The untold story about ‘bitcoin’ – #cyberattack


Bitcoin is no stranger to controversy. It has weathered various storms over its security. But that is no guarantee that bitcoin will cope well in the future. One of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that it’s lost nearly $400 million in a security breach. Coincheck says that it has restricted deposits and withdrawals for a cryptocurrency called NEM. Marko Kobal, co-founder of NiceHash, the Slovenian startup … Continue reading The untold story about ‘bitcoin’ – #cyberattack

How Tata can regain the telecom market in India


India Telecommunication market has huge potential due to various factors With a subscriber base of nearly 1,210.71 million, as of July 2017, India accounted for the 2nd largest telecom network in the world. With 431.21 million internet subscriber, as of June 2017, India stands 2nd highest in terms of total internet users Mobile based Internet is a key component of Indian Internet usage, with 7 … Continue reading How Tata can regain the telecom market in India

How well are companies prepared to withstand cyberattacks?


Press Conference: How well are companies prepared to withstand cyberattacks? The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with its partners , has developed a first-of-its-kind set of principles and tools for corporate oversight boards to tackle cybersecurity and resilience. Speakers: Mike Nefkens, Georg Schmitt, Derek O’Halloran, Victoria A. Espinel https://webcasts.weforum.org/widget/1/davos2017?p=1&hl=english&w=800&h=450&id=83766&auto=1 Leave your comments below Continue reading How well are companies prepared to withstand cyberattacks?

US cybersecurity trade mission visits Poland, Romania


The US Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews announced he will lead a delegation of 20 American companies on a Cybersecurity Trade Mission to Bucharest, Romania, and Warsaw, Poland on 11-15 May. Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis Marcus Jadotte will also participate in the mission. The trade mission will help US companies launch or increase their business operations in Central and Southeast Europe, specifically … Continue reading US cybersecurity trade mission visits Poland, Romania

Telecom operators seek to solve security problems of the future


As Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled products and services like smart televisions and smart homes begin to enter the market, many consumers are becoming worried that these devices will make them vulnerable to hackers who want to steal personal information – or worse. One fear involves the manipulation of rapidly evolving smart car technologies. Some worry that in a future where driving is automated, a hacker … Continue reading Telecom operators seek to solve security problems of the future

Stuxnet: Are we prepared to defend


What is SCADA? – SCADA in an acronym for Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition, a category of computer programs used to display and analyze process conditions. Poorly understood by most non technical authors on the subject, SCADA is only one component of an automated facility and does not directly interfere with actuator devices such as valves, pumps, or motors – this is achieved by industrial controllers that operate in real time and have no display and keyboard. … Continue reading Stuxnet: Are we prepared to defend

Security still top of enterprise agenda as execs seek to stay out of jail


Cybersecurity will become more important than ever for enterprise CIOs in 2015 as top executives work hard to avoid damage to brands and balance sheets, and to minimise their own personal risks, according to Verizon. The telco this week published its enterprise technology trends predictions for the coming year, including security among the top five. Specifically, the U.S. operator noted that enterprises seeking to guard … Continue reading Security still top of enterprise agenda as execs seek to stay out of jail