Month: June 2018

Security is running across the core fabrics of Cisco

Security is running across the core fabrics of CiscoSecurity is the foundation of the Network and the malware attack is growing exponentially, globally cybercrime will cost 6 trillion annually by 2021. The attack is mainly target to the BFSI industry, as a No.1 vendor into security vendor, CISCO leads the partner eco-system into security. Vishak Raman, Director, Security speaking at the 5th CISCO India Summit in Goa. Security is running across the core fabrics. In CISCO we bring an unique integrated and orchestration approach to fast detect the attack, Vishak said. He further said on how they integrated the technology into four critical components like Alerts, Events, Threat Intelligence and Broadcast .

Alerts- Real-time activities at the endpoint are reported back to the firewall

Events- What happens at the identity service engine, is communicated o the next-gen firewall

Threat Intelligence- What we at the detection point of view, is broadcasted to the entire portfolio….Read More


Are you Using WordPress CMS CORE v4.9* ??? You may be hacked …..!!!

Are you Using WordPress CMS CORERIPS code Security Analysis detects unknown security issues in your PHP application bundles including WordPress, Mooddle, Prestashop, Joomla and much more without false positive noise. This is More about an unpatched security flaw impacting WordPress, the Internet’s most popular content management system (CMS).RIPS experts said they have told the WordPress team about this particular vulnerability in November last year, but the WordPress Development Team have failed to release a new patch. This flaw can affect the core of the WordPress CMS and not one of its plugins or themes. More accurately, the bug was found in the PHP functions that delete thumbnails for images uploaded on a WordPress site.

That’s basically all there is to it. Update WordPress, update your plugins, and update your themes. Vulnerabilities are constantly being exposed, and automated hacks can easily take advantage of them to compromise your site.It’s also critical to check your premium plugins to ensure they are up to date. They don’t always warn you, and are typically the biggest targets. As per a study the following plugins are most likely to be compromised and most critical to update:

Revolution Slider

Gravity Forms

Visual Composer

RIPS experts found that users who have access to the post editor — and can upload or delete images (and their thumbs)— can insert malicious code in a WordPress site that deletes crucial files part of the WordPress CMS core, something that should not be possible in any way without access to the server’s FTP. RIPS researchers warn that if an attacker manages to register even a low-level “User” account on a site and then elevate its privileges, he can exploit this vulnerability to hijack sites. They can hijack sites because the vulnerability allows attackers to delete wp-config.php, which is a site’s config file.Attackers who delete this file can re-initiate the installation process and install the site using their own database settings, effectively hijacking the site to deliver custom or malicious content….Read More


RIL to buy Radisys

RIL to buy RadisysReliance Industries Limited (“RIL” or “Reliance”) will acquire an open telecom solutions provider Radisys Corporation (“Radisys” or “the Company”) for US$1.72 per share in cash.

Radisys provides open telecom solutions to service providers worldwide. Headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon, Radisys has nearly 600 employees with an engineering team based out of Bangalore, India, and sales and support offices globally. Radisys delivers value to service providers and telecom equipment vendors by providing disruptive open-centric software, hardware and service capabilities that enable the migration to next-generation network topologies.

“Reliance and Jio have been disrupting legacy business models and establishing new global benchmarks. Radisys’ top-class management and engineering team offer Reliance rapid innovation and solution development expertise globally, which complements our work towards software-centric disaggregated networks and platforms, enhancing the value to customers across consumer and enterprise segments,” said Akash Ambani, Director of Reliance Jio. “This acquisition further accelerates Jio’s global innovation and technology leadership in the areas of 5G, IoT and open-source architecture adoption.”…Read More


Service Providers Help Government Attain 100% Rural Teledensity

Service Providers Help Government Attain 100% Rural TeledensityOne of the most important agenda highlighted under the recently proposed Telecom policy was addressing the rural connectivity challenge. The Government in the NTP has expressed its desire to introduce new and Innovative solutions and technologies to address this issue.

Parallel Wireless a wireless network solutions (A startup by an Indian, Parallel Wireless, Inc. develops a wireless cellular network in New Hampshire. It focuses on developing the architecture of the cellular radio access network), which have claimed to work towards connecting the rural population to the world and provides services to major telcos in India, Africa and Middle East, Parallel Wireless, has devised solutions across these geographies……Read More


Judgement for ATM failure

Judgement for ATM failureNews Can a Bank be held deficient in services if its ATM does not dispense Cash for the reason “Cash not available”? A consumer Court in Raipur has recently imposed a penalty of Rs.2500.00 on SBI for exactly the same reason overruling the arguments of SBI that

* The complainant was not its customer

* Failure of internet connectivity is not within its ambit, rather it is upon the internet service provider against whom, any complaint if any, should lie.

The Form countered SBI by saying that when Banks are charging for usage of ATMs for a whole year in advance and a client is Free to use any ATM he automatically becomes a customer….Read More


Brings accounting and banking solutions for MSMEs: Marg ERP

Brings accounting and banking solutions for MSMEsWith the recent tie-up with ICICI and Marg ERP software expected to bring accounting and banking solutions for MSMEs ,it will also enables automated reconciliation services.

The partnership will give access to ICICI Bank internet based cheque writing facility. Marg ERP is positioned as an Inventory and Accounting software solution company has partnered with ICICI Bank to offer an integrated payments platform to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) customers, using MARG’s accounting software. This integration will enable connected banking and also enable ICICI Bank’s current account holders to securely connect their bank account with the MARG ERP software and undertake an array of digital transactions from within the ERP platform itself, said Thakur Anup Singh, CMD, Marg ERP. The partnership will provide an array of benefits that will also initiate financial transactions for businesses….Read More


Apple will sell directly to large retailers & online partners

Apple will sell directly to large retailers & online partnersNew country head of Apple India Michel Coulomb is in a process of restructure the distribution and sales chain strategy for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. For consumers, this will mean Apple products will cease to be discounted as the number of distributors is pared and the company takes a hard line on maintaining prices.

The thinking behind the move is that the brand had been diluted by giving distributors a free hand to sell to any retailer, even at lower prices, three persons directly aware of the development said.

The earlier ‘open distribution’ strategy at Apple India had created a lot of discontent amongst its offline trade partners, since the distributors would often indulge in wholesaling to achieve targets leading to rampant deep discounting online and fluctuation in prices almost every day. “So much so, Apple was even considered as a discounted brand….Read More


3 Lakh CSCs Have Created Entrepreneurship In India

3 Lakh CSCs Have Created Entrepreneurship In IndiaThe advantages of technology are not restricted to a select few but are there for all sections of society. We strengthened the network of CSCs. PM Narendra Modi said, the network of about three lakh Common Service Centres, which act as access points for delivery of digital services, have bolstered employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, thus empowering citizens. Interacting with beneficiaries of the various Digital India efforts, Modi said the initiative was launched with an objective of bringing benefits of technology to people, especially in rural areas. This initiative was launched with an objective of bringing benefits of technology to people, especially in rural areas.

Interacting with beneficiaries of the various Digital India efforts, Modi said, the initiative was launched with an objective of bringing benefits of technology to people, especially in rural areas. Technology has helped book railway tickets and pay bills online, bringing great convenience, Modi said….Read More


Kejriwal resolves E-way Bill Issue

Kejriwal resolves E-way Bill Issue

Under GST, transporters should carry an eWay Bill when moving goods from one place to another when certain conditions are satisfied. It seems still the GST regulations are yet to stream line for the business continuity and absolutely, Government is also helping the traders the best possible they can and the recent regulation on GST says,

On Intra-state implementation

* E-way bill operations are compulsory for intra-state movement of goods for all states except Delhi with effect from 3rd June 2018

* Eway bill operations are compulsory for intra-state movement of goods for Andaman & Nicobar, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra and Manipur from 25th May 2018

* eway bill operations are enabled on trial basis for the intra-state movement of goods for Odisha from 23rd May 2018

* Roll out of e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods in the States / Union Territory of Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry from 25 April 2018…..Read More


AT&T Time Warner merger without conditions

AT&T Time Warner merger without conditionsA US Federal judge has ruled that AT&T’s US$85 billion acquisition of Time Warner is legal, without placing any conditions on the merger of the telecom and media giants. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon further said, he would deny a stay on the deal if requested by the Justice Dept., meaning that even if DOJ appeals, the companies are free to close. That did not impose conditions on the merger’s approval and secondly, he also urged the government not to seek a stay when issuing his decision in a closed-door room with reporters.

We are pleased that, after conducting a full and fair trial on the merits, the Court has categorically rejected the government’s lawsuit to block our merger with Time Warner,” McAtee said in a statement. “We look forward to closing the merger on or before June 20 so we can begin to give consumers video entertainment that is more affordable, mobile, and innovative.”….Read More