The Pakistan National Assembly has approved the cybercrime bill under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2015. It is a positive move, but given the challenges of execution, there is still far to go in ensuring a cybersecure ecosystem.
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Even with the exponential increase in what technology can achieve in fighting security threats and fraud, a recent discussion with practitioners suggests that insider risk remains the biggest issue giving practitioners sleepless nights.
Two public sector banks recently were victims of data breaches. Experts shed more light on the possible vulnerabilities that banks and their customers have left unaddressed, and make recommendations to prevent future attacks.
Security experts worldwide are sorting through the implications of the so-called "Panama Papers" leak, involving 11.5 million records. The documents highlight an elaborate web of offshore holdings that everyone from heads of state to celebrities and fraudsters have allegedly used to hide billions of dollars.
Tools and techniques need to be identified to aid law enforcement in gathering evidence from devices, such as smartphones, while safeguarding the security and privacy of individuals. Can stakeholders find that middle ground?
Advanced attacks are out, while persistent, relatively simple attacks are in. Despite all of the APT hype in recent years, cybercriminals, and especially nation-state attackers, prefer to keep things simple. Information security experts explain why.
As public cloud offerings and technologies to secure them continue to mature, public cloud will increasingly feature in India's cloud story. How ready are security practitioners, and how much traction do technologies such as CASB have?
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 discovery of a serious remote code execution flaw in Trend Micro's consumer security software - now patched - is a reminder that even security software has code-level flaws. But shouldn't security vendors be held to a higher standard than others?
According to sources in the industry and community, organizations are regularly getting breached and held to ransom in India. What's the story, and why are these organizations choosing to remain silent about these attacks?