A cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralise the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack earlier this year has been arrested on unrelated hacking charges.
A cyber partnership can be critical for India to meet its immediate goals in securing its cyber infrastructure and expanding opportunities for the country’s tech sector.
When national security meets the global Internet of Things (IoT), who’s in charge?
Though the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack was a failure on the NSA’s part, current UN cyber norms are far too weak to hold any international actor – let alone the US – responsible.
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In what poses more scope for worry, the company said the amount of data exfiltrated is “unascertainable due to secure deletion by the malware”.
In recent days, the missing Pakistani activists have been accused of blasphemy in online posts and by at least three television commentators.
2017 will need to see less of the carrot and more of the stick in order to persuade India’s institutions to prepare against an ever-increasing number of cyber security threats.
Although demonetisation will deal a severe blow to the black economy, corruption, inflated pricing and tax evasion, terrorism – which is cheap and can be funded by kosher resources – will remain largely unaffected.
India needs the US on many counts in order to build up an optimal cyberspace ecosystem, bolster cyber security across sectors and most importantly, build critical infrastructure.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s latest measure plans to raise the level of cybersecurity at banks in Hong Kong through a three-pronged approach.
Experts point out that the draft is too broad to practically enforce, will create a licensing raj and will gravely affect the media and the public through its stringent punishments.
Consultations on Asia, Illegal Drug Trade and Cyber Security: Key Takeaways from Russia-India-China Summit
Issues ranging from cyber security to the threat from terrorism was discussed in the Russia-India-China trilateral summit. Here are the key takeaways.