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e-Kawach’ for Potential Cyber-War-Like Situation
19 Mar 2018

e-Kawach’ for Potential Cyber-War-Like Situation

Give us an overview of the Cyber Defense Research Centre (CDRC) of the Jharkhand Police. Cyber Defense Research Centre (CDRC) is the first state government-led research centre which is focused on cyber security and probably 9th in the world according to some media reports. Here, we work on various cyber security issues. Like we have ...

i-genius Profiles
19 Mar 2018

i-genius Profiles

CYBER PEACE FOUNDATION | VINEET KUMAR | INTERVIEW Country: IndiaWebsite: http://www.cyberpeacefoundation.com With the growth in internet and use of technology the world is preparing for cyber war by raising its own cyber military and cyber weapons. It has been rightly said that the fifth dimension of war would be CYBER WAR (rest 4 being land, sea, air ...

Research Centre Tackles Cybercrime
19 Mar 2018

Research Centre Tackles Cybercrime

A good testimony to the public/private partnership model is the initiative of Ahmedabad-based Gujarat Technological University to launch e-Raksha (defence) Research Centre, a government-funded initiative that will encourage research in the information and cybersecurity space. Additionally, the centre will help in building capacity of information security professionals. See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric ...

‘Urgent need to improve Aadhaar, IT Acts
19 Mar 2018

‘Urgent need to improve Aadhaar, IT Acts

This is not the first time that such a breach has happened in the state. Last month Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Aadhaar details were posted on social media. But then retribution was swift. Following a tweet by Dhoni's wife, Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad promised action and the Ranchi-based agency, which had procured the cricketer's details ...

70 per cent of ATMs in India easy prey for cyber attackers   Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/58666596.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
19 Mar 2018

70 per cent of ATMs in India easy prey for cyber attackers Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/58666596.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

NEW DELHI: India was among the 99 countries affected by a global cyber attack that took down, among others, health services in the UK, a telecom network in Spain and government computer systems in Russia this weekend. As many as 102 computer systems of Andhra Pradesh police were hacked on Saturday. The malware reportedly halted ...

The Telegraph
19 Mar 2018

The Telegraph

Ranchi, May 15: The state chapter of National Informatics Centre (NIC), which handles several key IT-allied projects for the Jharkhand government, on Monday asked all its district wings to gauge the vulnerability of computers still using the obsolete Windows XP operating system in the wake of a global cyber attack that has hit 150 countries, including ...

The Telegraph
19 Mar 2018

The Telegraph

Cyber expert and founder of Cyber Peace Foundation Vineet Kumar on ways to prevent misuse of social media TT: Despite its many advantages, social media doesn’t look good when it’s used to spread hatred.   VK: Social media is actually a boon. But users must understand its utility and be mature enough not to accept virtual ...

WannaCry – ‘A Catastrophe without Any Borders’
19 Mar 2018

WannaCry – ‘A Catastrophe without Any Borders’

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. On May 12, 2017, WannaCry Ransomware, a cyber attack took over the global Cyber Space, affecting over 2,00,000 organizations in 104 different countries. Who was behind this has not yet been traced but such attacks are usually propagated through countries with the soul purpose of making money by blackmailing. ...