Opinion

Why blockchain isn’t always the answer

Blockchain vendors are touting the technology as a solution to many security (and other) problems. Consider costs and alternatives before jumping on the bandwagon.

What does it take for companies to stay on top in the new landscape of data security

Eight new cyber threats detected every second; organizational compliance failure is the main reason behind this surge. Compliance transcends geographical boundaries; companies find themselves cornered by rising security threats, and increasingly complex laws. Most data is on the Cloud, and most of it is highly sensitive as well as unstructured data.

Top 10 priorities that will help Indian companies to embrace GDPR

On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, giving regulators unprecedented power to impose fines, and requiring large-scale privacy changes across organizations if they conduct business in Europe.

Reputational risk and social media: When you're blocked or banned without notice

Businesses depend on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, and Apple to interact with customers, promote their messages and store content. One complaint against you can shut you off from those services and damage your brand.

Blockchain: The growth-driving technology

A recent World Economic Forum report predicts that by 2025, 10 percent of GDP will be stored on blockchains or blockchain-related technology. The potential of blockchain technology is certain to be realized in a world where data protection and verification is of such high importance.

What hackers do: their motivations and their malware

Whether a hacker uses a computer exploit or malware, their motivations are the same. Understanding why and how hackers hack is key to your defense.

Six myths CEOs believe about security

Want a more effective IT security strategy? Dispel your CEO and senior management of these common cybersecurity misconceptions.

8 security tools and tips for journalists

Journalists have a giant red target on their backs. How can we defend ourselves?

The future of computer security is machine vs machine

Better security automation at the OS level and via cloud services will force hackers to respond in kind.

Cut costs and enhance security with Layered Banking

Digital banking came with its own set of security apprehensions, thus hampering user experience and limiting customer acceptance. Layered banking evolved as a response to security concerns and to ensure a secure banking environment.

Cloud computing: Face and shape in 2018

While the cloud is evolving as an alternative model to traditional IT, cloud architects must also thoroughly understand the cost implications of their design.

Building a data-driven organization with IoT and AI

IoT and AI will bring large and diverse data sets that will result in new challenges. Here’s how organizations can leverage these technologies to become data driven.