India currently has 22,000 information security professionals, but needs 800,000 by 2020. Can the government's scheme bring in the necessary skills? What is the risk to business if these roles aren't filled?
Spear phishing is going to be a leading worry for banks in 2015, as hackers increasingly target bank employees to compromise credentials used to access consumer and business accounts as well as critical servers and systems.
The Telangana state government has initiated discussions to launch a unique cybersecurity training programme for creating jobs in the state. What key elements must this programme include to be successful?
Amidst a global information security staffing crisis, India must focus on developing more practitioners with deep technical skills. This is the practical advice from Hord Tipton, out-going director of (ISC)Â².
The latest entrant into the password "hall of shame" is Sony Pictures Entertainment. As the ongoing dumps of Sony data by Guardians of Peace highlight, Sony apparently stored unencrypted passwords with inadequate access controls.
In new guidance from the PCI Council, its leaders outline why businesses that handle card data need to address employee education. Here, experts explain why this guidance is a positive step for card security.
Symantec's capture the flag event puts white hat security professionals into black hat shoes to help them better understand their attackers. How did the latest participants fare? What gaps were exposed?
Sophisticated threats require advanced threat protection. A threat-focused next-generation firewall must adhere to three strategic imperatives. Learn how these imperatives improve defense against advanced threats.
An important lesson to learn from the massive JPMorgan Chase breach is that banks can't just focus on protecting card data and online banking accounts; they also must protect their customers' personally identifiable information.
The Modi government's "Jan Dhan Yojana" is ambitious, and security concerns are vast. Awareness, complexity and scope must be addressed, says Pervez Goiporia, vice president, IDM development, at Oracle India.