Vol. 105 - November 19, 2013      

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Latest News:
Story of eScan on Security

With the advent of Internet and Internet-based services, we have seen a plethora of attacks which target the online users. Using these online services is not only advantageous as they provide speed and save our precious time. Online Banking accounts are associated with our email id and our email-ids are in turn associated with various social networking sites. However, one common thing which binds them all is the password. Rarely do we come across individuals who will use stringent passwords and never reuse them. However, this is not just limited to end-users. Web-services often lack basic security awareness and do not store the passwords in a secure manner. The passwords can be stolen in a variety of ways either by targeting an individual or the service-provider itself.

BYOD not an option, but a necessity for enterprises

Says Govind Rammurthy, MD and CEO, eScan, “As mobile devices undergo rapid transformation and many new devices are introduced in the markets at regular intervals, it becomes difficult for IT team to keep pace with changes in devices and their adoption, constantly changing and managing the permitted list of devices and security policies around them to better answer BYOD.”

eScan CEO on latest security trends and challenges for SMBs and enterprises

It is important to devise Security Policies based on the business objectives and needs of the organization. They should make employees understand that security policies and security audits are as essential as monthly payroll processing and yearly accounting audit, according to Rammurthy.

Cookie Mania And Private Browsing - Guest Post By Govind Rammurthy, eScan

Do you know that your online activity is being tracked by the websites that you visit? All links you visit, the forms you submit, the credentials that you fill are not a secret always. The sites that you visit maintain a record of what you did last time on their site for months and years to come.

Beware of Malicious Attacks through WhatsApp, Says eScan

The latest bunch of malicious mails making rounds is in form of an email which intimates the users about a pending WhatsApp Voicemail.

BYOD: Balancing IT Consumerisation And Security

While it is imperative for IT admins to have stringent BYOD policies in place to help secure data irrespective of where it resides, allowing an employee to bring his device boosts his productivity and morale.

eScan Partner Activity:
eScan Branding by UniCon Solution Ltd. - Bangladesh
As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility activity in Russia and the CIS region, eScan (Russia and the CIS) has gifted the eScan range of information security systems to secure computers at the Republican social orphanage in Ufa from all cyber threats. With this activity, eScan aims to provide a secured computing environment to the children of Ufa orphanage. eScan continues to assists orphanages and boarding schools, children's hospitals with cyber security awareness in Russia and the CIS.

As a part of branding exercise, eScan partner, M/s. UniCon Solution Ltd. recently launched eScan branded Dinner Sets for Dealers. The Dinner sets consists of 30pcs, 60pcs and 104pcs. Many dealers have achieved the set target and now will be receiving gifts as per their achievement.

 
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