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How Do You Securely Conduct Online Transactions
  security payment     

November 16, 2017

When you start working for a security company, it\'s easy to get so afraid of doing anything online for fear of being watched, robbed and what not, that for the first few months you simply stop doing any online transaction, stare obsessively at your webcam wondering if it\'s been hacked and look for that green lock on all the websites you visit. As you may have already guessed, this was me until a few weeks ago.    Read More...

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Behind the job title: Information Security Consultant
  Information Security     

November 13, 2017

We all know who a doctor is! When we have a fever, headache or any other illness we rush towards the clinic and ask for medicines for a cure. Here\'s a classic example. You wake up one morning with a sore throat.    Read More...

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Congratulation Sunil! Paramount is proud to have you as our Alumnus!
  Alumni     

November 9, 2017

There are a few people you meet in life, who stand out from the proverbial crowd, and exhibit small sparks right from the first encounter which you know will grow into bright flames. When we were working with Sunil Varkey, in the dawn of Internet Security, we too had several glimpses of the tremendous trajectory his future career would take.    Read More...

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The Mac Vs PC Security Debate
  Security     

October 13, 2017

The PC Vs Mac battle has been going on for years, with a staunch section of Mac users screaming from the rooftops about how awesome their machine is and an equally vociferous PC brigade decreeing that Macs are not for the true blue techies who love tinkering with everything. But for the longest time, Macs have been considered invulnerable to attacks, especially by simpletons like me.    Read More...

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Is Cybersecurity Just about Securing the Gadgets?
  Cybersecurity Tailgating     

October 11, 2017

From the very linguistics of the word Cybersecurity, there is a certain involvement of the digital component. When we imagine cybersecurity, we are often thinking of hackers in hoodies, or the important cyber cell guy from law enforcement who is trying to fix a crisis.    Read More...

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Do we really need to be taping our webcams?
  webcam        cybersecurity     

July 20, 2017

There was quite the stir sometime back when the tech paparazzi got hold of pictures of Mark Zuckerberg's taped laptop. Ever since the photo went viral, there have been rumours about how our private lives are doing the rounds on the dark web. While there may be quite the market for Zuckerberg's life and it's easily conceivable that people will pay good money for a peak of how Leonardi Di Caprio looks like while tapping away at his laptop, is there really any threat to mere mortals like you and    Read More...