Topic: application security

MS Office vulnerabilities, unexplained outage puts Microsoft in a tough spot

The biggest software company in the world, Microsoft has had a rough month with significant spikes in targeted malware attacks and an out-of-the-blue Office 365 outage that threw enterprises out of gear all over the globe. 

The great privacy debacle: Congress, BJP find themselves a common adversary

Here's how both BJP and Congress dropped the ball in the data privacy game

Twitter, Google lose their top security executives

Michael Coates, CISO, Twitter, and Michal Zalewski, director, Information security engineering and assurance, Google have quit their respective companies. 

Reaper emerges a cyber security threat for global enterprises

APT37, popularly known as Reaper has been primarily targeting the chemicals, electronics, manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, and healthcare industries for North Korean state interests.

Android for enterprise: Google specifies devices and guidelines

Google has laid down the minimum standards for smartphones to ensure their safe and effective use in the enterprise.

What is SQL injection? This oldie but goodie can make your web applications hurt

SQL injection attacks are well-understood and easily preventable, and the priority for risk mitigation should be preventing SQL injection attacks in the first place. Listen to Little Bobby Tables and sanitize your database inputs.

Tinder fixes bug, but does not reveal if accounts were compromised

Indian ethical hacker Anand Prakash pointed out the bug to Facebook and Tinder, through which a hacker could take over tinder accounts with just a phone number. 

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Solutions approach to rule India’s security market: Rajesh Maurya, Fortinet

Hiring specialized people as a security thinker is crucial for modern businesses, says Rajesh Maurya, regional vice president at Fortinet.

2018 will be the year of synchronised security: Sunil Sharma, Sophos

Synchronized security is the right ammo for businesses of all sizes, especially in this highly digitized world says Sunil Sharma, MD, Sophos India.

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The most sought after cybersecurity skills in 2018

The ever-evolving threat landscape has made it imperative for security professionals to stay on top of the latest security tools. Here’s a look at the most sought after cybersecurity skills in 2018