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.

The biggest data breaches in India

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.

9 lakh IRCTC users’ personal data found online

9 lakh IRCTC users’ personal data found online

Personally identifiable information (PII) for 9 lakh individuals, said to be from Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, has been posted online

RBI mandates urban cooperative banks to appoint CISOs

RBI mandates urban cooperative banks to appoint CISOs

Reserve Bank of India’s technology vision for cybersecurity for urban cooperative banks includes the mandatory appointment of CISOs and the establishment of a CISO forum.

Twitter says its systems weren't compromised in hack of PM Modi’s account

Twitter says its systems weren't compromised in hack of PM Modi’s account

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s account was the latest on a list of high profile Twitter hacks. Twitter says its systems and services were not compromised.

Lack of cyber attribution a major challenge for India: Lt Gen Pant

Lack of cyber attribution a major challenge for India: Lt Gen Pant

India's cybersecurity chief Lt Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant highlighted the country’s biggest security challenges and called out the ineffectuality of the international legal system in cyberattack attribution.

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