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USA moves against makers of the Dridex malware

USA has indicted and ordered the freezing of the assets of noted cybercriminal organisation, Evil Corp. Evil Corp is noted for its malware called Dridex which has affected companies of countries across the world including India, Malaysia, France, Italy and United Arab Emirates. Its targets of choice are smaller companies that did not possess sufficient ..

NATGRID will come into operation by 2020

The ambitious National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project will came into effect from December 31, 2020.  It will enable multiple security and intelligence agencies a database related to immigration entry or exit, banking and telephone details etc from a common platform.  The project links various investigation agencies such as RAW and IB.  At least 100 Central ..

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches TechSagar

The Data Security Council of India (DSCI)  in partnership with  National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office has recently launched national repository ‘TechSagar’ to facilitate new opportunities for businesses and academia to collaborate, connect and innovate, in future. The TechSagar provides insights about capabilities of more than 4000 entities from industry, academia and research across 25 technology ..

1st national conference on Cybercrime Investigation held in New Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recently organized the first national conference on Cybercrime Investigation and Forensics at its headquarters in New Delhi. The aim of the 2-day conference was to create the platform and bring together investigators, lawyers, forensic experts and academia to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to find solutions. ..

National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics hosted in New Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) hosted the 1st National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics which will be organized at the CBI Headquarters in New Delhi, India. The conference was inaugurated by the CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla. What has happened? A two-day national conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics ..

Social Security Code for New India

The government is in the process of formulating the code on social security and welfare for the third time as the trade unions and industry bodies had raised objections to some provisions in the earlier draft. The social security code is part of government’s effort to overhaul the country’s labour laws to condense them into four ..

New Delhi hosts 12th India Security Summit

On 29th August 2019, the 12th India Security Summit (ISS) was held in New Delhi on the theme “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”. During the conference, the various issues discussed such as protection of critical national infrastructure, emerging cyber threats: Incidents, Challenges and Response. The Government of India (GoI) has taken various measures to ..

Brad Smith authors book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of Digital Age”

The book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age” has been co-authored by Microsoft President Brad Smith & Carol Ann Browne, and will release on September 11. The book will provide a behind-the-scene look at the multinational technology company and tell some of the biggest stories to hit the tech ..