Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: cyber-security

People are no longer in charge of their cybersecurity. Cloud apps are the culprit

Slack to salesforce, the advent of remote work has led to a massive rise in SAAS and cloud based softwares. But this is creating challenges for customers

Why being proactive about ‘cyber hygiene’ is better than self-assessments

Self-assessments by companies to measure their response capabilities to cyberattacks are fine. But they need to make cyber resilience imperative.

Netherlands VPN provider latest to quit India after Modi govt’s directions to share user data

The directions require VPN providers to store user information for 5 years or for a duration mandated by law. The new changes are expected to kick in by June-end.

Cyberspace splitting along US-China geopolitical lines, India needs a stance: Govt cyber chief

National Cyber Security Co-ordinator Lt Gen Rajesh Pant says India will have to decide on its position in this evolving space to avoid being targeted by cyber criminals.

India’s offensive cyber capability more focused on Pakistan than China, UK think tank says

Report by International Institute for Strategic Studies says India made only ‘modest progress’ in developing a cybersecurity policy, and is aware of threats it faces from China.

Cyber threats now sit alongside nuclear ones – India needs a formal national strategy

Despite speculation of rising cyber attacks after India-China border clash, we seem to prefer the ostrich approach – ‘nothing has happened’.

Cabinet approves cyber security agreement with Japan

The pact is aimed at enhancing cooperation in emerging technologies, protection of critical infrastructure, cyberspace and to mitigate threats to communication networks.

A cyber pandemic may infect your workplace, but here’s how you can vaccinate your company

Covid has made us vulnerable to cyber attacks, but here’s how you can build resilience.

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.

Admin computer network of Kudankulam nuclear plant breached by hackers based abroad

A cyber security official said a tip-off was received from 'a friendly country' & a team of experts was rushed to the facility in early September.

On Camera


File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.