Tag "Security"

Are your employees’ habits putting your company at risk?

ATLANTA, USA: Are employees’ poor security habits putting your company data at risk? Your employees don’t usually intend to be a weak link, but clear guidelines are needed to protect your network, advises Trey Hawkins, chief technology officer for Leapfrog

Business loss from security breaches has doubled in the last one year

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The average cost of a security incident for Indian companies has more than doubled from $194 in 2013 to $414 in 2014 and there has been a 20 per cent increase in the average losses as a

Reliance on external hosting services raises potential security concerns for small biz

BANGALORE, INDIA: Less than one-third of businesses keep their virtualization servers on-premises and managed entirely by their own internal IT staff, according to a Kaspersky Lab survey of 3,900 IT professionals worldwide. As virtual infrastructure increasingly handles more business-critical services,

60pc software installed in India in 2013 was unlicensed

By : Sanghamitra Kar

BANGALORE, INDIA: Despite being a cause of concern for the enterprises, the use of unlicensed software has not been reduced much. Although it exposes them to security risks and threats, enterprises are quite reluctant to change and take an effort to put

How to protect yourself like a security guru

BANGALORE, INDIA: Security experts from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team shared the security measures they use to protect their own communications via email, instant messaging tools, smartphones, and while browsing over computer networks and interacting with the physical

Outscale Cloud receives ISO security certification

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Outscale cloud received ISO/IEC 27001:2013 security certification from BSI Group.  This certification – recognition for information security management systems compliance – enables Outscale to offer a unique, fully operational and secure cloud platform that meets the highest

Akamai warns of UPnP devices used in DDoS attacks

By : Sharath Kumar

BANGALORE, INDIA: Akamai Technologies, Inc.today released, through the company’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts the security community, device vendors, Internet service providers and enterprises to the risk of massive distributed

Intel introduces data protection technology to help bridge retail security gap

SANTA CLARA, USA: Intel Corporation introduced Intel Data Protection Technology for Transactions, the industry’s first solution to provide end-to-end encryption of consumer and financial data that is built into the point of sale (POS) platforms. Developed in collaboration with NCR,

Tufin releases security policy orchestration for VMWare NSX

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Tufin today announced general availability of Tufin’s Security Policy Orchestration solution for the VMware NSX  network virtualization platform. This first-of-its-kind offering enables security managers to visualize and implement a unified security policy across physical and virtual networks. Tufin’s

Kaspersky: Malware was the most common cause of data loss incidents

21 percent of manufacturers suffered a loss of intellectual property (IP) within the past year

18 percent of Govt and Defense sector attacked globally, says Kaspersky

94 percent of companies reportedly encountered at least one externally-sourced data security incident within the past 12 months