The entry barriers to Indian product startups have been great in the past. But the Modi government's 'Make in India' campaign may prove to be a boon, says Ashish Tandon, CEO of security startup Indusface.
As cybercrime grows, Section 66A of India's IT Act is under scrutiny of the court, government and security leaders. Some experts say it requires amendments to ensure correct interpretation and implementation.
Credentials alone are not enough to address India's InfoSec skills shortage, says ISACA CEO Matt Loeb. Much like a doctor, today's practitioners also need lots of hands-on training in their chosen field.
Starting in April, Singapore plans to have a dedicated and centralized cybersecurity agency. But experts question whether the agency can take a holistic approach and effectively coordinate with industry.
As the "Make in India" movement makes headlines, what is the state of home-grown information security products in India? Uniken's Sanjay Deshpande discusses how the nation can jump-start security innovation.
India currently has 22,000 information security professionals, but needs 800,000 by 2020. Can the government's scheme bring in the necessary skills? What is the risk to business if these roles aren't filled?
The Telangana state government has initiated discussions to launch a unique cybersecurity training programme for creating jobs in the state. What key elements must this programme include to be successful?
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.