Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicCybersecurity

Topic: cybersecurity

Dheeraj Sharma shares skills needed to become a cybersecurity analyst

Dheeraj Sharma, a cybersecurity expert with Indian Cyber Defence Alliance, talks about cybersecurity analysts' roles and responsibilities.

These are the top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

Ransomware attacks are growing exponentially in size and ransom demand — changing the way we operate online.

There’s a shortage of 4 million cybersecurity workers. South Africa is trying to fix that

Encryption and cybersecurity are among the key skills in demand as businesses speed up the adoption of new technologies.

India plans new cybersecurity strategy after ‘Chinese intrusions’

The plan will coordinate responses across ministries and is set to be approved by the cabinet committee on security headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

US urges American firms to avoid Chinese data service companies

The advisory, issued by the Department of Homeland Security, has imposed further penalties on Chinese firms amid continuing deterioration in relations between the two countries.

All about the suspected Russian cyberattack that Microsoft has called ‘moment of reckoning’

A US-based company’s software update has been used, allegedly by suspected Russian hackers, to infiltrate key US govt depts as well as systems in many parts of the world.

In 2021, there will be a cyberattack every 11 seconds. Here’s how to protect yourself

Cybercrime will cost the global economy $6.1 trillion annually, making it the third-largest economy in the world. And the pandemic is helping it.

CRPF personnel who lost limbs are training as ‘cyber warriors’, para athletes at this institute

The National Centre for Divyang Empowerment in Hyderabad has brought in domain experts to train personnel in AI, cyber security and para sports.

Donald Trump fires cybersecurity official who challenged election fraud claims

Leading up to the election, Chris Krebs used Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's website to debunk Donald Trump's claims about widespread election fraud.

Tabu, Anushka, SRK among ‘dangerous’ celebs for Indians to search online, but Ronaldo is No.1

India-specific study by cybersecurity firm McAfee says users have been particularly active online under Covid lockdown, and hackers are capitalising on this.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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