Cybersecurity is the top priority of the new "Digital India" initiative. B J Srinath, who just took over as the director general of CERT-IN, says his agenda is to create a cybersecure ecosystem for all the key stakeholders.
The hack of "cheating" dating site AshleyMadison.com is a reminder that no website or personal information can be guaranteed to remain secure against determined attackers. So businesses and consumers must plan accordingly. Here are six takeaways from the incident.
The risks of e-commerce breaches are top-of-mind again with the news of a possible compromise of PNI Digital Media, which manages and hosts online photo services for numerous big-name retailers. How can the risks be mitigated?
British police have re-arrested Lauri Love, who's been charged with 2012 and 2013 hack attacks against U.S. government computers, including systems operated by the Federal Reserve, U.S. Army and NASA. But Love plans to fight extradition.
Antrix becomes the latest in a long line of government agencies that have been hacked or defaced. What lessons can be learned from this incident, and how must agencies improve their cybersecurity posture?
An international police operation has resulted in charges being filed against dozens of suspected cybercriminals, as well as the shuttering of the infamous hacking forum Darkode. But will the operation take a serious bite out of cybercrime?
Security researchers reported a zero-day bug to Microsoft - which has patched the flaw - after reverse-engineering details were contained in a bug hunter's sales pitch to hacked surveillance software vendor Hacking Team.
As India goes through digital transformation under PM Modi's initiative, it will create an increasingly large attack surface for cyber criminals. Security leaders discuss best practices to combat emerging threats.
After the OPM breach, the U.S. and China recently agreed to hammer out a cyber "code of conduct." But John Pescatore, a director at the SANS Institute, argues that governments would be better served by first jointly combating cybercrime.
Shed a tear for enthusiasts of aging Microsoft Windows operating systems. That's because Microsoft has now retired Windows Server 2003 support, as well as anti-virus scanner and signature updates for Windows XP. But breaking up can be hard to do.
As part of the Digital India initiative, NIELT has taken up capacity building and skilling of 12,050 security professionals. But security leaders say a systematic approach to address the skills shortage is lacking.
With Microsoft ceasing support for Windows Server 2003, security experts are warning organizations to quickly migrate to a new operating system and, in the meantime, lock down any servers that continue to use the aging operating system.
In-the-wild attacks have been found targeting at least one of two new zero-day Flash flaws leaked by Hacking Team's hacker. Separately, cyber-espionage APT attackers have been targeting a new Java flaw.
A day after the Office of Personnel Management confirmed that security breaches exposed to hackers the personal information of more than 22 million individuals, Katherine Archuleta has resigned as director of the agency.