Tag "Security"

IBM gears up Watson to power its cognitive SOC platform

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM Security today announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day

Fortinet launches the world’s first Terabit firewall appliance

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet today expanded its top-tier enterprise firewalls for enterprise, data center, and service provider customers with FortiGate 7060E and 3980E. Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer at Fortinet said, “Cloud computing, IoT, and

F5 delivers application security for the digital economy

BANGALORE, INDIA: In a digital-driven economy, applications deliver business services for a variety of access points and locations, opening up new risks and attack vectors—particularly as IT teams extend security and encryption capabilities across cloud, data center, and hybrid environments. F5 Networks has

Yahoo beats Q4 earnings predictions and expectedly delays the closure of Verizon acquisition

By : CIOL Writers

Beating Wall Street earnings expectations, Yahoo released its fourth quarter earnings results, generating $1.47 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.17. The analysts had expected the company to report $1.38 billion in revenue with earnings per share of

Fortinet gears up for intent-based network security, unveils FortiOS 5.6

  Fortinet has announced enhanced offerings that provide the building blocks for tomorrow’s self-provisioning, self-operating and self-correcting, Intent-Based Network Security. The latest innovations in the Security Fabric include the release of FortiOS 5.6, along with Fortinet’s new Security Operations Solution. According

Microsoft launches new privacy controls to ease privacy concerns

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With Windows 10 launch, the Redmond-based company received a flood of criticism for one of the most serious internet issues- privacy. While Windows 10 users were working on PC, the operating system was collecting user information. Though some data collection

How much of IT budget should be spent on IT security?

IT Key Metrics Data from Gartner shows that the organizations spend an average of 5.6 percent of the overall IT budget on IT security and risk management, However, IT security spending ranges from approximately 1-13 percent of the IT budget.

Watch out! e-mail is still the weakest link of the security chain

Soma Tah Despite the onslaught of messaging and collaboration apps, e-mail has remained a preferred mode of communication for businesses across the world till date. As per a Radicati Group estimate from February 2015, the number of e-mail users worldwide

Best practices for eliminating network blind spots

Areg Alimian Has your organization’s network lost its edge? It is certainly likely to be happening. Virtualization, cloud migrations, the IoT, and more mobile devices connecting to the network, are all stretching and distorting companies’ network edges, to the point

SonicWall and Quest demerged from Dell Software

USA: Technology-focused private equity firm, Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have completed the acquisition of Dell Software Group and announced the spin-out of security software business SonicWall and IT management software Quest as independent businesses. Dell bought Quest Software for $2.36

IoT startup LetsTrack launches app in India to improve users safety and security

By : CIOL Writers

UK-based LetsTrack announced the launch of its intuitive app and device combination in India to help users in improving safety & security. Launched primarily for B2C and B2B consumption, LetsTrack provides quality information in forms of push notifications or reports

Weebly confirms security breach with 43mn credentials stolen

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San Francisco-based web design platform Weebly has confirmed that hackers managed to hack into its servers earlier in the year. Usernames, email addresses and passwords of more than 43 million accounts were taken in the breach, although the passwords are

Symantec & VMware collaborate on mobile threat management capabilities

USA: At Connect 2016, Symantec and VMware have announced a strategic partnership to integrate their cyber security and endpoint management technologies. “Customers moving toward the digital workspace model are increasingly conscious of their device health and posture, and it is

59pc of Indian online daters have experienced security issues

By : CIOL Writers

With dating-based social networking becoming a norm in India, it should come as no surprise that online dating is also on the radar for cyber criminals. According to the recently released Norton Mobile Survey, 38 percent of consumers admitting to

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches Singapore chapter

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After creating over 4000 security and privacy professionals in India with 12 chapters, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a premier body on cyber security launched its chapter in Singapore. With the aim to encourage the exchange of information, sharing

Security spends see upward spike as wearable devices hit the workplace

Wearable devices such as wristbands, eyewears, earwears and footwears are seeing increased use in different industry verticals such as healthcare, BFSI, defence and retail, as they provide hands-free operations, real-time data monitoring and network communication. Rise in availability of enterprise-focused

Network performance & security: The twain must meet for the e-commerce success

Soma Tah e-Commerce business is booming in India with the increased access to internet and smartphones. Hence, it is needless to say that the success is highly dependent on fast, always-on and secure user experience. According to an Internet and

The anatomy of a cyber attack & precautions to take

Businesses in the Asia-Pacific lost an estimated $US81.3 billion in revenue due to cyber-attacks in the 12 months to September 2015, compared with $US62.3 billion in Europe and $US61.3 billion in the US, according to London-based consulting company Grant Thornton.

India to introduce new technology to secure its borders

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Indian government will soon be introducing new technology to secure its borders. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said India will lay a network of radars, CCTV cameras, laser fences and motion sensors to fill the existing gaps and secure

World Wi-Fi Day: Tips to be secure on public Wi-Fi

BANGALORE, INDIA: As we celebrate the World Wi-Fi Day today, let’s not forget the security risks associated with public Wi-Fi, especially when it is available everywhere and what seems like a convenience can actually put your inofrmation at a great risk.