Cyber Security

At a time when cyber security has become paramount for digital enterprises, Cisco India on Thursday announced three new initiatives to help the country build a transparent and secure digital infrastructure environment. Cisco will open a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Pune which will provide services ranging from monitoring and management to comprehensive threat […]

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Many large-scale cybersecurity failures like the one that resulted in Yahoo’s recently announced data breach happen because of carelessness of victim companies, cybersecurity expert Stephen Boyer told CNBC on Thursday. “A lot of these breaches happen because somebody had a very obvious detail that they overlooked or a well-known vulnerability that was exploited,” the BitSight […]

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Despite all the hullabaloo about cybersecurity during the presidential campaign — from the WikiLeaks dumps of hacked emails to the Russia-linked breach of state electoral machinery — there was surprisingly little substantive talk by the candidates about how to stop cyberattacks. Now it will be up to President-elect Trump and his administration to figure out ways to […]

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Vehicle cybersecurity is getting well-deserved attention. In October, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said at the time, “Cybersecurity is a safety issue, and a top priority at the Department.” Thales e-Security, a major security and data protection […]

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Corporates large and small are “naïve” about their cybersecurity risks, according to a new report. Researchers at cybersecurity analytics company RedSeal released a survey this month that explores why businesses aren’t adequately approaching their security strategies, and it comes in the context of new data from IBM Security that finds U.S. firms aren’t heeding advice […]

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Finra handed down $14.4 million in fines to a dozen firms on Wednesday for breaches related to the retention of broker-dealers’ and customers’ electronic records, which the brokerage industry watchdog claims made the firms vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. Finra claims the firms — which included companies in the Wells Fargo Co. and RBC Capital networks, […]

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