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Phishing Evolves, targets C-level Executives: Verizon’s DBIR 2019

By : CIOL Bureau

Banks and financial institutions are responsible for customer’s money and sensitive financial information and are held to a higher standard for security. Data breaches can have severe consequences and cost a bank much more than just stolen information or funds.

5G: What does it mean for Indian businesses

By : CIOL Bureau

Technology has fuelled the growth of mobile data consumption and has enabled endorsing the reach of services. The eventual entry of 5G will go a long way to allowing India to make good on its ‘Digital India’ vision and accelerate

C-Suite Beware: You are the latest targets of cybercrime

By : CIOL Bureau

C-level executives – who have access to a company’s most sensitive information, are now the major focus for social engineering attacks, alerts the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. Senior executives are 12x more likely to be the target of

Why Risk Scoring is Critical for Your Business and Your Career?

By : CIOL Bureau

By John Hines, Head of Cybersecurity, Asia-Pacific, Verizon There was a time, when data security was chiefly only a concern for IT. Hacks and breaches were problems for them to identify and deal with, while the rest of the business

Verizon Refocuses the Cyber Investigations Spotlight on the world of Insider Threats

By : CIOL Bureau

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) series opened the doors to the world of cybercrime – now, this dataset and caseload analysis has been refocused on the role of the insider – forming the Verizon Insider Threat Report. Twenty

Redefining security for the Real-Time Enterprise in 2019

By : CIOL Bureau

By Bryan Sartin, Executive Director, Global Security Services, Verizon Enterprise Solutions Last year was a year of digital acceleration, as new technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence and the next-gen cloud moved into the realm of reality and started to

Verizon Deepens India Commitment with a Virtual Network Operator License

By : CIOL Bureau

Verizon India has been awarded a Unified License for Virtual Network Operator (VNO) Internet Service Provider (ISP) by the country’s Department of Telecommunications. The VNO license allows Verizon to re-sell internet services from other telecommunication service providers in India. This,

Digital Transformation Reality Check

By : CIOL Bureau

By Victoria Lonker, Vice President of Network and Security Product Management, Verizon Companies that invested early in digital transformation (DX) already are seeing a return on their investment. Those with mature digitization strategies will derive at least 45 percent of

7 Trends Driving Enterprise IT Transformation in 2019

By : CIOL Bureau

Enabling the business outcome in a ‘Real-Time’ enterprise environment is the next challenge for global brands and government agencies in 2019. Tech companies will need to drive hard to continually exceed to their customers’ expectations during a time of accelerating

Agfa Chooses Verizon Enterprise Solutions for Global Network Transformation

By : CIOL Bureau

The Agfa-Gevaert Group (Agfa) has signed up with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to transform its global network infrastructure. The company has chosen Verizon’s managed network services and software-defined networking solutions as part of a global transformation that aims to build a

Verizon turns on world’s first 5G network

By : CIOL Bureau

The very first commercial 5G network on the globe goes live today. Verizon’s 5G Home network, providing 5G broadband internet service, is officially live today for consumers in parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento. Installations of 5G Home

Payment Security Compliance drops for the first time in six years

By : CIOL Bureau

After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a concerning downward trend with companies failing compliance assessments and perhaps,

Verizon Digital Media Services adds managed security services to its cloud solution for enterprises

By : CIOL Bureau

Verizon Digital Media Services today announced it has added a round-the-clock managed cloud security offering as part of its global Cloud Security Solution. The managed cloud security component provides access to expert security professionals who monitor and proactively take corrective

Five Trends that will Transform Software-Defined Networking

By : Ashok Pandey

By Prashant Gupta, Head of Solutions, South East Asia and India, Verizon Enterprise Solutions It doesn’t matter which part of the world you work in, today every organization faces a daunting dilemma. On the one hand, they have never been

Verizon acquires Niddel to boost threat detection capabilities

By : CIOL Writers

Verizon has acquired privately-held company Niddel to boost its security detection and response mechanism for enterprise customers. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Niddel offers machine-learning-based automated threat hunting and its advanced technology and services will soon be integrated into, and

Yahoo’s 2013 security breach affected all 3B accounts

By : CIOL Writers

Yahoo’s 2013 data breach was far worse than what was earlier made to believe. In a shocking revelation, Yahoo, now part of Verizon Communications, said on Tuesday that an investigation showed all 3 billion of its user accounts were affected in

Verizon data breach: 6M users’ data leaked online

By : CIOL Writers

Millions of Verizon customer data records have been leaked online, according to a ZDNet report. Reportedly, data of “as many as 14 million” Verizon customers was readily available to download after an employee at Nice Systems left them on an unsecured Amazon server. Each record

Verizon closes Yahoo deal, CEO Marissa Mayer resigns

By : CIOL Writers

As of today, Verizon is officially the owner of Yahoo. Verizon has completed its acquisition of Yahoo Inc. for $4.5 billion, which coupled with AOL has a reach of more than 1 billion consumers. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning after

Verizon plans to launch a streaming TV service soon

By : CIOL Writers

Verizon is planning to use the post-merger AOL-Yahoo subsidiary as a platform to “test out an over-the-top service,” according to a report from Variety. Citing remarks, the Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam made at a telecom conference in Boston this week, the report

Verizon outbids AT&T to acquire Straight Path Communications for $3.1bn

By : CIOL Writers

With AT&T and Verizon at the centre of a bidding war, the battle for 5G wireless spectrum has officially begun. And as for the first round, Verizon reportedly has won it. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Verizon Communications