Tag "cyber-security"

‘Securing Smart Cities’ aims to solve the cybersecurity challenge

BANGALORE, INDIA: Securing Smart Cities, a new not-for-profit global initiative, is being launched today. The Securing Smart Cities initiative aims to solve the cybersecurity challenges smart cities face through collaboration and information sharing. Participants in Securing Smart Cities believe that

Walking the info security talk with PWC’s Vishal Salvi

Sonal Desai Multiple devices and an information deluge is compelling CXOs of organizations—large and mid-size to looking at information security in a mature manner. A recent report by KPMG further iterates the point. According to KPMG, the information security market

4 best practices to secure your businesses from cyber threats

There has been an increase in the number of cyber threat incidents all across the globe. There are many steps businesses can take to protect themselves. As a starting point, Symantec recommends the following best practices: For Businesses: 1. Don’t

Can SEBI’s security guideline save stock exchanges from cyber attacks?

Bikash Barai Cyber attacks on stock exchanges are not new. NASDAQ was attacked in 2010. Though the attack was foiled before the malware could create any havoc, this shook up everybody including FBI, NSA or the White House. Consequently, SEBI

Infonetics: Virtualization driving enterprise data center security purchases

SINGAPORE/CALIFORNIA, USA: Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), conducted in-depth surveys with 137 medium and large businesses in North America that operate their own data centers and found that 76 percent of respondents

BT launches next-gen Cyber service

By : Sharath Kumar

SINGAPORE: BT has launched BT Assure Cyber, an advanced security platform targeted at the private sector and government organizations. The new platform uses advanced analytics engines to detect subtle threats within the monitored environment. At the core of the Assure Cyber

INTERPOL World 2015 attracts international participation

SINGAPORE: Emphasizing the significance of global security landscape, the  INTERPOL World 2015 which began here on Tuesday is being participated by  international industry players from 34 countries and law enforcement agencies from around the world. Expecting some 8,000 police, law enforcement

Simda criminal botnet disrupted

By : Sharath Kumar

SINGAPORE: In a global operation coordinated by the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation here, a group of leading IT companies have disrupted the Simda criminal botnet – a network of thousands of infected PCs around the world. The companies involved

Soon, Interpol will get a peek at border and visa management solutions

SINGAPORE: At Interpol World 2015, Gemalto, a provider of digital security will showcase its next-generation border and v​isa management​ solutions. With a massive surge in the number of travelers worldwide, the government and law enforcement agencies are facing significant challenges.

Honeywell steps up R&D with new industrial cyber security lab in USA

BANGALORE, INDIA: Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) today opened an Industrial Cyber Security Lab to advance its development and testing of new technologies and software to defend industrial facilities and operations such as refineries and manufacturing plants from cyber attacks. The