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luwwa matha

tugerrah, Australia, Australia


Member since February 22, 2013

  • An_abney_associates_cyber_breach_warnings_-__are_cyber_cops_ready_to_click_in_the_state_177_ AHMEDABAD: The ball has started rolling finally for the ambitious cyber security programmeof the state home department with a budgetary allocation of Rs 25 crore and commitment of deploying 300-plus personnel on the job in all districts of the state. The senior police officials are hopeful of the new venture's success in light of rising cyber crimes across the world. Rajnikant Patel, the minister of state for home, had mentioned in the state assembly recently that the home department plans to establish cyber security cells in all districts of the state. For this purpose, the department has earmarked a budget of Rs 25 crore.

    When contacted, the senior state police officials said that the extensive plan includes establishment of a separate department at state level headed by a superintendent of police rank officer along with a staff of 16 officers and personnel at Gandhinagar. The department will function on lines of economic offences wing (EOW) that investigates the cases routed through district and city police units and will be put under CID (crime) hierarchy. The office will also work as coordination unit between various units established at district levels. Manoj Agarwal, inspector general of police, State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB), stated that the step of establishing cyber security cells has been taken to ensure better reach at district levels and hel...

  • ABNEY and ASSOCIATES internet technology: cybercrime

    Communication, Communication Design Cyberattacks are rising, and we are currently witnessing a mad governmental scrabble to gather enough resources to keep infrastructure and businesses safe from such threats. However, considering the apparent ease which many hackers can infiltrate systems -- whether taking down a bank with a DDoS attack or tampering with an emergency broadcast system to declare to viewers live that the dead have risen and are attacking the living -- it may be too little, too late. Security firms and experts have been screaming into the wind for long enough that unless more security staff are trained and more investment is placed in combating cybercrime, core services and business systems are at risk -- and as yesterday's events show, this appears to be the case. On Tuesday, as reported by Reuters, intelligence chiefs ousted terrorism as the "top threat" facing the United States, and instead replaced it with cybercrime. The report notes that digitalassaults on governmental targets have risen, and more importantly, as technology is evolving at such a rapid pace, it is difficult to keep up.

  • Stocks, Commodities - Abney And Associates Hong Kong

    Communication, Environmental Design

    Stocks, Commodities Slide as Dollar Gains on Fed’s Easing Debate Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. benchmark stock indexes tumbled from five-year highs while oil, gold and silver led commodities lower as minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed policy makers debated the risks and benefits of bond purchases. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index slid 1.3 percent to 1,511.82 at 4 p.m. in New York, its biggest plunge since November. The VIX, the benchmark gauge of U.S. equity options, jumped 19 percent. Oil futures tumbled 2.3 percent to $94.46 a barrel, the biggest drop in three months, while silver sank more than 3 percent and gold declined to an almost eight-month low. New Zealand’s dollar depreciated 1.5 percent to 83.42 U.S. cents as the central bank said it’s ready to influence the currency’s exchange rate. The Dollar Index, a gauge of the currency against six major peers, climbed 0.8 percent after the minutes were released. Fed officials “emphasized that the committee should be prepared to vary the pace of asset purchases, either in response to changes in the economic outlook or as its evaluation of the efficacy and costs of such purchases evolved.” “It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to think about where the next potential source of weakness or worry is going to be, and that’s going to be when the Fed steps back from their quantitative easing program,” Brian ...