Cyware: Powering your security through Situational Awareness 

The task of cyber security professionals is very arduous. Even one small breach can have serious consequences for an organization. It can result into damage to credibility that is earned over a long period, fall in stock prices that can have immediate impact on the company finances, and loss in market possession. There can be more serious consequences such as loss of sensitive data that might involve insider decisions, trade secrets, financial information etc. To prevent falling victim to a cyber attack, a continuous effort is required on part of security professionals. Given the sophisticated nature of threats and the huge number of threat actors, the cyber security professionals need to be on their toes all the time. For an attacker, it takes just one breach to get him the treasure trove of data, whereas for the security team all attacks need to be prevented to keep the treasure trove safe and secure with them. In such a scenario, a single second delay in threat intel can have serious consequences. The basic rule is “the earlier you know about the threat, the earlier you act and the safer you are”. The new paradigm of cyber security suggests that the key to “Threat Intelligence” is cyber awareness.

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So how can organizations gather threat intel and cyber situational awareness on a continuous basis with an optimum resource allocation for the same? The answer is simple; through Cyware. Cyware is an extremely user friendly, first of its kind App meant for promoting cyber security and internet security through cyber awareness. It is meant for both cyber security professionals and general internet users. Nowadays when security professionals and general internet users require expertly curated cyber news to be steps ahead of threat actors and safeguard sensitive and confidential data, Cyware comes out as the best platform out there. Cyware helps the security professionals sustain operations and protect infrastructure by acting as an information channel. For the first time an App has offered niche features in a mobile environment. It provides expertly curated news from thousands of articles published daily on the internet. These are provided through quick, short, summarized and meaningful news cards in which all essential facts and information are retained. Thus, cyber awareness is disseminated in real time. Apart from the security professionals, even general internet users can take help of Cyware for all round internet security to safeguard himself from scams and frauds, loss of sensitive data and preventing their devices from getting infected by deadly ransomwares. The information feed provided by Cyware will keeps you updated with latest threats thus preventing you from falling for scams and frauds.

Cyware is powered by IBM’s Watson technology. The news is categorized into different categories like cyber Malwares & Vulnerabilities, Breaches and Incidents, National Security, Expert Blogs among others. These news cards are disseminated quickly thereby providing the users with a time window to act upon respective vulnerabilities and loopholes in their organizational networks and be aware of what’s going in cyber space. These feeds can be shared in real time to create situational awareness throughout the leadership team, security team, clients, and peer organizations. Additionally, Cyware also provides newsletters customized for various profiles and persona. A quick scan through the newsletter leaves you with important news of last 24 hours. Cyware is rightly being touted as the “game changer” and the “force multiplier” in the cyber security news industry.

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Vinod is Tech blogger. He contributes to the Blogging, Gadgets, Social Media and Tech News section on DigitalYcia.

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