Seqrite’s ‘India Cyber Threat Report’ unveils Critical Strategies for CISOs to Strengthen Cybersecurity

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Seqrite’s ‘India Cyber Threat Report’ unveils Critical Strategies for CISOs to Strengthen Cybersecurity
Seqrite’s ‘India Cyber Threat Report’ unveils Critical Strategies for CISOs to Strengthen Cybersecurity

The report also identifies multi-factor authentication (MFA) fatigue attacks, AI-generated deep fakes, and complex ransomware incidents as imminent threats requiring urgent attention. Moreover, the proliferation of underground marketplaces for corporate access underscores the interconnectedness of cybercriminal communities.

New Delhi, March 21, 2024: Seqrite, the enterprise arm of global cybersecurity solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies Ltd., unveils the critical strategies for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to fortify cybersecurity defenses amidst evolving threats in the ‘India Cyber Threat Report’.

Looking ahead to 2024, the report anticipates emerging challenges that demand vigilance and strategic preparedness. With the rise of AI-powered threats like BlackMamba and the prevalence of Living Off the Land attacks, CISOs must adopt advanced evasion techniques and heightened defenses to combat evolving threats effectively. The report, a collaborative effort between Seqrite Labs, India’s largest malware analysis facility, and the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), provides actionable intelligence to navigate the complex cybersecurity terrain.

The upcoming 2024 elections are poised to attract phishing attacks exploiting political interests, while supply chain vulnerabilities underscore the need for collaborative cybersecurity efforts between the public and private sectors.

The report also identifies multi-factor authentication (MFA) fatigue attacks, AI-generated deep fakes, and complex ransomware incidents as imminent threats requiring urgent attention. Moreover, the proliferation of underground marketplaces for corporate access underscores the interconnectedness of cybercriminal communities.

The India Cyber Threat Report responds to prevailing challenges by offering strategic guidance for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to fortify their cybersecurity defenses. It advocates for the deployment of advanced threat detection and response measures to swiftly identify and contain complex attacks, zero-day vulnerabilities, and sophisticated malware. Additionally, the report emphasizes the importance of implementing resilient strategies to mitigate ransomware threats through practices such as regular data backups, network segmentation, and prompt isolation of affected systems. CISOs are encouraged to maintain vigilance regarding evolving cyber regulations and compliance standards, aligning security policies accordingly to ensure continual compliance and resilience. Furthermore, the report highlights the significance of embracing emerging technologies like AI, quantum computing, and IoT while remaining cognizant of the associated cybersecurity risks. It also underscores the importance of fostering collaborative relationships among CISOs and security professionals to collectively enhance organizations’ cybersecurity posture and response capabilities.

As organizations step into 2024, Seqrite emphasizes the importance of proactive measures, information sharing, and adaptability in navigating the complex cybersecurity landscape. By implementing the strategies, CISOs can bolster their defenses and mitigate cyber risks effectively.

For more insights and to download the complete India Cyber Threat Report 2023, please visit https://www.seqrite.com/blog/traversing-the-cyber-threat-terrain-in-2024-insights-expert-guidance-and-collective-resilience/

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