Opinion

10 questions to ask when considering a cloud services provider's encryption solutions

Businesses, in their haste to move to the cloud, often fall for untested cloud architecture, or even an unproven cloud service provider (CSP) – often failing to make sure the CSP’s capabilities fit their own business strategy needs.

Data security is integral to the booming healthcare sector

The adoption of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), EHRs and automation, are on the one hand paving way for better patient care, and on the other hand, exposing private data to thefts and breaches.

4 critical considerations to evaluate and choose your DDoS solution

For a generation that breathes online, one of the biggest threats to watch out for is DDoS attacks. To understand this menace better and choose the right solution for your organization, here we dive into the four critical considerations needed for evaluating DDoS solutions.

The top 5 cyber security jobs with growing demand in India

The need for experienced professionals is so high that companies are willing to pay a premium salary of over Rs 1.5 to 4 crore to top talent. This has increased the cyber security budget by 71% as per PwC.

4 scams that illustrate the one-way authentication problem

These scams rely on tricking consumers into believing they are interacting with a trusted vendor. Here’s how vendors can prevent the scams.

Are regulations keeping you from using good passwords?

Most companies are using password "best practices" that are out of date and ineffective. Regulations are getting in the way of changing them.

How to Convince the Board to Invest in Data and Analytics

Data and analytics leaders must show how their programs both contribute to and are necessary for an organization’s strategy.

GDPR is here; but businesses struggle spend, and look unprepared

Awareness, compliance, and technology complexity are the major challenges that businesses face as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018.

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.