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Blog Entry Developer team fixed vulnerabilities in Honorable PM's app and API
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 04, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The official app of Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, was found to contain a security flaw in 2015 that exposed millions of people's personal data. A few days ago a very similar flaw was reported again. This post by Bhavyanshu Parasher, who found the flaw and sought to get it fixed last year, explains the technical details behind the security vulnerability.
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The thrill of saving India from cybercrime
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 21, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Geeks seize the chance to help the government, defence forces and banks draw up fences against tech crimes.
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Blog Entry CERT-In's Proactive Mandate - A Report on the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team’s Proactive Mandate in the Indian Cyber Security Ecosystem
by tiwari published Nov 19, 2016 — filed under: ,
CERT-IN’s proactive mandate is defined in the IT Act, 2000 as well as in the Information Technology (The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and Manner of Performing Function and Duties ) Rules, 2013 (CERT-In Rules, 2013) both of which postdate the existence of the organisation itself, which has been operational since 2004.
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Blog Entry How Long Have Banks Known About The Debit Card Fraud?
by tiwari published Oct 22, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The recent security breach in an Indian payment switch provider, confirmed earlier this week by the National Payments Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), has forced domestic banks into damage control mode over the past few days.
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The Big Debit Card Breach: Three Things Card Holders Need To Understand
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2016 — filed under: ,
A total of 32 lakh debit cards across 19 banks could have been compromised on account of a purported fraud, the National Payment Corporation of India said in a statement.
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Hakon 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 15, 2016 — filed under: ,
Udbhav Tiwari attended attended Hakon 2016, a conference held between September 30 and October 2, 2016 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India,on behalf of CIS under the Hewlett Cyber Security Project.
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National Cyber Defence Summit 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 10, 2016 — filed under: ,
National Cyber Defence Summit – 2016 was organized by the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards in association with State & Central Governments, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, AICTE & Anna University on 30 September and 1 October 2016 in Chennai. Vanya Rakesh attended the summit.
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Is India Prepared for a Cyber Attack? Suckfly And Other Past Responses Say No
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2016 — filed under: ,
From mandatory disclosures to improving CERT-IN’s functioning and transparency, there is much to be done in the event of future cyber attacks.
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CYFY 2016 - The India Conference on Cyber Security and Internet Governance
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 13, 2016 last modified Sep 13, 2016 03:23 PM — filed under: ,
Sunil Abraham will participate as a panelist at CYFY 2016 event organized by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi from September 28 to 30, 2016.
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Blog Entry Cyber Security of Smart Grids in India
by Elonnai Hickok and Vanya Rakesh published Apr 28, 2016 — filed under: ,
An integral component of the ambitious flagship programme of the Indian Government- Digital India, which paves way for a digital data avalanche in the country, is a well-designed digital infrastructure ensuring high connectivity and integration of services, the potential areas being smart cities, smart homes, smart energy and smart grids, to list a few. Likewise, the 100 Smart Cities Mission envisions changing the face of urbanization in India, to manage the exponential growth of population in the cities by creating smart cities with ICT driven solutions, along with big data analytics. Smart grid technologies are key for both these schemes.
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