If the Chinese government hacked the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for espionage purposes, then the U.S. government's $133 million contract to provide ID theft monitoring services is a waste of money. Instead, the agency could have used the funds to safeguard its systems against future attacks.
Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
KK Mookhey has been keyed into the field of Information Security in India for over the last 14 years. He shares his insights on the emerging trends in Indian security today and the major milestones which transformed the sector.
Security leaders must embrace new approaches to digital business in managing and mitigating enterprise risk. This was the key theme of Gartner's Security and Risk Management Summit - the first of its kind for India.
Cybersecurity adviser Patricia Titus, a former CISO, says too many women are leaving the information security field for jobs with less pressure and more work schedule flexibility. So she urges organizations to offer more incentives to attract and retain women in the field.
Multiple programs to incubate security skills to meet India's growing demand have not borne fruit. ISACA's Avinash Kadam weighs in on the skills crisis, speaking about the group's new CSX cybersecurity program.
Beyond APT30, another advanced threat group appears to be at work in India and the SEA region, targeting critical information assets. However, APT resiliency is not yet a part of the security lexicon, experts say.
The National Cyber Security Policy promotes public-private partnerships, but little progress has been made to nurture them. What are the key ingredients, and how can security leaders seed these efforts?
One security expert says the highly-publicized breach of online dating website Ashley Madison appears to include the exposure of sensitive, personal details relating to between 100,000 to 150,000 registered customers in India.
Blue Coat CTO Dr. Hugh Thompson speaks about the future of security, the constants that need attention, and lessons to be learned from the U.S. when it comes to writing meaningful breach notification laws.
In a security landscape where the frenetic pace of technology has changed paradigms in ways organizations are struggling to cope with, Blue Coat's Hugh Thompson advises adopting a 'Degrees of Freedom' approach.