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Playbook for DDOS Security Response

(Author : Chandra Prakash Suryawanshi,  SVP- India & APAC at Aujas Networks Pvt. Ltd. )

Information security incident management if often a combination of technical controls, processes, communication strategy, detailed procedure and plan. The objective of  this…


Added by Amit, CISO Platform on May 6, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Announcing Pre-Registrations@ SACON 2017: Security Architecture Conference

Announcing Pre-registrations for the 4th edition of SACON - Security Architecture Conference in Bangalore on 10-11 November 2017.

Agenda Highlights: SACON 2017 aims to…


Added by CISO Platform on July 7, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Advanced Security Operations Centre (SOC) - Features & Technical Capabilities

This gives a glimpse of Advanced Security Operations Centre (SOC) Features & Technical Capabilities. This document is not explicit, it assumes you have prior knowledge of the subject, therefore only pointers have been mentioned.

This was presented at SACON and speakers explain subjects in detail during sessions for deeper understanding. Next…


Added by pritha on July 2, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

Top 7 Things to do: Legal Aspects in Cyber Crisis Management (for Banks)

Root cause analysis/investigation/forensic analysis of crisis, acquisition and retention of evidence and logs are necessary from legal point of view. Collection of evidence needs to be efficient so that the bank should not face any legal complexity during further investigation. The below guidelines need to be followed to avoid legal complexity.

Top 7 Things to do:

  • Affected every electronic evidence will be…

Added by CISO Platform on April 29, 2017 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Forrester Report : Vision 2020 - The Impact Of Mobility, IOT & AI On The Future Of Business Transformation

As mobile gains more capabilities and access to company data, mobile devices continue to play an important role in how workers do their jobs. Information workers are no longer tied to their PCs — smartphones, tablets, and laptops give them the flexibility to choose the device that best suits the context of each task performed. The internet of things (IoT)…


Added by pritha on May 26, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

A Review “WannaCry Ransomeware” attack took place on 12th May, 2017

On 12th May, 2017 a Ransomware attack named as “WannaCry” Ransomeware, one of the largest ever cyber attacks - was reported, infecting the 19 trusts of NHS (National Health Services) in UK and infecting computers in many other countries including Spain, Russia, US, India, Ukrain etc.), at 19 different location. It was reported that day-1 itself it infected about 1,26,000 to  2,00,000 machines (mentioned in different research reports from different countries) which reached to 104…


Added by Sunil Pandey on May 23, 2017 at 5:07pm — No Comments

WannaCry Ransomware - All that you need to know

A new ransomware attack, very recently has caught many organizations and users off guard. The ransomware Wannacry has infected systems across the globe and has been the topic of discussion among security professionals for quite some days now.

The new infections for the moment has been stopped by an accidental hero "MalwareTech" by activating the kill switch found after reverse engineering the malware but security experts believe that a new variant could be launched very soon with no…


Added by Atul kumar Singh (CISO Platform) on May 22, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

3 Free "Security Architecture" Related Resources !!

Here's some exciting content on security architecture. It includes tools for Data Protection, Incident Response Tool Qualification & more. There's a great conference for security builders too - SACON…

Added by pritha on April 30, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top 5 Enterprise Security Architecture Measurement Categories

Here is brief Summary of Top 5 Enterprise Security Architecture Measurement Categories. This was earlier presented in SACON (India's only Security Architecture Conference in India)by Arnab Chattopadhyay, VP - Engineering @ Infoworks Inc & Bikash Barai, Co-Founder FireCompass

Architecture Measurement…


Added by CISO Platform on April 29, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Executive Summary to Build Enterprise Security Architecture Governance Program

This article examined the field of security architecture from the point of view of security governance. It explains how security architecture governance can be created as a sub-field of security governance and how the principles and structure of the same can be applied to security architecture governance to build an overarching security environment that is easy to understand, change, monitor and maintain. This report was…


Added by CISO Platform on April 29, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

4 Phases of Cyber Crisis Management

There are four phases in Cyber Crisis Management, namely Detection, Response, Containment & Recovery. Here is a glimpse of the four phases. 


>>Get the Complete Report on Crisis Management…


Added by CISO Platform on April 29, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

5 Free Enterprise Mobility Management Tools

These are top 5 FREE tools you should consider while building your Enterprise Mobility Management:


It is a privately held company recognized as a “pure player” in the enterprise Mobility market and the first software vendor to distribute its cloud based or on premise Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP).

Type: Open-Source



Added by Amit, CISO Platform on April 10, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Cyber Incident Response - The 5 Important Steps

This article gives us 5 fundamental steps and questions one must ask to understand the crisis of the Incident. This includes understanding the incident, the control points, plan of action, communication, business impacts.

( Read…


Added by pritha on February 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ransomware - Practical View, Mitigation & Prevention Tips

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts everything on your system with a cryptographic algorithm and holds that encrypted data hostage for ransom. It demands the user to pay for the decryption key. There are two types of ransomware. The first type encrypts all data on the system and renders it nearly impossible to decrypt without the key. The second type simply locks the system and demands to enter the key for data decryption but does not encrypt data itself.…


Added by pritha on February 16, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Meet 1-Minute RSAC Expo Navigator Tool!

RSA conference is one of the leading security conferences worldwide with 700+ vendors at the Expo, which creates some unique challenges for security professionals. Some of the challenges @RSAC Expo are as below:

  • Extremely difficult to identify the vendors in your area of interest in the crowd of 700+…

Added by Amit, CISO Platform on February 15, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

2016: The year of Ransomware - Let's change 2017...

2016 will go in history as the year CyberCriminals made fortune by using vulnerabilities found in technology and moreover exploiting human weaknesses. The infamous CEO Scam brought billions of dollars to CyberCriminals. I had written a separate post to handle this crime, more details can be found here…


Added by Vikas Arora on February 2, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

CISO Guide: Enterprise Mobility Management (The Big Bang Theory)

The mobility explosion is the big bang that keeps expanding. It moved from stages like laptop, blackberry, touch based devices, tablets & more. The boundaries between working “in the office,” “on the road,” or “at home” have been blurred by the untethered power of smartphones, tablets, and other portable devices. Employees expect the flexibility to work on the devices they choose, and employers have come to expect always-on availability. That business requirement often conflicts with…


Added by pritha on January 16, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CISO Platform Annual Summit, 2016 Highlights

CISO Platform Annual Summit @ Goa, last week saw over 100+ attendees for over 2 days making the the spirit of knowledge sharing and learning a huge success in the Information Security Executives of India. Here are the highlights of the awesome keynotes, electrocuting Turbo sessions and some great knowledge boost training sessions.

International Experts like CTO of Xerox, Black Hat Review Board Member, Ex-CISO at Israeli…


Added by Gireesh Kumar on December 6, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Risk Analysis using Open FAIR and Adoption of right Security Controls (SACON Presentation)

Speaker: Satish K Sreenivasaiah, Lead Architect @ TCS …


Added by Gireesh Kumar on November 14, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Enterprise Security Architecture (SACON Presentation)

Speakers : Arnab Chattopadhyay, VP - Engineering @ Infoworks Inc & Bikash Barai, Co-Founder Cigital India ( Earlier iViZ )

*We suggest you use Chrome to view the slides, as the it may be inaccessible on other browsers like safari…


Added by Gireesh Kumar on November 14, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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