"The Godfather's" message to Information security

"The Godfather" trilogy, if not all the three but the first two – I and II are not only great movies but these works of fiction / art are part of our "cultural conversations".

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Infosec and Kolkata – the Heritage and History

Kolkata is Infosec's home city.

The seminal seed of Infosec can be traced back to the ground zero experience of few entrepreneurs of Bengal working in the local environment and in diverse fields. These entrepreneurs were mostly first generation entrepreneurs, none of them having the privilege of inheriting an established business. Most of the founding parents of Infosec did have considerable corporate experience before the entrepreneur-bug bit them - fatally.

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How a child cracked a password which none could ?

King Gobuchandra in the kingdom of Hulla decided to keep all state secrets in a computer. The computer was protected by a password. The smiling and handsome French designer said : "My dear king, I have made an arrangement that only a child, a special child can only crack. It is impossible for adults."

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Endurance Against MOMO Attack

Infosec Foundation is a nonprofit platform dedicated to cyber security and working on a collaborative framework to blend users, manufacturer, police, government, providers, policy makers and other respective stakeholders. In our Citizen awareness drives, we did release many advisories like Ransomware, Blue Whale Game, ATM Cloning/Skimming etc.

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What is cyber security? How to build a cyber security strategy

Cyber security is the practice of ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and availability (ICA) of information. It represents the ability to defend against and recover from accidents like hard drive failures or power outages, and from attacks by adversaries. The latter includes everyone from script kiddies to hackers...

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Cloud Security and Compliance Issues

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.

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How does WannaCry affect India?

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.

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Why WannaCry must be a lesson for all

May 12, 2017 is one of the most dreadful days of the year for cyber experts and its stakeholders. About 150 countries across the globe suffered a cyber-attack, affecting 200,000 computers.

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Facts & figures from Google Cloud Summit 2017

Google Cloud Summit is one of Google's most definitive events on cloud-driven latest technologies, held on September 26th in Bengaluru and on September 28th in Mumbai.

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Rising IoT market in India

With the advent of digital economy, more curious customers are adapting to the change in market environment. A latest report on the international market of Internet of Things (IoT) suggested last week that the global market spend is expected to grow from $625.2 billion in 2015 to $1.29 trillion in 2020 — with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.6 per cent.

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5 Principles for Cyber Security: Cyber Security Handbook

With global market trends shifting towards complete digitization, the nature of corporate asset value has also been changing. Maximum companies now consist of either intellectual property (IP) or other intangibles. As with AI, digital disruption in finance sector brings with it the corresponding risk of digitizing corporate assets.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) to affect 60%-70% of the current jobs

As the world moves from 'globalization' to glocalization, the era of digitization seems to make its entry into global markets too. We've stepped into the age of digital disruption where every new technology succeeds over its predecessor, proving the former a failure.

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Govt discusses measures for safer digital transactions

To curb the rising cyber fraud in digital transactions, a high level meeting has proposed the imposition of a token security fee on digital payments in India.

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5 Strategies for Cyber Security in Small Business Organizations

If you're a small business organization, there is absolutely no reason for you to neglect cyber security. Not spending on security or relying on outdated software to protect your data – both are equally bad ideas.

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