ISO 27001 compliance does not guarantee enterprise security

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: Changing business paradigms are forcing the CIOs and CISOs to rethink security strategies. Not only are enterprises embracing digital, but the dynamics of the IT organizations have also changed. With these changing dynamics, startling facts (which were

Digitization in government driving India biometrics market

MUMBAI, INDIA: The biometrics market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 35 percent during 2015 – 2020. Growing need for data security coupled with extensive use of biometrics technology in government digitization projects will be

Indian pleads guilty to sending damaging computer code

NEW YORK: A 33-year-old IT manager of Indian origin has pleaded guilty to sending damaging computer code to servers at his former employer, causing a loss of $5000 to firm’s intellectual property. Nikhil Nilesh Shah of New Jersey pleaded guilty

Hilton ups local flavor with Uber partnership

MUMBAI, INDIA: Hilton Worldwide has partnered with Uber streamline the travel experience for Hilton guests. Through the partnership, Hilton guests around the world can set Uber Ride Reminders, automated notifications to request rides to and from the hotel. Additionally, the

Delhi Woman ends rape accusation lawsuit against Uber

MUMBAI, INDIA: An Indian woman who sued Uber after accusing one of its drivers of raping her in New Delhi has voluntarily ended her lawsuit against the company, according to a court filing on Tuesday. The passenger, who reported being raped

Zakir Hussain Rangwala promoted as Country Head, ESET

MUMBAI, INDIA: ESET, global provider of security solutions has promoted Zakir Hussain Rangwala as Country Head. Prior to his promotion, he was National Sales Manager, Enterprise & SMB. In his new role, Rangwala will spearhead overall operations for ESS Distribution exclusively promoting

Ciena veteran joins Infinera

CALIFORNIA: Infinera, a provider of intelligent transport networks has appointed Nick Walden as Senior Vice President, Sales, EMEA. Walden comes with 20 years of industry experience gained through a range of leadership positions who has achieved transformational business outcomes with

AMD demos hardware-based GPU virtualization

NEW DELHI, INDIA: AMD at VMworld 2015 demonstrated the AMD Multiuser GPU– a hardware-based GPU virtualization solution. This enables a virtualized workstation-class experience with full ISV certifications and local desktop-like performance. With the AMD Multi-user GPU, IT pros can configure

India’s security spending to rise by 8.3pc in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Security spending in India is on pace to reach $1.11 billion in 2015, up 8.3 pc from $1.02 billion in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. “Security spending will continue to grow in 2016 when revenue is projected to

NASSCOM startups woo Kolkata’s app developers

KOLKATA, INDIA: To inspire and empower the new age developers, 10,000 Startups along with IBM recently hosted 24 hours Hackathon which was about building mobile applications on the Bluemix platform. The Hackathon brought together developers, entrepreneurs and technology leaders together

Wipro’s vision for next-gen workplace

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro’s end-user computing vision is to deliver a simple, agile and digital workplace solution to enterprises. It will collaborate with its ecosystem of partners to accomplish the vision, and build solutions based on the standard reference architectures, along

Gandhi’s Khadi gets a cloud spin

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Delhi-based Sarvoday Ashram, which makes handspun and handwoven fabrics that support environment, inclusive growth and sustainable development, has taken its Ekmatra brand online. Founded in 1952, Sarvoday Ashram has followed the the Gandhian philosophy of simplicity, and

3 ways to protect your PCs from Ashley Madison spam mails

MUMBAI, INDIA: Scammers have moved quickly to take advantage of the Ashley Madison data breach and Symantec telemetry shows a spike in spam email campaigns mentioning the infidelity website. Here are three ways you can protect your PCs: Be wary

Websites do not miss this!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indusface has released a list of important statistics related to information security that every website should be aware of. Here is a list of important security stats that websites cannot afford to miss: Thirty thousand websites are hacked

NTT is expanding cloud-based ERP

TOKYO: NTT Communications, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, is expanding Microsoft Dynamics AX on Enterprise Cloud—the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The new features will be available by October 1 and include additional