Reputational Risk, Main Risk Associated with Online Social Media

Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S.,*   The Indian Journal of Criminology & Criminalistics, Volume 35 (2) July – Dec. 2015 Abstract Social media is undoubtedly a revolution in the business arena blessing the organizations with the power to connect to their consumers directly. However, as the saying goes nothing comes without a cost; there is cost involvedContinue reading “Reputational Risk, Main Risk Associated with Online Social Media”

Understanding the Human Dimension of Cyber Security

Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S.,*   Abstract It is globally realized that humans are the weakest link in cyber security to the extent that the dictum ‘users are the enemy’ has been debated over about two decades to understand the behavior of the user while dealing with cyber security issues.Attempts have been made to identify the userContinue reading “Understanding the Human Dimension of Cyber Security”

Risks and Opportunities provided by Cyber Domain and Policy-needs to address the Cyber Defense

  Posted by Sandeep Mittal, IPS on March 17, 2015 The term ‘Cyber Domain’ has been used widely by various experts, sometimes interchangeably with ‘Cyber Space’, to imply – “the global domain within the information environment that encompasses the interdependent networks of information technology infrastructures, including the internet and telecommunication networks” (Camillo & Miranda, 2011).Continue reading “Risks and Opportunities provided by Cyber Domain and Policy-needs to address the Cyber Defense”

The Issues in Cyber-Defence and Cyber-Forensics of the SCADA Systems

Sandeep Mittal, I.P.S. Abstract As the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system are deployed in infrastructures which are critical to the survival of a nation, they have emerged as a potential terrain for cyber-war, thus attracting the considered attention of ‘nation-states’. The analysis of worms like ‘stuxnet’ ‘flame’ and ‘duqu’ reveals the hand ofContinue reading “The Issues in Cyber-Defence and Cyber-Forensics of the SCADA Systems”