CYBER CRIMES: A threat that must be countered

The cyber world might be at its peak today but it’s not necessary danger-free. There are thieves, robbers, killers, cheats, and thugs in this world. This is where cyber security comes into the picture. Cyber security means keeping the cyber world free from all sorts of incidents that hinder the free and fair use of…

Biggest cybersecurity threat of 2015 revealed

Online and mobile ads posed one of the biggest threats for IT security this year, cybersecurity Trend Micro said in its latest report. As per the report, cybercriminals posted advertisement on websites which got mixed with legitimate ads possibly “due to lack of proper vetting when submitted by ad networks.” When users click on these…

Nasscom partners with Symantec to build skilled cyber security professionals in India

NASSCOM and Symantec have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ‘Building Cyber Security Skills’ — an initiative to develop skilled and certified professionals. The MoU was signed in the presence of R. Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM andMichael A. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, Symantec. Sector Skill Council (SSC) NASSCOM and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) along…

Rohatgi faults govt decision on Sun TV

Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi on Friday shot down the home ministry’s decision to deny security clearance to Sun TV, saying mere filing of cases against the owners can’t be a ground to deny the right to run a channel. The MHA’s decision to deny security clearance to Sun TV was based on three cases against…

Calling entrepreneurs and innovators for the ‘Innovate for Digital India’ Challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India” campaign on August 21, 2014. This programme aims to change India into an electronically empowered economy. The idea behind it is to facilitate interaction between government departments and Indian citizens through a digital or electronic medium, leading to better governance. This is also a green initiative that…