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Berlin beefs up its cyber security Analyses & Assessments

Berlin beefs up its cyber security

Germany is looking to expand its research in cyber-security, signalling an end on their dependence on the US or China for hardware and critical...

US gears up for the mid-terms Analyses & Assessments

US gears up for the mid-terms

US states are investing millions of dollars in cybersecurity ahead of the crucial elections in November. The consensus amongst the intelligence...

Google’s Titan: End of Cyberthreats? Analyses & Assessments

Google’s Titan: End of Cyberthreats?

Google has unveiled the Titan Security Key, a piece of hardware used to authenticate logins over Bluetooth and USB. Google LLC is an American...

Cyber Space Race Analyses & Assessments

Cyber Space Race

The US is losing ground as the leader of global cybersecurity legislation in the face of assertive EU privacy standards and China’s draconian vision...

Singapore’s Most Serious Cyberattack Analyses & Assessments

Singapore’s Most Serious Cyberattack

Singapore’s government health database was the target of a major cyberattack where personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime...

Democracy under (cyber) attack Analyses & Assessments

Democracy under (cyber) attack

At a hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, Eric Rosenbach explained how democracies might be particularly vulnerable to cyber-...

Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy & Technology Analyses & Assessments

Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy & Technology

The Synergia Foundation brought together Israeli cyber law, regulation, and policy expert Deborah Housen-Couriel and Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS –...

Russian cyber tensions Analyses & Assessments

Russian cyber tensions

On Thursday, the United Kingdom and United States formally identified Russia as the propagator of the NotPetya cyber-attacks of 2017. The attacks...

Cyber Threats: Who Cares; Who will I call? Analyses & Assessments

Cyber Threats: Who Cares; Who will I call?

In June 2017, the Synergia Foundation organized a Conference on ‘Cyber Threats – Who Cares? Who Should I Call?'. The primary objective was to bring...

Security 360 Analyses & Assessments

Security 360

The Synergia Conclave 2017 – titled Security 360, was held in Bangalore, India from November 17-19, 2017. The key focus of this conference was to...

Cyber Resilience Analyses & Assessments

Cyber Resilience

Sir David Omand, former Director of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), provided his predictions on how the cyber world will evolve...

Cybersecurity- A 360 Perspective Analyses & Assessments

Cybersecurity- A 360 Perspective

Cyber threats need a holistic, 360-degree security approach covering all aspects of external and internal intelligence, web intelligence, human...

Offensive Cyber Analyses & Assessments

Offensive Cyber

To assure their own cybersecurity, states will sometimes intrude into the strategically important networks of other states and will threaten, often...

Financial and cyber terrorism Analyses & Assessments

Financial and cyber terrorism

Global finance’s exclusive reliance on electronic communication, together with the billions of dollars traded daily, present lucrative opportunities...

Changing paradigms in internal security Analyses & Assessments

Changing paradigms in internal security

Since the advent of independence, India has faced a multitude of security challenges to its nationhood – both internal and external. A panel of...

Cyber threats: Who cares & Who should I call Analyses & Assessments

Cyber threats: Who cares & Who should I call

The Synergia Foundation along with the Government of Karnataka hosted a round table on ‘Cyber threat- ‘Who cares & Who should I call?’? on 28...

Cyber Security: A Board Dilemma Analyses & Assessments

Cyber Security: A Board Dilemma

Tobby Simon, the president of Synergia Foundation has written a report on ‘ CyberSecurity- A Board Dilemma’. In his report, he has brought out...

China Maintains Censorship Analyses & Assessments

China Maintains Censorship

The ‘WannaCry ransomware’ which happened on 12th May, 2017 has affected over 150 countries surfacing as a global attack. This has led many countries...

Russia Fights against cyber crimes Analyses & Assessments

Russia Fights against cyber crimes

Wan naCry ransomware attack on computers worldwide on 12th May 2017, has raised the issue of cybercrimes as well as increased the pressure on...

New-Age Pirates of the Sea Analyses & Assessments

New-Age Pirates of the Sea

The ever-expansive cyber space has paved way for multiple potholes for users- as of recently, for an uber-deluxe community of superyacht owners.