The Maharashtra government has appointed senior IPS officer and IT expert BrijeshSingh as Special IG-Cybercrime. Experts analyze expectations for the new head and discuss what should be his agenda for tackling cybercrime.
Organizations that have shifted to a remote workforce as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic should help in the battle against cybercrime by reporting all security incidents to law enforcement officials for investigation, says BrijeshSingh, inspector general of police, the government of Maharashtra.
The identity and access management strategy for the remote workforce should ensure contextual authentication to establish the credentials of the users, apply risk-based authentication for measuring user risk profiles, and establish a multifactor authentication mechanism, a panel of experts says.
As breaches become more commonplace in India, law enforcement agencies are leveraging new technologies to assist in investigations. This edition of CyberEd APAC features an interview with BrijeshSingh, inspector general of police for cyber in Maharashtra, who outlines the challenges in investigating breaches and the...
Nation-state attacks often have close links to the military intelligence or state control apparatus with a high degree of technical expertise. India is fighting off an array of disruptive attacks that include advanced malware, sophisticated distributed denial-of-service attacks and nation-state actors targeting DNS ...
Despite multiple government agencies being formed to fight cybercrime, efforts need to be made for better coordination between them, said Lt Gen (retd) Rajesh Pant, the newly appointed national cybersecurity coordinator, PM Office, Government of India.
To help security practitioners address their challenges, ISMG is hosting its Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit on May 21 at the Conrad Hotel in Bengaluru, which will offer expert insights on best practices. Among the speakers: Lt. Gen. (retired) Rajesh Pant, the national cybersecurity coordinator of India.