Category Archives: Infosec for non-Infosec folks

This category consists of posts which are for the non-Infosec folks – who nevertheless need to remain aware and vigilant

LATEST PRIVACY RELATED ISSUES ON FACEBOOK

I have been getting lots of questions from friends and family in the last few weeks about what is all this discussion going on about privacy issues on Facebook – and what they should be doing. Some have even fallen … Continue reading

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Credit Card Frauds – What You Should Know

Given the recent spate of news articles about credit card frauds, we thought we should ‘de-mystify’ all the discussions going on and outline what you, the user, needs to know to safeguard against such frauds. What comprises a ‘Credit Card … Continue reading

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Are Your Kids Online? Watch Out!

Every parent’s worst nightmare is her child losing his / her way in the online world given the widespread exposure that today’s children have to a proliferation of smart devices such as laptops, iPads or Smart Phones. Each of these … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops from Arrka

Hi Folks, Excited to be doing two workshops this month : 1. On DLP, Data Protection & Encryption: Although the topic sounds highly techie and rather esoteric, the workshop is actually designed keeping a semi-tech audience in mind. So if … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Social Media

All ye marketers and business heads out there – am sure you are all busy designing or approving campaigns involving social media. A game on facebook to create a buzz around your latest launch, a mobile app developed to promote your … Continue reading

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Patching – why you cannot leave it to just the IT folks….

Last week, we conducted an interesting workshop on Privacy and Data Protection. It was a highly interactive group with quite a few important points discussed. During the course of the day, my belief was further re-inforced – that even senior … Continue reading

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More on the Android Story…

Thanx for the feedback received from all you wonderful folks out there. As many of you said, I should have put in some pointers to some fixes available to the problem described. There are quite a few tools available out … Continue reading

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