Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicCybersecurity

Topic: cybersecurity

Indian children rank best in coping with online risks, finds survey

UK-based cybersecurity firm says India has 30% stronger online safety education programs than the global average.

Digital economy firms faced 270 cyberattacks on average in 2021, each ‘success’ cost $3.6 mn: WEF

Companies are looking to go beyond cybersecurity to move to cyber resilience, with practices like buying insurance, says WEF's 'Global Cybersecurity Outlook 2022'.

What really happened Sunday 2am when ‘Modi’s tweet approved bitcoin’? Experts have some guesses

Investigators are probing how hackers sent bitcoin tweet from PM Modi’s account. Experts say the explanation could be simple.

Here’s how an organisation tried to buy the original US Constitution with cryptocurrency

A bid by crowdfunders to buy a historic copy of the US Constitution has focused attention on DAOs — a part of the new wave of digital investing.

PNB denies cybersecurity firm’s claim that 180 million customers’ data was breached

Chandigarh-based cybersecurity firm CyberX9 said a vulnerable PNB internal server could have allowed in a hacker, and the bank fixed problem months after patch was available.

We have adapted to cloud and remote working tech. Now it’s time for a ‘zero-trust’ model

Several organizations such as Google or Microsoft established methodologies to implement and operationalise it, but it is yet to be widely adopted.

‘Data breach at India’s biggest demat depository exposed 4.39 cr investors’: E-security firm

CyberX9 claims a vulnerability in CDSL, which manages trading accounts on BSE, NSE & other exchanges, exposed sensitive data. CDSL denies breach, says it was fixed quickly.

Tech crackdown isn’t new for US, Russia, China. We need new accord between Internet and govt

The big tech companies are as powerful as any sovereign nation. If anyone can take on governments, it’s the Internet.

China’s cyber warfare has grown on the back of civilian recruits

China's Ministry of State Security has established a sophisticated network of private entities that hire and train hackers to work for the Xi Jinping government.

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.

On Camera

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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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