Indian hackers recently defaced more than 200 Pakistani websites, apparently in retaliation for a suicide bomber, allegedly from Pakistan, killing 40 Indian soldiers on Feb. 14. Now the Indian hacking community must work with the government to prepare for a possible retaliatory cyberattack from Pakistan.
As the use of artificial intelligence tools and robotics continues to grow, it's crucial for organizations to assess the potential security risks posed, says attorney Stephen Wu, who reviews key issues in an interview.
Security practitioners should strive to offer their organizations "frictionless" security that's truly a business enabler, says Sridhar Govardhan, newly appointed CISO of Wipro Ltd., a Bengaluru-based company offering information technology, consulting and business process services.
For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
Around the world, many CIOs at various levels of governments expect an increase in cybersecurity spending in 2019, according to new research from Gartner. Alia Mendonsa, co-author of the report, analyzes the results of a global survey.
Although machine learning and artificial intelligence help in an incident response plan, companies must avoid excessive dependence on them, says Venkata Satish Guttula, director of security at Rediff.com.
The data being used to drive effective anti-fraud efforts can be rich in context and useful for other activities. Jim Apger of Splunk describes emerging fraud schemes and solutions, highlighting the role of machine learning.
The easy availability of tools for designing face-swapping deep-fake videos drove Symantec security researchers Vijay Thaware and Niranjan Agnihotri to design a tool for spotting deep fakes, which they described in a briefing at the Black Hat Europe 2018 conference in London.
ISMG's Security Summit in Mumbai on Nov. 29 will offer insights from CISOs and other experts on hot topics, including setting the boardroom security agenda, using cyber threat intelligence, preventing fraud through the use of blockchain, securing digital payments and preparing for a breach notification law.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning get all the marketing buzz, but First Data's Jaclyn Blumenfeld cites examples of use cases where these emerging technologies are actually transforming security and fraud management.
While unsupervised machine learning techniques get away from the data labeling and classification that most supervised systems require, they are dependent on the quality and variety of the data provided, says Gartner's Jonathan Care.
Identity and access management is not about compliance anymore - It's really about security, says Gartner's Felix Gaehtgens. With cloud, virtualization, DevOps and other IT trends, IAM has evolved from being a one-off project to an ongoing initiative.