Vishal Chawla

Senior Correspondent
IDG Media Private Limited

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Automated threat intelligence is a valuable tool against attack vectors: Rajesh Maurya, Fortinet

Automated, actionable threat intelligence shared at speed and scale shrinks the necessary windows of detection. It is able to trace and intervene against attack workflows that move between network ecosystems and provides the automated remediation required for today’s multi-vector exploits, says Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India & SAARC at Fortinet.

Security and business are intertwined: Prasad Mandava, Akamai India

According to Prasad Mandava, Managing Director & VP of Engineering-India at Akamai Technologies, business risk and security risk are inherently proportional to each other today and can’t exist independently of one another.

Businesses must focus on digital risk management : Rajnish Gupta, RSA

Digital risk is a new form of risk and is larger than the security or cyber risks we faced earlier, says Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director–India & SAARC, RSA (A Dell Technologies Company)

CSOs must develop a training program focused on advanced threats: Nilesh Jain, Trend Micro

According to Nilesh Jain, Vice President, South East Asia and India at Trend Micro, creating awareness of the latest attack methods, and educating executives and privileged users will reduce the chances of attacks. 

Indian enterprises are highly exposed to advanced cyber threats: Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Check Point

Today, the vast majority of enterprises in India are only protected against Gen I to III threats-viruses, networks and applications and they remain exposed to advanced cyber threats, says Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, Managing Director, India & SAARC at Check Point Software. 
 

CISOs must shape IT security programs around overall corporate strategy: Gaurav Agarwal, Symantec

Enterprises need to deploy an integrated cyber defense strategy or a single-platform approach that can protect across endpoints, networks, applications and cloud, says Gaurav Agarwal, Managing Director, India & SAARC, Symantec.

Bring your own key to resolve trust issues: Jin MA, Alibaba Cloud

In the context of cloud security, bring your own key (BYOK) will ensure businesses don't need to trust anyone else to protect their data, says Jin MA, Chief Product Officer, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. 

Data is a weapon for cybercriminals: Rajnish Gupta, RSA Security

Check out this video interaction with Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA Security, where he gives valuable insights on the current data security challenges for Indian organizations. According to Gupta, as digitalization expands the number of attack vectors, CISOs must be fully prepared for advanced cyber attacks.

Data breaches and hacks of 2018 that wiped out billions of dollars

As a result of data breaches at the hands of hackers, businesses are losing millions. In some cases billions of dollars in instances including lawsuits, stolen funds or loss of trust in the brand. 

Technical debt can slow IT to a crawl: Dr. Bill Curtis, Cast Software

Businesses today are facing extremely expensive glitches owing to accumulated technical debt across global IT systems, says Dr. Bill Curtis, Chief Scientist at Cast Software and Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ).

Quantum communication will make internet unhackable: Research

Purdue University research on quantum communication, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy can soon make internet communication hacking a thing of the past. 

Security alert: Hackers shift focus from ransomware to cryptojacking

Hackers have been increasingly moving towards cryptojacking attackshijacking computing resources and using that to mine cryptocurrency.