The Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed the Intelligence Bureau to create a cybersecurity architecture and a specialised wing to augment infrastructure. This must be immediate, practical and real, experts say.
With large swatches of rural India preparing to go online, new Internet users, who are using devices other than PCs, need to be educated about the risks, says cybersecurity analyst Jiten Jain, CEO of the InfoSec Consortium.
A new breach reported by Heartland Payment Systems won't get much attention. But this incident could be more damaging to the undisclosed number of consumers affected than was Heartland's 2008 payment card breach.
Prosecutors love to tell judges that sentences for hackers and cybercriminals must be strong enough to deter future such crimes. But as the case of Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht shows, they've failed to make the case for deterrence.
Mobile app-based ecommerce is surging forward in India's smartphone-saturated market. After Meru Cabs' data exposure earlier in May, security experts analyze legal liability, secure development & incident response.
The Abu Dhabi government is investing in the healthcare industry and encouraging cloud and virtualization technologies for better productivity. George Yacoub of SEHA sees immense security challenges ahead.
Oman is dealing with the challenge of increasing cyber incidents and a rise in cybercrime and so on. How does Oman's CERT address this surge? OCERT's head, Al Salehi, shares his 2015 cybersecurity agenda.
Is there a governance structure that can protect your network and customer data against future attacks? Oman Insurance's Bhatia discusses how security and business alignment is critical to data security.
What will it take for the security leaders of 2020 to be the true guardians of their enterprises? Daniel Lohrmann shares insight in a keynote address from the Gulf Information Security conference in Dubai.
Are you heading to RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco? If so, be sure to connect with Information Security Media Group. We'll be out in full force on the Expo floor, as well as running a number of must-attend sessions and events.
High-profile security breaches globally have had a cascading effect on Indian organizations. Intel Security's Chris Young discusses how Indian security practitioners must shift to a resilient security model.