Soumik Ghosh

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IDG Media

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Income Tax dept. targets cryptocurrency investments; taxation on par with LTCG
Since the Union Budget on February 1, 2018, cryptocurrency has been in the spotlight and the government is beginning to realize the immense tax potential that lies in it. Earlier…
Inside Intel's AI Democratization Drive: Prakash Mallya, Intel
Perched right at the top of the stack, Intel currently powers 97% of data centers running artificial intelligence workloads. The tech giant has been strategically investing to…
AI, all-flash and HCI to propel modern datacenter: Som Satsangi, HPE
With CIOs grappling with data management in a multi-cloud environment, HPE’s roadmap for 2018 is built around providing a flexible licensing model that helps CIOs make the most…
Security budgets of Indian organizations: Where is it heading?
Data has proven to be the Holy Grail of today’s connected enterprise. Research firm IDC estimates that by 2025, the global ‘datasphere’ will grow to 163ZB (trillion gigabytes),…
Alleged breach compromises a billion Aadhaar accounts; govt in denial mode
The nation went into a tizzy within hours of a Tribune correspondent revealing how Aadhaar data on the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database was being accessed…
Meltdown and Spectre could affect Intel, ARM and AMD chips
A recent finding by security researchers have brought to light two major security vulnerabilities at the chip level. Dubbed by researchers as Meltdown, one impacts only Intel…
Increasing risk awareness drives Bajaj Allianz’s foray into cyber insurance
In a first, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance became a pioneer among insurance providers in the country to cover individuals in the event of a cyber-attack.The insurance policy…
It’s worse than we thought–3 billion Yahoo accounts were breached in 2013
Verizon, who currently owns Yahoo, the once-formidable software giant, revealed that three billion Yahoo accounts were breached in 2013.The announcement revealed that the massive…
India bright on 5G and IoT; likely to have 5G from the day of roll out
In 2016, there were 23 million IoT connections, and by 2022, that number is expected to reach 191 million. The government going all guns blazing with its Digital India campaign…
How GRC can support your cybersecurity ploy
As businesses are increasingly becoming technology-dependent, it is essential that tech is ingrained with business and the former isn't treated as a separate cost center. To…