Nearly 70% of Nifty 50 companies vulnerable to hackers: Study
According to the report, out of the 50 companies studied, 34 (or 68%) had identified vulnerabilities in at least one or more of their Internet-facing properties.
The PwC survey about transgressions in Indian cyberspace of these companies further said, 525 email addresses belonging to the 34 companies were compromised, meaning hackers had access to those email addresses.
Sectorwise, media & entertainment, automobiles, consumer goods and energy had the highest number of vulnerabilities. “Hackers today are just not the tech enthusiasts but are more sophisticated and organised in their approach to probe their targets and companies need to, more than ever before, adopt sophisticated security analytical tools to prevent such crimes,” Krishnan said.
According to the report, transgressions in Indian cyberspace have more than doubled over the past year to 6,284 incidents per respondent. The average number of attacks in India is fast catching up with the global average of 6,853 incidents per respondent.
Source | TimesofIndia