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'Need to firewall systems to counter cyber risks around GST'

'Need to firewall systems to counter cyber risks around GST'

As the country is gearing up to usher in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from next month, experts have cautioned that the government as well as firms should firewall their systems to deal with increasingly more complex cyber threats.

Indian M&E sector to clock over Rs 291,000 crore by 2021: PwC

The Indian media and entertainment sector is expected to clock over Rs 291,000 crore by 2021 growing at compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5 per cent between 2017 and 2021, according to a PwC report.

Academy retains PwC, takes steps to avoid another Oscars fiasco

Academy retains PwC, takes steps to avoid another Oscars fiasco

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revamped its procedures to avoid a repeat of the disastrous finale of this year's Oscar ceremony.

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Technology giant Microsoft on Thursday said it has presented to central authorities various “case scenarios” on how its Skype service can be used for identity authentication using the Aadhaar database.

Indian companies revisit appraisal template to attract right talent

With work habitats turning more and more complex, most companies in India are reworking their performance management mechanism so as to attract, retain and reward the right talent, says a survey.

Over half of India Inc not ready for Ind AS implementation:PwC

The audit and tax consulting firm believes that the level of preparedness for Ind AS adoption goes beyond financial reporting, requiring significant organisational changes.

RBI shortlists 5 cos for audit and risk monitoring mechanism

The Reserve Bank plans to procure an Audit Management and Risk Monitoring System (AMRMS) for the central bank from five "potential shortlisted" solution providers, including PwC and Quadrant 4 Software Solutions.

Deloitte, KPMG, PWC empanelled for RBI's info systems audit

Deloitte, KPMG, PWC empanelled for RBI's info systems audit

Deloitte, KPMG, PWC and four others have been empanelled by the Reserve Bank for conducting audit of information systems of the central bank.

Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report

Indian firms increase cyber security budgets: Report

Organisations in India are looking towards innovative cybersecurity solutions to combat the increasing threats of cyber attacks.

Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report

Cyber insurance to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020, attracting disruptors: Report

The cyber insurance market will triple in size to $7.5 billion in annual premiums by 2020 and the insurance industry could face competition from disruptors such as Google if it does not act fast to develop products, a report said.

PE deals see $4.3-bn push in April-June quarter: PwC

PE deals see $4.3-bn push in April-June quarter: PwC

Private equity investments stood at USD 4.3 billion in the April-June quarter and the deal momentum is likely to continue in the remaining second half of this year as well, according to PwC.

Institutional investors believe in responsible investment: Study

A majority of institutional investors believe in making responsible investments and will decline to take part in a private equity fund-raising or would turn down a co-investment on environmental, social and governance risk grounds (ESG), says a study.

Indian CEOs more confident about growth than global peers: PwC

Chief Executive Officers in India are more confident about the growth prospects of their business than global peers and a majority of them are looking at alliances to enter new markets, a PwC study said today.

Discounts may not be viable for E-commerce cos in long run:PwC

E-commerce companies have incurred combined losses of around Rs 1,000 crore due to heavy discounting strategy and this model is not feasible in the long run, a PwC report said.

Discounts may not be viable for E-commerce firms in long run:PwC

E-commerce companies have incurred combined losses of around Rs 1,000 crore due to heavy discounting strategy and this model is not feasible in the long run, a PwC report said.

Branchless banking can help expand formal banking: PwC

Branchless banking and shift from the traditional to low-cost solutions like solar ATMs will help bring more people under the formal banking ambit, a report said.

IT-ITeS sector received $1.64 bn PE funding in Q3: PwC

The average deal size in July-September 2013 period stood at USD 15.1 million for the IT-ITeS sector.

PwC partners Google to offer business solutions to clients

Global consultancy firm PwC on Wednesday said it has partnered with US-based tech giant Google to offer new and innovative services to companies around the world.

Cyber security spend by Indian firms down 17%: PwC

According to consultancy firm PwC, Indian companies spent an average of about USD 4.8 million on security last year.

Assets worth up to USD 12 bn likely to be listed under REITs

With Sebi clearing the final guidelines for creation of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), assets worth around USD 12 billion are likely to be listed in the next 2-3 years, according to industry experts.