Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicCyber safety

Topic: Cyber safety

Handy ways of improving security on your PC

Most of the work currently depends on digital tools; any loopholes in your operating system may lead to serious security risks.

Done with trolls? New platform vows safe web for women & transgenders, counts on face tech & more

To be launched in June, 'coto' aims to become a space where women, including transgenders, can freely express themselves and gain traction for their entrepreneurial ventures.

Cybersecurity breaches are on the rise. What can we do to become more resilient?

Effective collaboration between private and public sector leaders is key to ensuring a nation is cyber resilient. They must take a proactive stance.

Cyber insurance — a proactive risk management measure for firms to avoid catastrophic losses

An unprecedented surge in cyber-attacks during this pandemic has caused unparalleled business disruptions.

Haryana, MP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP account for 66.92% rape cases in 2019 — report

Report by Prajnya Trust compares data of various gender crimes from as far back as 1975, when the first rape case was recorded. Also gives data on abuse reported during pandemic.

Working from home has made us more vulnerable to cyberattacks

Large-scale adoption of work-from-home technologies, greater use of cloud services & dependency on personal devices has increased pressure on cybersecurity.

After ‘Bois locker room’ controversy, CBSE gives teenagers cyber safety lessons

CBSE shared a cyber safety handbook with schools for class 9 to 12 students which includes warnings against 'revenge pornography' and valuing consent.

On Camera

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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