Ex-Snapdeal CPO backs ethical hacker to monitor cyber risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Twenty-five year-old hacker Saket Modi has got the support of Snapdeal’s former chief product officer, Anand Chandrasekaran, to build a platform that will give CEOs and senior leaders a bird’s-eye view of how secure their companies, especially banks, are from cyber…

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Ethical hackers to test computer network security

Leicester city council have hired ‘ethical hackers’ to help them improve their cyber security. Over the past 18 months, 11 council staff have had their computers infected, which caused localised disruption to their desktops. The council have decided to employ two IT auditors as part of their cyber resilience programme…

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He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums into recruitment hotbeds and propaganda mechanisms. We need a security apparatus in the digital space to address this threat. Hackers are the face of this digital army.” The actor said he is bringing his whole team including scriptwriters of the show to observe and interact with the ethical hacker community. (Also Read: Tabu Has Shown Interest in 24, Says Director ) “From November 22, I will start shooting for 24. It will go on air in 2016. When an actor prepares for a role, we often start to live like the character. Some call it method acting. We meet real life people like the character and try to understand their nuances, their life,” he said. As per the summit’s website, speakers will share details of the espionage mission as well as hold sessions on hacking of cellular networks, medical devices in hospitals, using technical loopholes in them. The consortium claims to have discovered cyber espionage operation under which phones of Indian Army personnel, who had downloaded some mobile application related to news, had been compromised by hackers based in Pakistan. IIC CEO Jiten Jain has said that the findings were handed over to security agencies who promptly acted and sanitised the infected handset early this year.

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans He is special guest at the Ground Zero Summit 2015 being organised by Indian Infosec Consortium – a group of ethical hackers. “Threat to national security has moved to the digital dimension. Terrorist organisations have turned social networks and online forums…

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DUTCH ETHICAL HACKING PLATFORM PULLS $25 MILLION INVESTMENT

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Dutch ethical hacking platform HackerOne has received a 25 million dollar – about 22,4 million euros – investment from New Enterprise Associates, VentureBeats reports.  This money will be used to employ more hackers to find flaws in companies’ digital security systems…

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Career Spotlight: What I Do as an “Ethical Hacker”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. This breed of…

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Ethical hackers combat cyber criminals to boost public safety

(BPT) – Home Depot announced that personal financial information from 56 million credit and debit cards was at risk following a data security breach in September. Americans were still reeling from the Heartbleed bug, which compromised the security of some […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Ethical Hacking Becoming a Necessity

In crime fighting the good guys always need to be better equipped than the bad guys just to stay even. That is most certainly the case in the world of computer hacking although “staying even” sometimes seems elusive. In addition […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Ethical hackers: ‘Without us, no one will protect you’

They are leaking millions of stolen user credentials and passwords to online forums, breaching celebrities’ iCloud accounts to steal nude photos, and installing malicious software designed to steal credit and debit card information from unsuspecting retail customers. But hackers can […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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