Security

Government: Money fraudulently withdrawn from banks using Aadhaar

The Indian government on Tuesday admitted that there have been cases of fraudulent money withdrawal using Aadhaar details.

Union Budget 2018: Impressive IT investments, but no cybersecurity measures

FM Arun Jaitley may have announced substantial allocations to new technologies but without a proper cybersecurity framework, IT leaders wonder where it will lead.

The two most important ways to defend against security threats

Patching and security training programs will thwart attacks more effectively than anything else. You're already doing them. Here's how to do them better.

6 use cases for blockchain in security

Blockchain has the potential to improve encryption and authentication, and that could be good news for IoT security and DDoS protection.

Cyber scammers targeting real estate sector: researcher

Cyber scammers have figured out that the Australian real estate industry is a potential gold mine for social engineering attacks, according to Alex Tilley, a senior security researcher at SecureWorks.

What is access control? 5 enforcement challenges security professionals need to know

Access controls authenticate and authorize individuals to access the information they are allowed to see and use.

Cryptocurrency is the international currency for cyber crime: Prashant Mali, Cyber law expert

As the confusion around bitcoin’s legality and its usage in cybercrime lingers, Bombay High Court advocate and cyber law expert, Prashant Mali clears the concept.

CSO Alert: Budget 2018: Cryptocurrency not a legal tender

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Cryptocurrency not legal in India; many nations adopt investor friendly approach

Instead of refusing legal status to cryptocurrencies as in the case of India and China, other major countries plan trade regulations to control illicit activities.

The Qubes high-security operating system gains traction in the enterprise

Qubes OS defends at-risk enterprise users from targeted attacks, as well as drive-by malware and the Meltdown exploit.

Cloud will drive the API democracy: Bikram Singh Bedi, AWS

Bikram Singh Bedi, Head (India Region), Amazon Internet Services, explains why the cloud is at the heart of digital innovation, and why Amazon Web Services (AWS) is way ahead of the curve.

Microsoft's Windows Defender antimalware targets scareware apps

While Microsoft's Windows Defender frowned upon "optimizer" or "cleaner" apps that didn't explain what they did, it's drawing the line on "scareware" apps that tell you that your PC will be ruined if you don't pay up.