CYBER SECURITY SYSTEMS
3.13 lakh cyber security incidents reported till October this year
Electronics and IT minister said security incidents that shall be mandatorily reported to CERT-In as early as possible to leave scope for action including targeted scanning/probing of critical networks/systems, compromise of critical systems/information, unauthorised access of IT systems/data, and defacement of website and unauthorised changes.
RBI to introduce new security measures for ATMs
RBI said that since many banks and other regulated entities are other regulated entities are ...
ET ILC members discuss possibility of integrated healthcare system in India
Integrated healthcare at a macro level means managing the overall...
Cybersecurity startup Lucideus raises $7 million
The startup, founded in 2012 and based in Palo Alto, is backed by John Chambers, the former chairman and CEO of networking gear maker Cisco.
Government wants to conduct audit of WhatApp Security System after NSO espionage
The govt wants to audit WhatsApp's security systems over the spying row, the IT minister has said.
White House considered kicking Huawei out of US banking system: Sources
The plan, which was ultimately shelved, called for placing Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's second largest smartphone producer, on the Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list. One of the people familiar with the matter, who favors the move, said it could be revived in the coming months depending on how things go with Huawei.
Three high tech missions worth Rs 5,000 cr each in pipeline, likely to get govt nod soon: Official
The three missions - on quantum technology, methanol and electric mobility - will be in the order of Rs 5,000 crore each and is expected to get government approval in the next three months, Department of Science and Technology Secretary, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, said.
IBM launches open tech to speed response to cyber threats across clouds
It is the first platform to leverage new open-source technology pioneered by IBM, which can search and translate security data from a variety of sources, bringing together critical security insights from across a company's multicloud IT environment, the company claimed.
NPCIL accepts cyber attack on Kudankulam
"The matter was immediately investigated by DAE (Department of Atomic Energy) specialists. The investigation revealed that the infected PC belonged to a user who was connected in the internet connected network for administrative purposes," it said.
Rising cyber security threats in manufacturing
Metals, capital goods, chemicals and electronics industries are fast becoming prone to cyber security risks as investments in manufacturing systems that incorporate connected devices.
India's cybersecurity market to touch USD 3 bn by 2022: PwC-DSCI report
The transaction value of digital payments in India is estimated to grow annually at a rate of 20.2 per cent from about USD 64.8 billion in 2019 to USD 135.2 billion in 2023, the report by PwC India and Data Security Council of India said. Digital growth, rising cyber-attacks, and stringent regulatory mandates are the three main factors driving the market.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
Chinese spies come in from the cold
Wang, just 27 years old, claimed to have had a hand in the kidnappings of the Causeway Bay booksellers in Hong Kong, infiltrating Hong Kong student organizations, and conducting information operations in Taiwan. These were impressive scalps for one of such a tender age in the intelligence community. Indeed, he asserted he was the "boss" of a cyber army in Taiwan.
Cybersecurity a major chink in India Inc armour
The revelations come at a time when India is witnessing a spate of cyberattacks on its institutions.
UK, India police shut down Kolkata call centres in major online fraud probe
"These raids and arrests mark the successful culmination of a 4-year operation. Working with Indian authorities and Microsoft, we have stopped a number of criminal call centres," said Commander Karen Baxter of the City of London Police.
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