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Cybersecurity can’t be seen in isolation, it has to be a concerted international effort, says ex-DHS cybersec chief Sean McGurk

From digital identity, digital banking and data usage, India is ideally positioned to provide worldwide leadership in the digital era Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Alphabet Inc launches Chronicle, a business unit dedicated to cybersecurity software

Gillett, also a former Starbucks Corp chief information officer, said Chronicle aims to identify problems in seconds or minutes instead of hours or days. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Report surfaces regarding a hacking campaign in Lebanon where cybersecurity data was left exposed to open internet

Lebanon has historically been a hub for espionage and Lebanese spies have a documented interest in surveillance software. Latest News Tech on Firstpost

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Cybersecurity experts again trick Face ID w/ 3D-printed mask & infrared eye cutouts [Video]

Earlier this month, a video from cybersecurity firm Bkav made the rounds for successfully being able to “trick” Face ID using a carefully constructed mask that mimicked a real person’s face. Now, the firm is back with a new attempt … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to provide network security for LIC Mutual Fund

As cybersecurity threats loom, LIC Mutual Fund on 25 July, 2017 mandated cybersecurity firm Trend Micro to secure its endpoints, network and data centres. This comes after Trend Micro announced that it was securing State Bank of India’s (SBI) 2.75 … Continue reading

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India moving towards a less cash economy has increased exposure to cybersecurity risks: Study

As India shifts to a cashless economy, cyber-threats are at a new high with the number of such incidents occurring in banking systems increasing in the last five years, a study said on Tuesday. The joint study by Assocham and PwC … Continue reading

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Apple and Cisco work together to bring discounts on cybersecurity insurance

Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems Inc to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cybersecurity insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Sharing a stage with Cisco … Continue reading

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After Wannacry ransomware attack, Wipro lists cybersecurity breaches as a risk to its business

IT major Wipro has listed cybersecurity breaches as a potential risk to its business, stating that such attacks could lead to financial obligations to its customers. The development comes weeks after WannaCry ransomware hit systems across sectors like telecommunications and healthcare … Continue reading

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WannaCry ransomware hits postal services in Russia, reveals cybersecurity shortcomings

Russia’s postal service was hit by WannaCry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion … Continue reading

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WannaCry ransomware attack is good business for cybersecurity firms

For Kris Hagerman, chief executive of UK-based cyber security firm Sophos Group Plc, the past week could have been bad. The WannaCry “ransomware” attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain’s National Health Service, forcing them to turn away … Continue reading

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