Application Security

Twitter, Google lose their top security executives

Michael Coates, CISO, Twitter, and Michal Zalewski, director, Information security engineering and assurance, Google have quit their respective companies. 

Facebook CSO Alex Stamos dismisses rumors of his exit from the company

Alex Stamos the chief security officer of Facebook tweeted that he is still working with Facebook while his role has changed. 

Three out of four organizations lack proper incident response plans: IBM-Ponemon report

There’s no denying that fortifying defenses is the first step to cyber-resiliency. What takes a back seat though, is the lack of proper incident response plans. IBM-Ponemon’s 2018 cyber-resiliency study reveals 77 percent of firms lack proper incident response plans.

Deception technology and AI will rule this year: Pankaj Thakkar, Birlasoft

With the dynamics of cyber space, professionals like us will have to continue follow a risk-based approach with cost-benefit-analysis, says Pankaj Thakkar, CISO, Birlasoft.

What is security’s role in digital transformation?

Digital transformation is front of mind for many senior executives, but too often security is left behind.

Fortinet releases FortiGuard AI to deliver proactive threat detection

FortiGuard AI is built into Fortinet’s threat intelligence services platform and delivers automated threat analysis and detection.

Healthcare attacks, fileless malware, cryptocurrency mining on a rise: Report

The McAfee reports shows that healthcare experiences 211 percent increase in disclosed security incidents in 2017.

Aadhaar hack encore: Basic SQL injection exposes 96 lakh accounts

A security researcher brings to light the absolute ease with which Aadhaar data can be accessed.

Reaper emerges a cyber security threat for global enterprises

APT37, popularly known as Reaper has been primarily targeting the chemicals, electronics, manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, and healthcare industries for North Korean state interests.

Android for enterprise: Google specifies devices and guidelines

Google has laid down the minimum standards for smartphones to ensure their safe and effective use in the enterprise.

Tinder fixes bug, but does not reveal if accounts were compromised

Indian ethical hacker Anand Prakash pointed out the bug to Facebook and Tinder, through which a hacker could take over tinder accounts with just a phone number. 

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