Daniel explains that among his biggest challenges as special assistant to the president is fully understanding the economics and psychology behind cybersecurity, topics that few people have mastered.