Important of PCI-DSS Compliance

July 29th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) V3.2 is an information security standard for any company that handles cardholder information for the major credit card providers. The five global payment brands — American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. — incorporate the PCI DSS in each of their… View Article

Security Concerns on Cloud

July 28th, 2017 / Sushobhan Mukherjee / 0 comments

WHAT IS THE CLOUD? The cloud is a term that many people find difficult to describe, even though most everyone uses it. If you use Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure or any sort of online storage, you’re already on the cloud. Savvy businesses use the cloud for their infrastructure because there are so many advantages. So… View Article

Current Geopolitics and Cyber Security – Part I

July 24th, 2017 / Pritam Bhattacharyya / 0 comments

One may ask as what can be the connection between geopolitics and cyber security. The purpose of this series of works is to discover that connection and then from these premises try to set out the direction of this global theme of Cyber security in the context of India It is very unfortunate that India,… View Article

Understanding the Structural Issues of Cyber security

July 18th, 2017 / Pritam Bhattacharyya / 0 comments

The Centralization Strikes back! One of the reasons of Internet’s exponential growth was the lack of centralized control – in all its aspects. In the early days of the millennium, both the creators and the users of the “invention” called Internet were amazed at their achievement. Internet was called “dumb network” and many commentators attributed… View Article

Predictions for Cyber Security Threats in 2017

July 18th, 2017 / Sudipta Biswas / 0 comments

The top 10 biggest cyber security threats for 2017 As the internet continues to evolve, so too does cyber-crime. It’s an  unfortunate  reality that we’re all forced to live with. We exist in an  era  when  the  Internet  has given us access to vast amount  of information. Online  tasks like shopping, banking and paying bills… View Article

How to Secure Smart Cities?

July 15th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

India is moving towards Smart Cities and has developed a design and budget to build them. No doubt, a network of smart cities in any country can boost the national economy and improve the lives of citizens. A key point to be considered at the stage of designing IoT blueprint is the security of the IoT… View Article

How to Protect Yourself from the New Generation of Ransomware?

July 8th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

What is Petya Malware? Petya is a malicious software or malware that spreads through emails or websites. Once it is installed on the computer, it blocks access to important files through encryption. If victims do not have a backup, they face losing all the data or have to pay to the hackers for decryption. The… View Article

Way forward on “Wannacry”ransomware

May 15th, 2017 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

It has been reported that a new ransomware named as “Wannacry” is spreading widely. Wannacry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. This ransomware spreads by exploiting vulnerable Windows Systems. As you must be aware that there is huge Ransomware attack across globe which affected more than 90 countries. Following are few details about the… View Article

Infocon 2016 – a photo essay

November 21st, 2016 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

As our monies, ideas, emotions flow through the digital infrastructure, our money (Money is the top trending item in India nowadays – black, white, banked, un-banked, cash, digital and so on) is essentially data. Britons found out an equation no less profound that E= mc*c that time is money. Today, time is not only money… View Article

INFOCON 2016 – Mega Infosec Summit in Kolkata

November 20th, 2016 / Prime Research Team / 0 comments

Winter in Kolkata has different flairs like charming weather, sweets prepared from “Nolen Gur”, Circus, Picnic, Hopping between Zoo-Museum-Science City-Nicco Park, Different Fairs-Exhibitions-Summits. With the emerging problems of Global Warming, Kolkata is not far behind to experience diminishing winter along with other fading glories. The charms of life, spirits of soulmates, passion of humanities are… View Article