Vibhav Agarwal

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Ransomware Cyber-Attacks: Best Practices and Preventative Measures

Ransomware Cyber-Attacks “WanaCrypt0r 2.0” or “WannaCry,” an unprecedented global ransomware cyber-attack recently hit over 200,000 banking institutions, hospitals, government agencies, and other organizations across more than 150 countries. The ransomware encrypted user data, and demanded a payment in bitcoins to

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Principles of an Effective Cybersecurity Strategy

Effective Cybersecurity Strategy A number of trends contribute to today’s reality in which businesses can no longer treat cybersecurity as an afterthought. These include a rapid increase in the number of internet connected devices, an increased dependency on third party

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5 Recommendations for Effective Governance, Risk and Compliance Management

Effective Governance, Risk and Compliance Cloud adoption continues to grow, which is evident from the fact that annual 2016 revenues for cloud vendors were “within touching distance” of $150 billion. Gartner also predicts that, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be

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5 Simple Tips to Make Strong and Robust Business Continuity Plans

Business Continuity Plans Today’s organizations need comprehensive and robust business continuity planning for swift and effective action in case of a disaster or crisis. As the trade and supply chain have gone global, businesses today expect crisis response to be

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Three Reasons Cloud Adoption Can Close The Federal Government’s Tech Gap

Federal Government Cloud Adoption No one has ever accused the U.S. government of being technologically savvy. Aging software, systems and processes, internal politics, restricted budgets and a cultural resistance to change have set the federal sector years behind its private sector

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Four Tips For Better Information Security In The Cloud

Information Security Businesses are increasingly relying on cloud based application deployments and are open to entrusting their most critical data to it. Unlike the early days of cloud, now, there is wider acceptance that cloud-based data can be as secure

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Cloud And Cybersecurity: 5 Things CISOs Need To Consider

The Cloud and Cybersecurity Tomorrow’s digital enterprise is at war today. War not only with external cybersecurity hackers and viruses, but also within the organization itself – a conclusion based on my discussions with information security managers and cloud architects

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Layering Governance Over Cloud: Do Not Re-Build Perpetually!

Layering Governance Over Cloud  As the latest Amazon earnings announcement for AWS suggests, enterprises have adopted cloud at a rapid pace over the last few years as a part of the emerging Bimodal IT paradigm. However, given the focus on

Cloud Security: How Can GRC Help?

Cloud Security An integrated GRC approach to cloud acceptance, adoption and scale includes the risk perspective from the beginning. Harnessing the power of cloud security with a GRC framework can promote and improve information security practices and drive better business

Having Your Cybersecurity And Eating It Too

The Catch 22 The very same year Marc Andreessen famously said that software was eating the world, the Chief Information Officer of the United States was announcing a major Cloud First goal. That was 2011. Five years later, as both

How IT Operations Can Survive and Thrive in a Multi-cloud World

IT Operations Can Thrive in a Multi-cloud World IT operations teams are contending with the reality that growing volumes of workloads are running across multiple cloud services. While multi-cloud environments are growing ubiquitous, many IT operations teams are still trying

Open APIs Alone Won’t Change Banking

Open Banking API’s Most people think of banks as one monolithic entity, but they are actually made up of hundreds of independent, pseudo-integrated systems. When a bank wants to make any kind of change, it has to conduct regression testing

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Google.org Fellows bring transparency to local jail data nationwide

By Google | December 14, 2019

Click here to explore Interactive Map with Localized Data In recent years, we’ve seen a bipartisan focus on criminal justice reform in the U.S., but to measure progress—and understand the breadth of the issue—we need data on who is being incarcerated

Securing Multi-Cloud Manufacturing Systems In A Zero Trust World

By Louis Columbus | December 13, 2019

Securing Multi-Cloud Manufacturing Systems Bottom Line: Private equity firms are snapping up manufacturing companies at a quick pace, setting off a merger and acquisition gold rush, while leaving multi-cloud manufacturing systems unprotected in a Zero Trust world. Securing the Manufacturing

Security is Job 1: Machines vs. Machines

By Mark Barrenechea | December 11, 2019

Digital is redefining cybercrime and cyberwarfare Cyberattacks today are multi-stage, hard to discover and highly targeted. Some security threats are accidental, stemming from unauthorized employee access. As much as 38% of attacks come from internal breaches. In other instances, hackers

Why the digital infrastructure is a matter of national interest!

By Johan Christenson | December 10, 2019

Digital Infrastructure National Interest When the Internet was born, it promised a form of democracy and guarantee that everybody could be part and setup their company to contribute and make the Internet better. Today – a few giants from one