Prajeet Nair

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Government websites down; suspects Chinese hackers, and finally denies any hack
The government of India is facing the wrath of hackers these days, after claiming their digital infrastructure to be very secure. Last Friday, April 6, websites of about 10…
Facebook breach: 87 million global, 5.6 million Indian profiles compromised
Facebook has released an official statement on Wednesday that data consisting of more than 87 million profiles were compromised by Cambridge Analytica, a data firm. Earlier, when…
Google bans cryptomining extensions from its Chrome Web Store
Cryptocurrencies are probably at the worst stage now. Their ads are being hunted down from everywhere- Facebook, Twitter, Google and now cryptomining extensions are being banned…
Facebook fiasco: Apple CEO Calls for rigorous regulation; Musk deletes Tesla, SpaceX pages
Amid Facebook data breach chaos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, has called for stronger data privacy regulations, which will prevent the misuse of data. At the China Development Forum in…
Expedia-owned Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards were breached
Travel services website Orbitz, owned by Expedia, on Tuesday accepted that hackers could have accessed personal information of about 8,80,000 payment cards used on their website…
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica fiasco: The complete timeline and Zuckerberg, Sandberg apologies
Social media giant Facebook is having a rough week, after Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that worked with US President Donald Trump’s election team, collected millions…
Cybersecurity is a team sport: Deborah Housen-Couriel
Cybersecurity and data protection are critical components of national security and should be given high importance, said Deborah Housen-Couriel, Israeli researcher and…
Deception technology and AI will rule this year: Pankaj Thakkar, Birlasoft
Pankaj Thakkar, head-Information Security (CISO), Birlasoft has rich experience in information security framework implementation, compliance and governance. His expertise…
Google to ban cryptocurrency ads: No ICOs, wallets and trading advice
Google in its recent policy update of financial services-related ad policies, banned any kind of advertising of cryptocurrency-related content. The move follows a similar ban by…
SC: No need link Aadhaar to mobile, bank account until final judgement
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India said the deadline for mandatory Aadhaar linking with bank accounts and mobile phones stands extended indefinitely. The central government…
Trump blocks Broadcom's Qualcomm takeover stating national security issues
In a major shake-up, US President Donald Trump has blocked the microchip maker Broadcom’s proposal to takeover Qualcomm over security issues. According to reports, the US…
A healthy CIO-CISO friction is key to success: Sean Duca, Palo Alto Networks
Sean Duca, VP and regional CSO, Asia Pacific, Palo Alto Networks, works on the development of thought leadership, threat intelligence and security best practices for the…