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Must-Have Cybersecurity Skills to become an In-Demand Expert – Part 3


As technologies come and go with the snap of a finger, keeping pace with the latest in the world of cyber threats is imperative for a cybersecurity expert. As the state of the art evolves, the vulnerabilities and the number of cyberattacks are the same. This also means that experts in cybersecurity can enjoy a lot of success in their …

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Juniper Networks 2019 Security Predictions


By Sriram T. V, Director of Consulting & Business Development, Juniper Networks, India and SAARC Out of the top 10 most targeted countries by cyber attackers, India ranks fourth and cybersecurity defenders are facing a lot of threats from these cyber criminals. Cyberattacks are continuously increasing in India with one in every five attacks targeting financial networks this year; and …

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Highly Destructive and Self-learning“Swarm”Cyberattacks in 2018


Our digital economy is powered by technology innovation that creates opportunity for good and bad in cybersecurity. The proliferation of online devices and the hyper connectivity of today has created a criminal playground that is increasingly difficult to secure. At the same time, adversaries are leveraging automation and artificial intelligence at an unfathomable pace and scale across the ever-expanding attack …

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Many Utilities Believe Cyberattacks Could Bring Down the Electric Distribution Grid in the Next Five Years, Accenture Research Finds


Coupled with anticipated risk to employee and customer safety and physical assets, unprepared distribution utilities must act now to improve cybersecurity capabilities According to a global survey by Accenture, almost two-thirds (63 percent) of utility executives believe their country faces at least a moderate risk of electricity supply interruption from a cyberattack on electric distribution grids in the next five …

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“Mind the (breach) gap”: Gemalto research reveals businesses overly confident about keeping hackers at bay, but less so about keeping data safe


·         98% of IT professionals surveyed in India feel perimeter security is effective at keeping unauthorized users out of their networks ·         However, 49% are not extremely confident their data would be secure if perimeter defences were breached and 66% say unauthorized users can access their networks Despite the increasing number of data breaches and nearly 36.6 million data records being lost or stolen in India …

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Kaspersky Lab reports on resurgent threat actor targeting South China Sea area

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In early 2017, Kaspersky Lab researchers noted increased activity by an APT called Spring Dragon (also known as LotusBlossom). The attacks involved new and evolved tools and techniques and targeted countries around the South China Sea. Kaspersky Lab’s experts have published their analysis of the attackers’ toolset over time in order to help organizations better understand the nature of the …

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Cloudera Empowers YES BANK’s Digital Strategy to Deliver Enhanced Business Insights


Leading Indian private sector bank adopts Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub to enhance customer campaigns through secure, real-time big data analytics Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the leading provider of the modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics, announced that YES BANK, one of India’s largest private sector banks, has adopted Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub to develop customized campaigns for consumers throughout their customer journeys. …

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Quick Heal Technologies Limited collaborates with CERT-In for ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’

Leading IT and network security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies Limitedwill be collaborating with Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, also referred as CERT-In for its ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’. CERT-In will be providing Quick Heal’s‘Bot Removal tool’ free of cost to its users. The indigenously developed tool will continuously monitor the threat landscape for new bots and prevent them fromdamaging the …

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Connected cars: who controls your car without you knowing?


Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several famous car manufacturers. As a result, the company’s experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners. During the last few years, cars have started …

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FireEye’s new services to help lower risk of cyberattacks


US-based network security company FireEye on Monday launched the “Mandiant Red Team Operations” — a set of objectives-based assessments that conduct no-holds-barred attacks on organisations to highlight weakness in systems or procedures and to enhance detection and response capabilities. Additionally, “Mandiant Penetration Testing” was also launched on Monday that offers eight highly customisable penetration test types including penetration tests that …

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