Fraud

The great privacy debacle: Congress, BJP find themselves a common adversary

Here's how both BJP and Congress dropped the ball in the data privacy game

Are you letting GDPR’s privacy rules trump security?

An extreme approach to protecting privacy can actually make personal data less safe. Don’t overreact.

Expedia-owned Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards were breached

The breach has accessed information such as name, phone number, date of birth and address.

Facebook exposé snowballs into a BJP-Congress slugfest

As IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad talks tough on taking Facebook to task, BJP and Congress continue to sling muck at each other alleging ties with the much-castigated Cambridge Analytica.

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.

Facebook fails to ‘trump’ the data protection game yet again

A whistleblower revealed how Donald Trump used data mining bigwig Cambridge Analytica to collect data without authorization to influence voters during his presidential run.

Google to ban cryptocurrency ads: No ICOs, wallets and trading advice

Google will ban advertisements on cryptocurrencies starting from June. Post announcement, Bitcoin fell to its lowest price since February.

 

5 biggest healthcare security threats for 2018

Healthcare continues to be a popular target for ransomware, cryptomining, data theft, phishing, and insider threats.

A healthy CIO-CISO friction is key to success: Sean Duca, Palo Alto Networks

Sean Duca, regional CSO of Palo Alto Networks explain the necessary friction between CIO and CISO and its business benefits and the company’s plans for Indian security market.

Indian businesses report higher vulnerability to fraud, says Kroll report

Kroll, a corporate investigations and risk consulting firm based in the US, has published its 10th annual Global Fraud & Risk Report. The survey conducted among business executives across the globe has reported higher rate of fraud incidents in India when compared to the global average. 
 

2017 Equifax breach could well be the most expensive hack ever

The 2017 Equifax breach is worse than we thought –the company reveals that 2.4 million more accounts were affected.

SEC eyes crackdown on cryptocurrencies

As part of an ongoing regulatory clampdown, the SEC has issued subpoenas and wants info from tech companies issuing cryptocurrencies in the form of ICOs.