Indian CISOs Should Use Machine Learning For Security Assessment: Adam Palmer, Tenable

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As the world gets swallowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, cyberattacks have risen to become a critical area for all tech-enabled companies around the globe. In the WFH context, malicious hackers have been utilising various tactics to steal valuable and sensitive corporate data. 

As far as India is concerned, it has become one of the most targeted nations worldwide, and attackers have been targeting critical infrastructure and data assets in sectors like government, banking, defence, manufacturing, software and others in the country.

According to Microsoft, there were in excess of 9,000 COVID-19 themed attacks in India between February 2 and May 2. The persistent attacks show the level of interest that cyber hacking groups have in India.  

To deep dive into the critical issue, Analytics India Magazine connected Adam Palmer, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at Tenable. During the interview, Adam talks about why there is an urgent need among Indian security managers to invest in building cyber resilience, gathering and utilising threat intelligence to mitigate attacks.

Here are the excerpts from the interaction with Adam Palmer from Tenable: 

AIM: In your view, how has cybersecurity evolved in India?

Adam Palmer: In recent years, digital transformation has become a driving force propelling Indian organisations to be …

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