Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kicked off the Digital India Week with the launch of the DigiLocker data storage initiative for citizens. What are preliminary reactions from the security community?
The Data Security Council of India has confirmed the appointment of Nandkumar Saravade as its new Chief Executive Officer. What is Saravade's immediate agenda, and how is this announcement being received?
India has yet to experience a data breach on the scale of Sony or Home Depot. But the market is growing, and so are breach risks, says Kroll's Reshmi Khurana. How must security leaders prepare their organizations?
The Big Data explosion will expand in volume, velocity and variety. Analytics are key to deriving insights from this data, particularly in cybersecurity and anti-fraud, says Dominic Ligot of Teradata Philippines.
India's burgeoning mobile penetration has led to a massive uptake in app usage. Frenetic development to meet demand has found security ignored. Dhananjay Rokde discusses how this ecosystem functions today.
Wipro has developed a fraud detection model for improved risk management using big data analytics. Can CISOs leverage it to reduce risk, enhance process efficiency and refine fraud detection algorithms?
The lead cybersecurity official for Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency dismisses charges that the U.K. conducts mass surveillance. But critics question the government's introduction of the Investigatory Powers Bill.
NASSCOM and DSCI have launched a cybersecurity task force to help develop India as a global R&D hub. Experts question whether the sponsoring organizations have set the right agenda for this new entity.
In assessing risk, computer security has three characteristics: confidentiality, integrity and availability. But not all of those traits help systems designers assess privacy risks. So NIST is developing a privacy risk management framework.
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.
Breached dating website FriendFinder allegedly missed email warnings from security researchers that its site had been breached and customers' data was being sold on a "darknet" site. What can other businesses learn from that apparent mistake?
Caffeine junkies are up in arms over reports that criminals have been targeting their Starbucks account balances. But the real story is poor password-picking practices by consumers, and Starbucks' lack of multi-factor authentication.