IBM to Purchase Cyber-Security Firm Resilient Systems

IBM Security plans to acquire private cyber-security firm Resilient Systems, the computing giant said Monday, as part of a move to expand its role in the incident response market. The sale comes amid a consolidation in the cyber-sector and a decline in valuations of public and private cyber-firms. Some investors believe the companies were overvalued […]

US Cyber-Security Experts Test Skills in Exercise Meant to Stop Attacks

The moment a US official pressed a computer key Tuesday, dozens of security experts who gathered in an underground control room girded themselves for a cyber-attack – a drill meant to thwart the kinds of intrusions that have recently crippled health networks and retail giants. The weeklong event run by the Homeland Security Department and […]

Union Cabinet Approves Cyber-Security Deal With the UAE

The union cabinet on Thursday accorded approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on technical cooperation in cyberspace and combating cybercrime. The MoU was signed last month between the two countries. The agreement would pave the way for both countries cooperating mutually in combating cybercrime, particularly through […]