Western India Regional Council of
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Law Update Details

April 2019 CA. Ajay Dave

#CloudLeak #CyberRisk #DataBreach Enterprises must be able to secure their data against exposures of this type, which could have been prevented with a simple password requirement added to each bucket. Accenture’s relatively middle-of-the-road CSTAR score of 790 is a testament to the difficulty modern IT departments face. Until such enterprises can trust that their systems are only accessible as needed, hugely damaging exposures of this type will persist, exposing us all to the brunt of cyber risk. Read more at: https://bit.ly/2yDVEZk.

#Malware #CyberSecurity As your PC loses that just-out-of-box glow of perfection, it eventually starts to slow down. As the various programs you’ve installed interact with each other, it may seem to be acting peculiar. The fact that you’ve got malware protection installed doesn’t mean you can ignore these warning signs. Software isn’t perfect, and sometimes a brand-new malware attack can slip past your security. If any of the seven warning signs below match your experience, malware may well have compromised your security. Read more at: https://bit.ly/2YhCQZ9.

#PasswordMasking #Facebook Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse. By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices. Such instances highlight the call for organizations and websites to save passwords in a scrambled form that makes it almost impossible to recover the original text. Read more at: https://bit.ly/2TY4oVi.

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