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Cybersecurity Awareness: Cyber attackers’ increasing inclination towards targeting government organizations; What can be done?

By : CIOL Bureau

India has faced increased cyber-attacks since the nationwide lockdown was imposed by the end of March. As the pandemic forced a large number of enterprises to suddenly switch to the remote working set up to contain the spread of COVID-19,

Cybersecurity Awareness: The dark side of digital – cyber threats are proliferating online

By : CIOL Bureau

In August the United Nations’ counterterrorism head said that phishing sites had risen four-and-a-half times in the first quarter of 2020. This was part of a significant rise in cybercrimes in the past several months; countries focused on containing and

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips to be safe from the neverending cyber attack cycle

By : CIOL Bureau

In current times, when most people are working from home, cybersecurity has become a hot topic. With remote access, risks have now increased, and organizations have become more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever. Cybercriminals are playing on people’s fears around

[Exclusive] In conversation with CiOL on Cybersecurity Awareness: Aiyappan, Senior Member IEEE and Founder, Congruent Services

By : Laxitha Mundhra

With the pandemic accelerating the need for digital adoption, cybersecurity has become an essential need for organizations, governments, and individuals. It is now dominating the priorities as each adapts to the next normal. Remote workers’ identities and devices are the

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Changes that the industry is witnessing

By : CIOL Bureau

Technology has undoubtedly made tasks easier for all industries – irrespective of their types or verticals to which they belong. A bank or a hospital needs almost equivalent tech advancements as that needed by any IT company. It has not

Why cybersecurity training and awareness remain key priorities for companies?

By : CIOL Bureau

Amid rapid technological advancements and a shift towards digital remote working, the risk of cyberattacks and data breaches has multiplied manifold. The pandemic has proven to be the perfect catalyst that has enabled cybercriminals and miscreants in raiding organizations during

How Indian Enterprises can be secured from threats emerging due to Phishing?

By : CIOL Bureau

In the New Normal, the Internet is the pivot on which we all are totally dependent. Almost all our communication, meetings and transactions now happen online. With Work from Home getting more pronounced, millions of Indians are logging on to

Cybersecurity Awareness: Essential steps towards solid cyberspace

By : CIOL Bureau

Just under a month ago, the IT Ministry informed the Parliament that India witnessed over 7 Lakh cyber attacks in 2020 giving the country the reputation of being in the top three most cyber-attacked countries of the world. Radware, an

COVID-19 Related Phishing Scams are Increasing – How to Not Fall Prey for Them!

By : CIOL Bureau

COVID-19 related phishing scams are increasing and all your data and finances can vanish in a click! So, what to do? As the world is battling with COVID-19 pandemic, malware, spam & phishing attacks have shot up with each passing

Cybersecurity Awareness: 6 Must-Dos for Cyber Defenders

By : CIOL Bureau

Cybersecurity is no longer a nice-to-have. It must be a key consideration when implementing any digital project. By considering factors around people, process, and technology, we have these six tips to help readers build a robust strategy that can withstand

Cybersecurity Awareness: Three tips to be Cyber Smart in the new normal of work

By : CIOL Bureau

The intersection of home and work from a technology perspective was largely non-existent until now. As employees get comfortable working from home and merge personal technology with work devices, they also introduce new risk into the enterprise environment. Wherever there’s

Contact-less Society and the Cybersecurity Conundrum

By : CIOL Bureau

As we navigate through Covid-19, we are increasingly seeing the emergence of a contact-less society driven by connected technologies. However, this widespread adoption of wireless technologies has also raised some concerns around cybersecurity; as cybercriminals can misuse these wireless devices

[Exclusive] In Conversation With CiOL: Ashwin Pal, Director Cybersecurity Services, Unisys Asia Pacific

By : Laxitha Mundhra

October is considered globally to be the “National Cybersecurity Awareness Month”. 2020 has shown us that our focus on cybersecurity should be sharper than ever. Traditional approaches to cybersecurity no longer help in an interconnected world, where the concept of

Keeping Data Safe and Secure With Zero-Trust Model

By : CIOL Bureau

You had an idea and you started executing it. Down the line, it started making money. So, you created a business plan and bootstrapped it for something bigger. Now, you keep your head down and continue building the product; carefully

Cybersecurity Awareness: Why is it the need of the hour?

By : CIOL Bureau

Many current approaches to improve cybersecurity are failing to provide adequate levels of protection. Common perceptions around it, are that it is a technical problem. That, it is best handled by IT or that it’s an IT expense, with poor ROI.

Cybersecurity: Need of Behavior Analytics in This New Normal – Remote Workforce

By : CIOL Bureau

Before the current state of mass remote working, IT leaders may have implemented a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. They protected their data and the endpoints. However, the rapid change, that businesses are currently experiencing, is something none of us could predict.

How to protect your startup from cybersecurity attacks?

By : CIOL Bureau

Cybersecurity is an issue that businesses of any size have to take seriously if they store sensitive employee, customer data; or process payments. The saturation of the business space with cyber threats has reached the point that even small businesses

Cybersecurity: Leverage advanced analytics to secure the endpoints from cyberattacks

By : CIOL Bureau

The current remote work situation has turned endpoints into moving targets. This is because they are outside the cybersecurity blanket of your corporate network. Meaning, the devices are outside firewalls and security and threat detection systems. They are outside the

Top 5 technologies that will transform the Fintech sector

As remote operations and contactless procedures are becoming the new normal, the Fintech sector has been experiencing a rising hunger towards moving to a 100% digital implementation of nearly all financial products and services. It has also accelerated the demand

4 Ways To Prioritize Cybersecurity Education In Schools

By : CIOL Bureau

India ranks 3rd among the nations facing cybersecurity threats. With the current shortage of cybersecurity workers, we need to focus on cybersecurity from the grass-root level. In order to curb cyber threats, we need highly skilled professionals. To do so,