Tokyo cyber security competition draws 90 hackers

A cyber security competition began Saturday in Tokyo, with organisers aiming to show off the skills of young Japanese hackers by testing them against international rivals. The final rounds of the Security Contest 2014, or SECCON, brought together 90 participants in 24 teams from seven nations and regions: China, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan,…

Digital Transformation: Vision To Reality

Digital Transformation has the potential to change how organisations operate, consumers engage, and enterprises create value. From providing a spark of disruption for a limited set of industries in the past decade, it is now a force reckoned by all businesses. Digital Transformation represents, in entirety, a new way of retooling a business by focusing…

US body lauds Obama for his religious freedom remarks

A US Congress-established commission on international religious freedom has commended President Barack Obama for deepening relations with India while recognising religious freedom concerns during his trip to the country. “President Obama’s timely comments underscore the importance of India getting religious freedom right,” said Katrina Lantos Swett, Chairwoman of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom…

Position India in a leading role globally: Modi to Indian ambassadors

Indian ambassadors and high commissioners posted worldwide will be expected to double up efforts on drawing investment to promote the government’s key initiatives including “Make in India,” “Digital India” and infrastructure development. Addressing more than 110 “Heads of Missions” from around the world at their annual conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told them to “use…

Can you bank on social network?

Banks are riding the social network bandawagon to reach out to more potential customers. You can trans- fer money to a Facebook friend or a Twitter contact without needing to know the receiver’s bank account details thanks to social network banking. Last year, RBI deputy governor H.R. Khan had spoken about the need for banks…