Cybersecurity Current Affairs, GK & News

Amazon CEO to join White House cybersecurity meeting

Apple Inc CEO, Tim Cook and Microsoft Corp Chief Executive, Satya Nadella are set to attend White House cybersecurity meeting. Key Points Amazon Inc Chief Executive, Andy Jassy will join tech executives with President Joe Biden at a White House meeting on August 24, 2021. In the meeting, they will discuss efforts by private companies ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

China drafts cyber-security industry plan

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has drafted a cyber-security industry plan. Key Points It is a three-year action plan to develop China’s cyber-security industry. China’s cyber-security is estimated to be worth more than 250 billion yuan ($38.6 billion) by 2023. This draft plan was formulated as Chinese authorities have step up efforts towards ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

India ranks 10th in Cybersecurity Index

India has been ranked at 10th position in the cybersecurity index. Key points India was ranked ahead of China (No. 33) and Pakistan (No. 79) in global cybersecurity ranking of countries. India has improved its ranking from 47 to 10 in United Nation’s ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA). United States has been ranked first and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Microsoft launches Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Council

Microsoft has launched first ever “Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council”. It was launched with the aim of building strong communications channel to address cyber threats and to share best practices among participating countries. Asia-pacific cybersecurity Council Cybersecurity Council comprises of policy makers and influencers from countries like Indonesia, Korea, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

The State of Ransomware 2021 report

Global cybersecurity firm, Sophos, published it “the State of Ransomware 2021 report’. It finds, 68% of Indian organisations were by ransomware in last 12 months. Key findings India is one among most affected countries with respect to ransomware attacks. India tops list of top 30 countries for ransomware attacks. 68 percent of Indian organisations were ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: