Three banks and a pharmaceutical company in India are reported to have been hacked by attackers who compromised IT administrators' computers using Lechiffre ransomware, demanding payment in bitcoins. How should CISOs defend against extortion?
Cybercriminals are in mourning after the shocking announcement from Oracle that it will deep-six its beloved Java Web browser plug-in technology, owing to browser makers failing to support "standards based" plug-ins.
Singapore plans to introduce a cybersecurity bill to protect its critical infrastructure from cyber threats and make investments in skills-building. Information security experts weigh in with their candid reactions to this emerging legislation.
Prime Minister Modi rolled out his "Start-Up India Action Plan" to encourage start-up entrepreneurs. Security leaders discuss its scope in boosting Indian cybersecurity start-ups and if there will be enough demand for their products
While other nations are drafting and even amending their digital privacy standards, India continues to debate: Is privacy a fundamental right? J. Sai Deepak of law firm Saikrishna & Associates discusses why India must make privacy a legislative issue.
The cyber insurance industry in Asia is heating up, with more organizations recognizing that cyber threat can in fact have crippling consequences. How will cyber insurance prove disruptive in 2016? Forcepoint's Carl Leonard shares insight
Given the rise in cyber threats, CERT-In's existing rules of empanelling IT Security auditing organizations may not comply with the new challenges. It's time to revisit these guidelines and add stringent qualifying factors for auditing.
What are the challenges when it comes to operationalizing threat intelligence feeds in the context of your business and environment? Organizations first must ensure they make best use of intelligence available internally. Arbor's Crane shares insight
Tracing bitcoin transactions, some security experts suspect multiple gangs have each amassed more than $1 billion, making them the equivalent of "unicorns" - a term venture capitalists apply to extremely successful startup firms. In case there was any doubt, cybercrime really does pay.
The Maharashtra government has appointed senior IPS officer and IT expert Brijesh Singh as Special IG-Cybercrime. Experts analyze expectations for the new head and discuss what should be his agenda for tackling cybercrime.
Common mistakes enterprises make while prescribing a security or information assurance policy may result in big security flaws. CISOs must define security policies that are practical and enforceable, evolved through consensus with the business.
As nations worldwide struggle with effective cyber legislation, Europe leads. Dr. Henning Wegener, chairman at World Federation Of Scientists' Permanent Monitoring Panel on InfoSec, speaks to what makes this possible.