Cybersecurity Trends 2018

How can businesses better protect themselves from the increasing volume and complexity of cyberattacks while preparing for the opportunities of automation and digitalization of industries – this is the burning question of the day and our goal is to raise awareness to help them address it. This article focuses where we see the most significant threats and opportunities emerging, and highlights the implications of the increasingly connected world, how global regulation is responding, the need to inject trust into cybersecurity, ways to protect ourselves from intelligent cyberattacks, and what we…

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VPNFilter Malware: What is known so far

Recently, a malware known as VPNFilter was discovered infecting various types of routers. VPNFilter is a modular, multi-stage malware that works mainly on home or small office routers. Since 2016, when the malware was initially introduced, it has compromised more than 500,000 home and small office routers and NAS boxes. Infection of such a large scale could allow the malware’s creators to utilize the affected nodes as a private VPN, making the trace back to the origin of a targeted attack very difficult. Though the infection vector is not yet…

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CAPSI Stages Peaceful Protest against GST Rules

The Goods and Services Tax in India that is hailed as one of the most successful accomplishments of the current Government turned one year old on 30 June 2018.   The imposition of GST regime has echoed a mixed bearing on the service sector. On one hand, it is beneficial in various aspects such as one country one tax mode, seamless flow of credit, avoidance of multi-taxation etc., on the other it has produced snags in ease of doing business.  The Private Security Industry in particular, which is one of the…

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Improving Personnel Productivity with Cloud Telephony

The private security industry in India has gained a strong footing in the last decade. With the largest number of private security agents – estimated at 7 million – this industry provides employment to a huge section of people. Urbanisation, and introduction of government proposals such as Mission Smart Cities and Make in India have created a demand for more and more security personnel. Current state of affairs Private security industry plays a huge role in the safety of commoners. For a densely populated country like India, the police to…

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