The National Internet Exchange of India, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Electronics and IT that maintains the .In registry and country code Top Level Domains, has switched to a new outsourcer for operations and maintenance. Some security experts are criticizing the move.
Given the unsustainability of the status quo, it's a question worth considering.
Technology constantly advances. Businesses now leverage the cloud, mobility, AI, IoT, and blockchain
in ways that were once unthinkable. So no one can credibly claim that the same technologies they used
to empower their business a few...
Identity and access management is more complicated when organizations rely on a cloud infrastructure, says Brandon Swafford, CISO at Waterbury, Connecticut-based Webster Bank, who describes the challenges in an interview.
A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence agent was indicted for disclosing classified information and helping Iran compromise the computers of other U.S. intelligence agents. The case marks another damaging leak for the American government.
In 2018, the Identity Theft Resource Center counted 1,244 U.S. data breaches - involving the likes of Facebook, Marriott and Exactis - that exposed 447 million sensitive records, such as Social Security numbers, medical diagnoses and payment card data.
The Reserve Bank of India intends to do away with the one-time password authentication process for online transactions. In a step in that direction, for the first time, it's allowing widespread tokenization of debit, credit and prepaid card transactions to enhance the safety of digital payments.
Corporate espionage. The internet of threats. Today's risks are nothing short of scary. And with new challenges popping up nearly every day, infosec professionals are under even greater pressure to identify their own vulnerabilities, before hackers do it for them.
So what can you do to keep your organization...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has announced a grant program to fund up to 50 percent of the cost of certain cybersecurity projects for financial institutions. The goal is to help these institutions establish global or regional cybersecurity centers of excellence.
A failure to patch systems and slipups that lead to insider threats are two major causes of breaches in the healthcare sector that need to be urgently addressed, says Anahi Santiago of Christiana Care Health System.
When it comes to fraud prevention, many organizations overlook the insider threat - both the malicious actor who intends to commit fraud, as well as the accidental insider who makes a mistake or is taken advantage of by an external entity? This topic is particularly relevant now, when many public and private sector...
Organizations in all sectors struggle with mitigating the insider threat, but it's an acute concern in healthcare, where patients' lives are at stake. Pete Nourse of Veriato outlines specific threats to this sector.
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.
Since 2011, the US federal government has required agencies to establish insider threat detection and prevention programs. What are the elements of a successful insider threat program, and how can these help non-government entities improve their own defenses and regulatory compliance? The CERT Insider Threat Center at...