A Date with Data: Demystifying EU's Data Protection Regulations

On May 25, 2018, the European Union will formally enforce the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GPDR), widely considered by experts to be the most comprehensive data protection law to ever be defined. The landmark regulation supersedes the Data Protection Directive and gives EU citizens more power over their private information. Hrishikesh Sivanandhan, VP & BU Head - Consulting Services at Paladion Networks elaborates what it means for Indian businessesRead more

Machine Learning to Become a Standard Element in Cybersecurity

My advice to enterprises adopting Machine Learning is to look for a cyber security partner that can employ algorithms customized to their business, and not accept a blanket approach that is used across the board. This is paramount because every business is different and needs a tailored approach for optimal protection against today’s sophisticated cyber threatsRead more

GDPR Beyond EU

“GDPR focuses on data belonging to EU nationals, hence it is critical for organisations to undertake a detailed data discovery exercise to understand the flow of EU national data across their IT systems and physical storage landscape,” explains Austin Kuruvilla, GDPR Consultant, Paladion. As a GDPR consultant, Paladion recommends that organisations undertake a phase-wise approach, including Data Discovery and Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Control Framework Design and Roadmap Preparation, Control Implementation and Internal audit. “The internal audit allows organisations to assess the final level of compliance with regards to GDPR requirements,” adds KuruvillaRead more

A New Paradigm in Enterprise Security: AI Driven Managed Detection and Response

The global cybersecurity landscape today is more challenging than it has ever been before. Growing adoption of smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to a complete dissolution of previously secure network perimeters. Attack volumes are on the rise, attack patterns have become more sophisticated, attackers are using AI based attacks and the number of vulnerable nodes that can be exploited has increased exponentiallyRead more

Ever Heard of Managed Detection and Response? You May Need It in 2018

In 2018, your network will most likely be breached. In previous years, we would not be able to say this. Network perimeters were limited and securable. Attacks were relatively uniform and predictable. And attack volume was low enough to be stopped with heavy investment in legacy security information and event management (SIEM) systemsRead more

Top 5 emerging vendors of MDR Solutions (Managed Detection and Response)

Here is the list of top 5 emerging vendors of MDR Solutions (Managed Detection and Response). But before that let us understand what is the difference between MDR and MSS (Managed Security Services)….Read more

Combating New Age Threats with AI

Artificial Intelligence is just an emerging technology in the region. How is your MDR service powered by AI reliable to customers? Or how do you see cyber adversaries using AI in cyber-attacks?

While AI may only be an emerging technology in the Middle East, it is a more mature technology in other parts of the world…Read more

Union Budget 2018 Focuses on Digital India, Infrastructure, Health, Employment and Education

Entire excitement came to an end when Union Budget 2018-19 announced by FM last day. Mr. Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister presented budget focused majorly on inclusive growth and tried to push economic growth by making some good announcements.This year’s Budget focused towards Healthcare, Agriculture and growth of SMEs. The government also boosted investment on the growth of Digital India. ICT industry seems quite happy with certain announcements but smartphone and TV players are not seems to be pleased with rise on custom duty…Read more

It’s Time to Rethink Your Security Strategies

Stressing on the importance of response time, Amit Roy, Executive Vice President and Regional Head EMEA, Paladion explains that Dwell Time will become an important factor in days to come. “On average it takes more than 100 days to detect an active advanced threat by enterprises in the region. This delay can be reduced by collecting exhaustive data about their networks, users and applications to deploy intelligent systems to sift through this enormous data,” explains Roy…Read more

AI Will Change the Game for Cybersecurity

At the end of 2017, cybersecurity experts published their predictions for 2018. One big theme repeated in many headlines:
• Hackers to exploit AI technology for data breaches in 2018— Symantec
• 2018: The gloves are coming of as cybercriminals leverage AI, profiling— CSO
• An AI arms race and attacks on cryptocurrency among cyber security predictions for 2018— betanews

These experts predict that AI will change the game for cybersecurity in 2018. But when you evaluate the state of cybersecurity at the end of 2017, you see that the game has already changed, and that in 2018 AI will simply intensify this change…Read more