GDPR – The Essentials

March 10th, 2018 / Sushobhan Mukherjee / 0 comments

Preface Data Privacy and protection are gaining attention wordwide. In line of the same trend, the European Union, has introduces a new framework to safeguard data and privacy for its citizens. The same is termed as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It supersedes the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and will be applicable form 25th May,… View Article

Myths Vs Reality for ISO 27001:2013

December 16th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

The common misconception about BS ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) is that it is a standard focused on the IT function of an organisation.  Another myth, is that Information Security is just about preventing lost/stolen data, when in fact the three main principles of ISO 27001 are confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of both vital corporate… View Article

Increasing Trends of Cyber Security Breaches in India

December 6th, 2017 / Suman Mondal / 0 comments

With multiple, recent occurrences of high-profile cyber attacks globally, India finally seems to be catching up to its global peers when it comes to securing its cyber systems, albeit at a slow pace. Almost half of IT decision makers around the world, including India, still believe that business executives are not making cybersecurity a significant… View Article

Mobile Security Demystified

December 6th, 2017 / admin / 0 comments

1.  Preface As per the report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB, there has been a year-on-year growth of 15 per cent in mobile internet users between October 2015-2016. It is said that the number of mobile internet users in India was estimated to reach around 420 million by June… View Article

Why Your Organization Needs To Do Network Auditing

December 5th, 2017 / Suman Mondal / 0 comments

  Network auditing is a must for any organization. Networks are dynamic entities; they grow, shrink, change and divide themselves continuously. Network administrators cannot even assume this process is entirely under their control. Users add devices and sometimes even new hardware to the network infrastructure. Even worse, it is not the first time a user would… View Article

Penetration Testing is a tool for every business – VAPT

December 4th, 2017 / Suman Mondal / 0 comments

“Penetration Testing is a tool for every business to accurately assess the security posture of their IT Infrastructure” PENETRATION TESTING: Penetration testing is an assurance exercise that employs an authorized method of assessing the security of an IT infrastructure by safely attempting to exploit vulnerabilities in the infrastructure. It aims at replicating the steps an… View Article

ISO 27001 Insights

December 1st, 2017 / Suman Mondal / 0 comments

Insight of ISO 27001 – What Is ISO 27001? ISO/IEC 27001 formally indicates a management system that is planned to bring data security under express administration control. Being a formal detail implies that it orders particular prerequisites. Associations that claim to have embraced ISO/IEC 27001 can along these lines be formally evaluated and guaranteed… View Article

What Is ISO? Benefits Of ISO Certification?

November 30th, 2017 / Suman Mondal / 0 comments

What is ISO? ISO started from the union of two associations – the ISO (International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations) and the UNSCC (United Nations Standard Coordinating Committee). In 1946 more than 25 nations met at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London to make another global association, where the goal was to ‘encourage… View Article

Cloud Security and Compliance Issues

October 25th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

A new report by Threat Stack and ESG (Environmental, Social Governance) raises major security concerns about the increasing public cloud environments and containers. The report reveals a notable gap in security and compliance readiness across the rapidly growing cloud-container environs. The report discloses some significant facts as: 60 per cent of organizations regard security and… View Article

How does WannaCry affect India?

October 24th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

In emerging economies like India where the government is undertaking large scale digital initiatives and schemes, security has become a major concern. Cyber experts believe that the damage done by WannaCry ransomware is an issue of under-reported magnitude. The use of pirated and outdated software is rampant among Indian users as well mid-size and small… View Article