Cyber Security

Bengaluru CCTVs hacked: Criminals using open data to rob, blackmail

Bengaluru CCTVs hacked: Criminals using open data to rob, blackmail

Cyber security experts have claimed that data from the existing internet-connected cameras are being hacked. The Karnataka government recently announced that they are going to install 5,000 new CCTV cameras throughout the city if Bengaluru. The ones that are already there in the city seem to be under constant hacking threats.   Cyber security experts ...

Cyber safety to be in school curriculum

Cyber safety to be in school curriculum

Hyderabad: Following the recent ransomware cyberattack that caused disruption in many countries, the State government has become alert of an increasing threat of cybercrime and internet hacking. To nip the cybercrime in bud, the State government has decided to induct ‘Cyber Safety’ as one of the subjects in the curriculum in 9th and 10th standard school ...

OLX organises cybercrime awareness program in Gandhinagar

OLX organises cybercrime awareness program in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sept 10 (ANI): In a move to counter the growing threat of cyber crime and security, online classifieds portal OLX recently concluded an awareness program for over 500 police officers from across Gujarat in association with renowned cyber security expert Rakshit Tandon. In view of the rising incidents of cybercrime, having knowledge ...

Cyber cowboy of Red land

Cyber cowboy of Red land

At 16 he floated a company called National Anti-Hacking Group. At 22 he is chief officer in the special branch of the Jharkhand police What is your role as a 'government employee'? I was giving suggestions to the Jharkhand police on cyber security since 2008. But in 2011, my proposal to form the Cyber Defence Research Cell was approved ...

Government to hold global challenge to build cyber taskforce for India

Government to hold global challenge to build cyber taskforce for India

With a view to identify and build a task force of technically competent and talented individuals who could be called cyber defenders and deployed for critical cyber security roles, the government has organised a global cyber challenge. The initiative comes in the backdrop of increased instances of cyber frauds and other risks on digital platforms. ...

The World Needs a Cyber Peace Corps

The World Needs a Cyber Peace Corps

Hackers around the world are attacking targets as diverse as North Dakota’s state government, the Ukrainian postal service, and a hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately, many governments—in the developing world, and even cash-strapped states and local communities in the United States—lack the skills to effectively protect themselves. The U.S. has an opportunity to serve itself and the world by revitalizing the ideals of ...

Teenager IT CEO battles out hacking

Teenager IT CEO battles out hacking

Ranchi: At 18, young IT entrepreneur Vineet Kumar is already a cyber security expert and is dreaming big of expanding his operations. But much before he realises his aspirations, this Ranchi-based young achiever will be felicitated for his anti-hacking expertise. Kumar, CEO of National Anti-hacking Group (NAG), an organisation, which he himself floated a year ago, ...

PEACE CORPS 2.0: THE LEGACY INSTITUTION MUST EVOLVE INTO THE DIGITAL AGE

PEACE CORPS 2.0: THE LEGACY INSTITUTION MUST EVOLVE INTO THE DIGITAL AGE

Hackers around the world are attacking targets as diverse as North Dakota's state government, the Ukrainian postal service, and a hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately, many government—in the developing world, and even cash-strapped states and local communities in the United States—lack the skills to effectively protect themselves. The U.S. has an opportunity to serve itself and the world by revitalizing the ideals ...

Gurat Technical University

Gurat Technical University

Gujarat Technological University launches e-Raksha centre to fight cybercrime Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has launched e-Raksha Research Centre to curb rising menace of cybercrimes. This research Centre will provide solution for issues related to cyber security by encouraging research and enhance capability in this field. Key facts e-Raksha Research Centre This centre is established by ...

Is it time for a Cyber Peace Corps?

Is it time for a Cyber Peace Corps?

Hackers around the world are attacking targets as diverse as North Dakota’s state government, the Ukrainian postal service and a hospitalin Jakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately, many governments – in the developing world, and even cash-strapped states and local communities in the United States – lack the skills to effectively protect themselves. The U.S. has an opportunity to serve itself and the world by ...