Soumik Ghosh

Senior Writer

An avid observer and chronicler of emerging technologies with a keen eye on AI and cybersecurity. With wide-ranging experience in writing long-tail features, Soumik has written extensively on the automotive, manufacturing and BFSI sectors. In the past, he has anchored CSO Alert - CSO India's cybersecurity bulletin and been a part of several video features and interviews.

RedEcho taps into India’s power grid

The biggest data breaches in India

The biggest data breaches in India

CSO Online tracks recent major data breaches in India.

Getting the right certifications: Advice from Indian CSOs

Getting the right certifications: Advice from Indian CSOs

Having the right certifications, whether Indian or international, can help a security team perform better.

Airtel denies hackers’ claim of data breach involving 2.5 million customers’ records

Cybersecurity researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia thinks the hackers gained access to Airtel’s customer database using the company’s Subscriber Details Record (SDR) portal and that there are signs of a Pakistani hacker group being behind...

Will India’s Data Protection Bill finally see the light of day in the 2021 Union Budget?

Will India’s Data Protection Bill finally see the light of day in the 2021 Union Budget?

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill 2019, after being trudged through numerous parliamentary sessions, is once again expected to be presented in the upcoming Union Budget. And as before, it’s unlikely to be passed.

Juspay data breach could have far-reaching consequences

Juspay data breach could have far-reaching consequences

Data from the breach, affecting millions of customers, is up for sale on the dark web.

New CSO appointments in India

New CSO appointments in India

An updated list of newly-appointed chief information security officers at organizations across India.

Kapil Madaan is the new CISO at Spark Minda

Kapil Madaan is the new CISO at Spark Minda

Former global leader of cybersecurity at Max Healthcare, Madaan is moving to the world of auto manufacturing.

Shiju Rawther joins CARE Ratings as CITO

Shiju Rawther joins CARE Ratings as CITO

Former Poonawalla Finance CIO Shiju Rawther has joined credit rating agency CARE Ratings as chief information and technology officer.

Pakistan International Airlines data breach underscores sharp rise in illicit sales of access credentials

Pakistan International Airlines data breach underscores sharp rise in illicit sales of access credentials

Access to Pakistan International Airlines’ internal network and customer database is up for sale on the dark web. Here’s why the steep increase in black market sales of access to corporate networks is a brewing storm.

Apparent data breach at BigBasket reveals the need for e-commerce players to bolster cybersecurity measures

Apparent data breach at BigBasket reveals the need for e-commerce players to bolster cybersecurity measures

With the festive season and big shopping days around the corner, cybersecurity experts call for e-commerce companies to take stronger measures to protect their customers’ data.

Dr Reddy’s works to restore systems after ransomware attack

Dr Reddy’s works to restore systems after ransomware attack

The Indian pharmaceutical manufacturer is still unsure whether the attack resulted in a data breach.

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