In July 2001, Counterpane Internet Security, a new start-up firm released their free monthly newsletter covering various topics related to computer security and cryptography. The primary focus of that edition was “Monitoring First” and the articles laid emphasis on the need to monitor networks and systems before anything else. It recommended that companies need to … More Strengthening network security through proactive monitoring
Recent headlines around rising Non Performing Assets (NPAs) have brought a myriad of challenges faced by banks and financial institutions into the spotlight. The sector still seems to be struggling with the constant issue of inadequate collaterals against loans. So what could be the primary reasons behind this occurrence?
Technology and the internet have permeated through to every aspect of our lives, slowly percolating their way into businesses functions. While it has helped transcend boundaries and collaborate at a pace which was not thought possible even a decade ago, the side effects come with a similar momentum. The gaping vulnerabilities which seem to surface … More Don’t let there be a ‘chink in your chain’ in combatting cybercrime
When “everything is becoming digital,” private, public, and civil institutions become more dependent on information systems and more vulnerable to cybercrime. To fully derive the value inherent in technological innovation, a robust and co-ordinated system is essential to effectively mitigate the risks of cyber-attacks. But what needs to be done? And how can it be … More e-Crime, an increasingly sophisticated menace to businesses and consumers
“So, what are your interests?” Ask this ice breaker question to anyone and there is a high chance it is politics, sports and movies! In this era, it’s all unquestionably about entertainment and everyone loves it. It may be catching a much awaited movie at the swankiest multiplex, supporting a charismatic political candidate at a … More Reality check – The show must go on!
Imagine this: It’s the last quarter of the financial year and you are in the process of consolidating the financial data relating to the company. The company’s performance has been good and you know that the financial results would please the shareholders. Your good mood continues until you see the mail from one of the … More Are you guilty of piracy?