Month: November 2021

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Panasonic confirms being cyber attacked

On 26 November 2021 , Panasonic, a Japanese technology giant confirmed that it had been the victim of a cyber attack on November 11. Reportedly attackers accessed Panasonic’s data stored on a file server. The company says that immediately after detecting the attack, the company immediately reported the incident to the relevant authorities and implemented […]

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A billion people and a Privacy law that is not about Privacy

In the year 2017 Despite the resistance from the Government, Honorable Supreme Court of India held the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental right in India. Fast forward to 2019, when a bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill,2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha of Parliament of India. There was a new energy and […]

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UK Supreme Court has blocked a £3bn class action lawsuit against Google

In a major decision which impacts the future of class action suits for privacy breaches against tech giants, a ruling by the Supreme Court has decided in favour of Google, LLC. In case titled Lloyd Versus Google LLC, one Mr Richard Lloyd – with financial backing from Therium Litigation Funding IC, a commercial litigation funder […]

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USD 1 trillion Infrastructure bill including that for cybersecurity spending passed

Infrastructure bill that funds more than a trillion dollars in nationwide federal spending including that for cybersecurity passed by U.S. Congress. President Joe Biden said the passage of this bill will make USA more competitive globally. Amongst other things the bill allocates $1 billion for state, local and tribal governments to reinforce their cybersecurity programs.Ransomware […]

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Majority of Indian firms set to increase cybersecurity budget in 2022

Majority of Indian firms set to increase cybersecurity budget in 2022 Global Digital Trust Insights 2022 is a survey of 3,602 business, technology, and security executives (CEOs, corporate directors, CFOs, CISOs, CIOs, and C-Suite officers) conducted in July and August 2021 across 60+ territories. This year’s survey offers the C-suite a guide to simplifying cyber […]

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