November 2016

NEW DELHI: In the wake of the recent data breach involving the banking system, insurance regulator Irdai is in the process of setting up a cyber security framework to thwart any such incident in future. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) said it will be a comprehensive framework for the sector. The […]

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LONDON –  Britain’s Treasury chief has promised the country will ‘strike back’ against cyberattacks amid fears that online threats from state-sponsored hackers jeopardize society. Philip Hammond is outlining a 1.9 billion-pound ($2.3 billion) national cybersecurity strategy to underscore that both government and private industry must take steps to thwart potential attacks. The government did not […]

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Businesses and homes are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks as people install Internet-connected appliances and companies rely on outdated systems, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will warn. Hammond is due to set out the British government’s Cyber-Security Strategy on Tuesday, as the U.K.’s spy chief warned Russia is using the same online tools […]

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Chinese authorities could freeze assets and take other actions against foreign hackers threatening the country’s infrastructure under a revised draft of a new cybersecurity law. The law has been submitted for its third and final reading by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s legislature, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Xinhua says […]

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LONDON Russia is pushing its foreign policy in increasingly aggressive ways including cyber-attacks and espionage, posing a growing threat to Britain and the rest of Europe, the head of Britain’s internal intelligence agency MI5 has said. The Kremlin dismissed the allegations as untrue and challenged its critics to produce evidence. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker […]

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