Category: Campus Alerts

Winja-Null Pune Session!

–By Angelina L. Gokhale and Kaustubh Chavan Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), Pune The Null Pune Chapter hosted the first Winja Session on the 5th of January 2019 inviting women speakers to discuss on the upcoming trends and research in information security. The session received enthusiastic participation from...

Rising Oil Prices by Mohini Madhur

Reviewed by Bishakha Jain Oil prices have shown a steady rise since the end of 2003. Due to the large increase in the price of a commodity which affects household expenditures, governments have evolved a number of different strategies to deal with this problem. Rising oil prices is one...

The Unholy Trinity: Indian Banking Scams by Achintya Srivastava

Reviewed by Bishakha Jain “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose”, the more things change the more they stay the same, a popular quote by French Journalist and Novelist Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr and it is more than applicable on the ailing Indian Banking Sector. India’s scam-ridden financial...

Book Launch- Pilgrims In The Digital World

  We were fortunate to attend the book launch of Mr. Sandeep Godbole’s book, “Pilgrims in the digital world”. The program ran houseful and was attended by many eminent personalities of the information security domain. The book talks about technology yet it is not a technical book. It covers...

Writers and their Ways with Dushyant Singh

Edited by – Sristy Changkakoti What is a writer… Can simply writing few lines on the paper make you a writer…. Absolutely not. All writers rejoice!! Because we are a special breed… We are people who would prefer penning down our innermost thoughts than sharing them with our closed...

Information Risk Assessment – Industry perspective with Sunil Bakshi

Edited by – Sristy Changkakoti Safety is a myth, Risk is the reality, Fear is the mind killer. “..Wells Fargo recently paid $185 million in penalties – the highest fine levied by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)…” “..Volkswagen has been hit with over 30 federal lawsuits and 40%+ decline in stock...

Is your Android smart enough to make you secure?

With latest buzz around “Wanna Cry”, everybody is alert on the security aspect of their smart friend cum phone. This intruding suspicion will leave you amazed to discover another trojan-based malicious code “Xavier” found in more than 800 apps on Google Play Store. Analysis report by the security firm...