Are digital payments in India making the country a soft target for cyber criminals?

As the digital wave is penetrating tier II, III, and even rural areas, the apprehension has become more significant. Comprising a substantial portion of the population, the uninitiated users are most susceptible to digital crime and can fall victim to even the most basic digital threats due to low digital awareness…Read more

Is India ready for lawful hacking?

The interconnected nature of the internet has been a boon for society. Since inception, it has facilitated ceaseless sharing of information, thus, dramatically amplifying our knowledge through collaborations. Unfortunately, these characteristic advantages have also made the internet a breeding ground for unlawful activities…Read more

Why Risk Assessment Is Essential In The Digital-First World

A weak data security framework can be hazardous for business and probably no one knows it better than TalkTalk, a telecommunication solutions provider in UK. In October 2015, the company faced a data breach where a minor bug was leveraged by attackers to bypass network restrictions and acquire customer data. This compromised financial data of close to 4% of its users and TalkTalk was recently fined a whopping £400,000 for its negligence…Read more

CIO Applications Magazine recognizes Paladion as a Top 25 Cyber Security company in the US.

Data breaches can have ever lasting impact on an organization and the growing number of ransomware attacks on enterprises has kept Chief Security Officers on their toes. Though IoT connects web-enabled devices, lack of standardized architecture securing connected devices has opened up vulnerabilities. Defending from malicious activities and protecting data has gained top priority among the CSOs across organizations…Read more

Securing your data on mobile phones

The Indian economy is going cashless and digital. The move towards a cashless digital economy has made more people move to either digital banking or electronic transactions. Mobile wallets have become very popular along with other UPI based apps and BHIM. As online and digital transactions rise, cyber criminals have also become active, targeting mostly online payment platforms…Read more

Cybersecurity needs a new paradigm- Speed, says Paladion

Sunil Gupta, the COO, and Amit Roy, the regional sales head for EMEA region shared the stage as the speakers with leaders from the Banking & Financial World. Amit being a part of the panel discussion titled Boardroom Strategies: Defining a Security Roadmap for the Journey Ahead spoke about Security overview of threats, trends and lessons learnt from 2016…Read more

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Paladion Highlights CISO challenges

Watch Amit Roy, EVP and Regional Head EMEA, provide quick insights on the challenges today’s CISOs face. He is talking to ITP.net, a leading technology news site in the Gulf…Read more

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Are fintech startups taking right measures on the cyber security front?

The integration between digital technology and financial services has led to exciting new developments in the financial sector over the last couple of years, and has given rise to a whole new industry vertical – the fintech industry…Read more

Security Advisor Middle East | Issue 13

Amit Roy, Executive Vice Presidents and Regional Head EMEA, Paladion, examines fundamental Strategies organisations can adopt to keep pace with rapidly evolving threats (Page 21)…Read more

Kenyan IT firm signs partnership with Indian multinational to train employees

The partnership between Serianu and Paladion Networks is intended to give the Kenyan firm access to new technologies for security monitoring capabilities and training of employees on cyber defence tactics. Paladion Networks will provide technologies, human resource and offer training to staff to enable Serianu take local and regional managed security services contracts…Read more

With the Rise in Social Media Use Mobile Security Should be on Top of the Mind

As it is with most technologies in the market, you are at a constant security threat when using smartphones, Tablets, iPads and other devices. What people don’t understand is that not only can your smartphone be hacked, it can be done very easily without your knowledge…Read more

Web of Frauds

“There are millions of users who have poor awareness of security features in their devices. Attackers can easily target them to carry out frauds – these will be low value per individual, but the volume will be high…Read more

How to fix the security vulnerabilities around IoT

Take this scenario: after a long tiresome day, you enter your home exhausted, and fall flat on the couch; and you are in no mood to go on a cumbersome remote-hunting endeavour. In this situation, what do you do? You decide to give out a series of voice commands:..Read more

Big Data Based Security Solutions Need of Hour

In the wake of high profile attacks, cyber security has undoubtedly become the key priority area for IT decision makers. While the developed countries such as the USA and UK are much ahead in terms of cyber security awareness and are leveraging advanced technologies to mitigate the cyber risk, Indian enterprises still lack complete knowledge of cyber threats…Read more

Paladion’s RisqVU IST now at AWS Marketplace

Paladion announced today that its RisqVU IST platform is available at Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and now AWS customers can subscribe to RisqVU IST to perform Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) based asset scans to detect signature-less malware on cloud assets…Read more

Paladion Launches CyberActive SAAS Service

Paladion, a global security solution provider, announced the subscription service for securing SAAS applications in dev, test & ops at HPE Protect 2016 event. The service called CyberActive SAAS provides organizations an easy to consume service for securing their apps, APIs, and web services…Read more

Cyber Security Tips for Budding Startups

A well-entrenched cyber security programme is an absolute must for any budding startups. Data breaches reached an all-time high last year. Millions of people were affected as hackers stole information via phishing emails, watering hole attacks and ransomware…Read more

Paladion Networks Awarded Best Managed Security Services Provider at the Security Advisor ME Awards

Paladion, a global cyber security leader, announced today that Security Advisor Middle East, the region’s leading Information Security magazine awarded Paladion the “The Best Managed Security Services Provider of the Year 2016” at the Security Advisor Middle East Awards 2016…Read more

Paladion Networks Bags Best Analytics Tool Of The Year Award At India Analytics Award 2016

Paladion Networks, a global cyber security leader, announced today that UNICOM awarded Paladion’s RisqVU ADR “The Best Analytics Tool of the Year” at its India Analytics Summit 2016. Paladion’s RisqVU Active Detection and Response (ADR) is a Big Data based security analytics platform that helps discover unknown cyber threats through statistical models, machine learning algorithms, and visual analytics…Read more

Multi-Award Winning Cyber Security Firm, Paladion, Signs Contracts to Protect Major Banks in the Middle East

Paladion, the world’s leading Managed Security Services Company, has announced today that it has been successful in securing significant multi -year Managed Services Contracts with two of the biggest financial institutions in the GCC…Read more

SMEs are sitting ducks for Cyber-Attackers

Cyberattacks are increasing both in terms of the number of attacks and sophistication such as the targeted attacks, ransomwares and advanced persistent threats. While the attacks and data breaches at large enterprises such as Sony or Target are highly publicised and get media attention, it does not mean that SMEs are not vulnerable to cyber attacks…Read more

Understanding Risks and Securing an IoT Environment

IOT is a revolution in the making. It is possibly the only technology that has enterprise, consumer, and industrial use cases. The industrial use cases are also called Operational Technology or Industrial Internet of Things…Read more

GCC cyber security market estimated to reach $10.41b

The GCC cyber security market is estimated to grow over $10.41 billion by the end of 2022. Currently, cyber security solutions are acquiring a major share of the market because of an increase in the internet users in the GCC region with current estimation being approximately 40 million…Read more

Everything you wanted to know about Ransomware

Ransomware, as the name suggests, is a type of malware that encrypts data on your system and demands ransom for decrypting it. Advanced 128 to 256–bit encryption algorithms are used to encrypt data. In most cases, decryption without the key is not possible. Affected parties are paying up – data for such organizations and individuals is very valuable and losing it is not an option. The concept of extracting money from affected people / organizations has worked as data is important and is a lifeline…Read more

We focus a lot in knowledge transfer to our channel partners

The major security trends will be around securing data with increased cloud adoption by enterprises and securing users who are increasingly mobile. Advanced malware and ransomware will continue to be main threat vector. For large enterprises, the use of big data security analytics to detect targeted attacks will become a necessity given the recent spate of breaches…Read more

Cyber attack attribution: Strategies and tools for business organizations

Attack Attribution is all about finding out the entity that has successfully breached your cyber defences. This is an important consideration for forensic investigators, intelligence analysts, and national security officials. However, for most business organizations identifying the actual attacker may not be that critical. The idea here is: this is detective work meant more for cybercrime sleuths as part of their forensic analysis…Read more

Ransomware attacks to escalate in 2016

Ransomware attacks have been the biggest pain point for enterprises. They have become a scourge for consumers, businesses and government institutions. According to a report by Trend Micro, India had been the victim of the highest number of ransomware infections during the second quarter of 2015. India’s position had risen from the eighth to number one…Read more

Is your mobile application secure and enabled with right level of protection?

As financial institutions capitalize on new opportunities by providing online services, they continuously face security breaches. Let’s out out how a bank showed 50% reduction in security issues in the subsequent mobile applications and how these mobile applications were benchmarked against global and RBI security standards…Read more

Security aspects to keep in mind while embarking on a cloud journey

Today, a data breach is a pain in the derriere for many enterprises. When a breach occurs, it is a nerve-wracking situation–typically an all-hands-on-deck moment. For instance, an attacker managing to corrupt data on the cloud could potentially cause colossal damage…Read more

The next step for information risk management

SME owners along with CEOs of large enterprises today are losing sleep over information security concerns, despite investing heavily on technology to ensure better business performance. However, these technology investments are being made in the interest of innovating and accelerating the impact of technology for their customers rather than to protect the data itself…Read more

Budget 2016: What the Indian IT industry says

It is a comprehensive budget covering various sectors and is focused on growth. With regards to IT sector to be more specific, few positive aspects are – thrive on innovation and patents from India, extension of SEZ deduction, increased focus on digital initiatives spend including rural areas are few things to mention…Read more

How to ensure security for Internet of Things (IoT) devices

Internet of Things is a revolution that has suddenly captured our imagination. As a technology, IoT is unique since it has a role to play in consumer, enterprise and industrial worlds. At the consumer level, the adoption of IoT for areas including home monitoring & control, wearable tech, and connected cars has already started. At the enterprise level building management, fleet management, hospital management, retail, telecom, and energy sectors are already adopting it for various benefits…Read more

Taking Cyber Security to Qatar

Paladion in co-operation with Kaspersky will host a cyber security conference in Doha, Qatar on 17th February 2016.This event will be targeted at CIO’s, CISO’s, IT heads and senior management executives from large private and government enterprises across the country. A focal point of the conference will be Paladion’s unique cyber security framework CyberActive, an active cyber defense model that embeds robust protection in every fragment and continuously integrates threat intelligence for proactive mitigation of threats…Read more

What’s New in Security to Counter Evolving Cybercrime

The world, it was once said, is shrinking. This statement is profoundly out of place in the present day and age. Aided by the spectacular rise of the digital medium, today’s world has already shrunk enough to fit into our palms. Owing to the evolution of technologies such as cloud-based infrastructure, better bandwidth connectivity and improved wireless networking, there is no task – be it professional, personal or social – left untouched by this changing tide…Read more

Paladion Networks aims to expand its Channel to increase market reach

Paladion is a specialized partner for information risk management, assisting its partners to improve their business operations by leveraging its industry-wide experience, expertise in cutting-edge technology and an extensive portfolio of services. Paladion is a robust managed security service provider, with over a decade of experience, trusted by organizations from around the globe from Asia to the US to EMEA…Read more

As BYOD becomes common, the importance of Internet Security

Today’s workforce is reliant on computers, laptops and smartphones as the infrastructural extensions of an organization. These devices, endowed with the power of the internet, carry important documents and passwords that form a virtual identity for organizations, especially with BYOD policies becoming a trend. Therefore, it is essential organizations ensure that they have the best of internet security to guarantee that their identity is not compromised or important data lost…Read more

Industry Reaction on Digital India Week

There is widespread misconception that prioritizing web security is only a relevant concern for large corporations that operate in the public eye, and this leads many businesses to under appreciate the importance of investing in strong cyber protection…Read more

Global Expansion: Opportunities in the U.S for Indian Companies

Brickwork India, the India representative of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) organized the seminar on Global Expansion in Bangalore on July 23rd 2015. The seminar, conducted with the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), highlighted the business opportunities in Fairfax County, Virginia – just outside Washington, DC – for Indian firms with IT services and solutions for the Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics and Defence and Aerospace domains…Read more

Quote on Digital India Campaign by Mr. Rajat Mohanty, CEO & Co-Founder, Paladion Networks

It is very encouraging to see cyber security being given emphasis in the Digital India Campaign. India has a lot of talent and there are many entrepreneurs brimming with ideas on information security. The Digital India Campaign will give a boost to the Make In India Cyber Security Market…Read more

Third edition of Gisec to launch Safe Cities Briefing Day

Safe Cities Briefing Day is a platform designed for the Middle East’s senior public sector officials to discuss ways of securing smart and connected cities using innovative technologies…Read more

Five things to consider before implementing SOC

With businesses growing significantly fast in today’s marketplace, the ability to monitor risks, whether for compliance purposes or security purposes, is critical. When an organization is small, information is safe and secure because there is a limited set of people who may access it…Read more

Is SIEM really a white elephant?

In many organisations today, a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution is like a “white elephant,” expensive to maintain and adding very little value to the overall security posture of the organization…Read more