Srinivasan C.R.  Tata Communications The financial crash in 2008 plunged the world into a prolonged period of financial instability, leading to unemployment and a global decline in business profits due to a fall in demand for goods and services. Ten years on from the crash and we are experiencing an entirely new digital financial landscape, […]

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When the government learns about a vulnerability in a piece of software or hardware, it can either stockpile that vulnerability for its own use or disclose it to the relevant software or hardware maker so that a fix can be implemented and distributed. The government thus faces a choice: Should it favor its offensive capabilities […]

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Where can you get a good cyber sentinel these days? Funny as that sounds, demand for cybersecurity talent is far outstripping the supply, though estimates of the size of the divide vary. There will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021, up from 1 million last year, according to the research firm Cybersecurity Ventures. […]

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Stanton Gatewood, Georgia’s chief information security officer, said the shortage stems not only from competition from the private sector, an aging workforce and lack of interest from high school and college students, but from states’ stringent educational and experience requirements that make it hard to recruit. “We’re writing requirements that are just through the roof,” […]

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Siemens was one of three companies the DoJ said were hacked by Chinese nationals employed by a government contractor. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) Three Chinese nationals were charged with cybercrime offences today, accused of hacking three companies – Moody’s Analytics, Trimble and Siemens – to steal gigabytes of sensitive data and trade secrets. The Department of Justice […]

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The Armed Forces will not receive any extra funding as a result of a major national security review, the Ministry of Defence has been told. Ministers had hoped to avoid potentially damaging cuts to the military if the review recommended a boost in MoD resources to fight terrorism. But The Telegraph has learned that Mark […]

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Indian cyber security is just about “satisfactory”, but “needs to be good”, says former army man Lt Gen (retd) Sudhir Sharma. Now the Chairman of Mumbai-based MitKat Advisory Services, a risk management consultancy, Sharma says a digital India will invite new threats. However, India has to keep investing in cyber security to stay ahead of […]

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Syracuse University’s Orange Hacker’s Association, a club composed of students who have a passion for cybersecurity, does not break into computers to steal money or information. The group competes in events across the country, where they work with computer systems and program applications. Many people believe that the word “hackers” has a negative connotation, said […]

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Shutterstock Digital transformation is rapidly moving the transportation industry from a closed, proprietary and analog ecosystem to open, networked, always-on mobility platform. It is already a prime example of the efficiency and revenue-generating potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and soon, as we are promised by legacy and upstart automakers, it will become the […]

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