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The Legal Case for Capital One AWS Security Breach + A Short Synopsys

Capital One data breach affected over 106 million people, 140,000 Social Security numbers, 80,000 bank account numbers,1,000,000 Social Insurance Numbers ... The breach had taken place about 4 months back however it took some time before the breach was realised, in-fact it took an external tip for Capital One to realise something had happened.

The legal case built was quite interesting. Before I share the legal case link heres a short summary just in-case you dont know…


Added by CISO Platform on August 6, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

(Panel Discussion) Shadow IT: You Cannot Protect What You Can’t See

This is a summary of the panel discussion at Security Symposium & Cyber Sentinel Award by Infocon global. The panel discussion was moderated by Jitendra Chauhan (Head of Engineering at FireCompass) along with Balaram (CISO, Manthan), Ananth Kumar Ms (Head-IT Assurance & Security, Janalaxmi Financial Services), Sumanth Naropanth and Ramakrishna Roy.…


Added by CISO Platform on August 4, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Millions Fined for British Airways And Marriott Data Breach

The Marriott fine of $ 124 Million comes right after a record fine of $230 million imposed by ICO on Monday following the British Airways Data Breach. The ICO's investigation found that the British Airways breach exposed personal data for 500,000 customers. It involved attackers installing malicious code on British Airways's site that rerouted customers to a phishing site that stole their personal details and payment card details.…


Added by CISO Platform on July 11, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

(Playbook Round Table) Cloud Security Architectural Trends: Zero Trust, Micro-segmentation & more

The cloud adoption is everywhere.. everyone is doing it, but that doesn’t mean they’re doing it right. CompTIA reported recently that 90 percent of companies are using cloud computing in some form. 

The CISO Platform Playbook Round Table discussion happened with 34-40 CISOs across metros along with VMware. The discussion was driven by Bikash Barai and the inputs from the discussion have been put together (CISO names are not provided based on privacy…


Added by CISO Platform on July 2, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

100 Top Security Influencers To Follow In 2019

We created "CISO Platform 100" with the vision to recognise those who are making a difference to the world of security. Top 100 Influencers on an average have over 68170 followers on twitter in which some of the Top Influencers have over 3,81,304 followers. Top 100 influencers are divided into 4 categories – CISO, Tech Leaders, Ethical Hackers and Media/Analyst. 

As a part of our …


Added by CISO Platform on December 11, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Top 3 Things CISOs Should Avoid In A Board Presentation - CISO Platform

There is a steep rise in interest from the Board & CEO of an organization to understand the security posture of their company. Partly because of the increasing pressure from the government regulators, stakeholders & discussions on the potential risk of individual liability for corporate directors who do not take appropriate responsibility for oversight of cybersecurity.…


Added by CISO Platform on August 31, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Short Guide On Shadow IT 2018

Not having real time view of your dynamic digital footprint and the risks it is introducing, leaves an organization in the dark and serves as a low hanging fruit for attackers to use this exposed information to fuel their malicious attacks. Understanding the impacts of Shadow IT can be crucial.…


Added by CISO Platform on August 21, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Forrester Wave WAF Guide 2018 : Top 10 Vendors That Matter & How They Stack Up

he Forrester Wave™ Guide on Web Application Firewall, Q2 2018, is a detailed guide that helps you understand the 33 criteria & How To Use To Effectively WAF, Forrester Wave, helps in Measure Up WAF Vendors which is developed by Forrester for evaluating web application firewall vendors. 

In this evaluation, Forrester has identified 10 most significant ones - Akamai Technologies, Amazon Web…


Added by CISO Platform on August 8, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

(20 Page Guide) Critical Capabilities For Evaluating WAF - Web Application Firewall

With the increased growth in the usage of the internet, mobile applications, and the Internet of Things, applications become ubiquitous but their security is low key. Deploying an effective WAF will be one of the baseline measures organizations can take to protect themselves from breaches and secure their customers.…


Added by CISO Platform on July 25, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

India Security Technology Adoption Report 2018

Security Technology Adoption Report 2018 is a study by CISO Platform in association with FireCompass. This survey was conducted online and the results discussed in the report are based on the responses of CISO’s across the country. There are more than 395 data points from across the country.…


Added by CISO Platform on July 10, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top 3 Misconceptions About the Deep Web & What CISOs Need to Know

Deep Web is the internet that cannot be accessed through standard search engines or the pages that are not indexed in any way.

Top 3 Misconceptions About the Deep Web

Deep Web & Dark…


Added by CISO Platform on April 19, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Top 10 CISO Focus on Information and IT Security Technology for 2018

2018 started with our community meets for Security Priority Planning for 2018.. and through our live survey we gathered some interesting insights. Technologies that are part of Key Focus Area for a CISO in 2018 are Security Analytics, SOC Implementation/ Upgradation, 3rd Party Risk Management, Awareness & Education, Vulnerability Management, Managing Advanced & Targeted Threats, Threat Intel Program, Incidence Response Program, Cloud Virtualization, Privacy, Cyber Resilience…


Added by CISO Platform on January 30, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 Emerging Security Technologies in 2018

Top 10 Emerging Technologies in 2018:

2018 started with our community meets for Security Priority Planning for 2018.. and through our live survey we gathered some interesting insights. Most votes (in percentage) were for network behaviour analytics, Security Orchestration, Cyber Risk Insurance, Secure DevOps & UEBA(User & Entity Behaviour Analytics). Technologies like MDR, Deception, Container Security,…


Added by CISO Platform on January 30, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management 2017

Enterprise mobility management suites connect mobile devices to enterprise workflows while supporting the perpetual growth in device numbers and types. Professionals responsible for mobile and endpoint strategies, must maintain focus on near- and long-term goals in this dynamic segment. 

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Added by CISO Platform on September 5, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Complete Guide To Log & Event Management (by Anton Chuvakin Gartner)

Everybody has logs and that means that everybody ultimately will have to deal with them—if only because many regulatory mandates prescribe that. In this guide, Dr. Anton Chuvakin will analyze the relationship between SIEM and log management, focusing not only on the technical differences and different uses for these technologies but also on architecting their joint deployments. In addition, he will provide recommendations for companies…


Added by CISO Platform on August 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

eBook : Deception 2.0 for Dummies

Deception is a very useful and effective tactic to detect and evade threats in many situations. The modern cybersecurity situation is one such example.

This book explains cybersecurity deception and technologies in six short chapters which includes:…


Added by CISO Platform on August 18, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Launching Top Security Vendor Awards - Solely Based On User Reviews on FireCompass

Today buying has become more social & buyers want to know what their peers or what other buyers & users are saying about it. FireCompass thinks it is indeed a very great achievement when your buyers love your product and we want to help you spread that…

Added by CISO Platform on July 13, 2017 at 5:00pm — 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

Ransomware Response Guide

The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware infection. This guide is split into several sections, with the most critical and time-sensitive being in the initial response section. 

If you are currently experiencing a ransomware incident, it is highly recommended you immediately review the containment section below, and return to this section at a later time for an overall background of ransomware.…


Added by CISO Platform on May 16, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management

This report gives you a broad view on the present technology providers and their relative position. The Magic Quadrant report positions technology players within a specific market. It brings together the major competing technology providers along with emerging, established and niche technology providers. 

The evaluation criteria along with graphical representation help ones rapidly ascertain the technology providers and their performance in the…


Added by CISO Platform on May 2, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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