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SNAP Quantitative Aptitude Test

With the SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude) test approaching on December 21, 2014, it is high time to gear up and start preparing. The key is to understand the basic concept behind the problems rather than mugging up your way out of the problems. SNAP general aptitude syllabus consists of basic problems that require understanding of the concepts and formulae; there isn’t much thinking required to solve the problems. Various websites

CSAM ’14 at SCIT

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 marked the commencement of Cyber Security Awareness Month at SCIT. It was a proud moment for us as we hosted CSAM event for the 5th consecutive year with the help of Team Matrix and our sponsor ISACA. The day began with the panel discussions where we had dignitaries from industries who shared their valuable inputs regarding security issues faced in the industry. Later on, we had

Why do we need PCI DSS compliance?

The transition of money from paper to plastic has made our life much easier; however, this changeover also comes at a price. There are various fraudulent activities practiced by attackers, which may put sensitive customer data at risk. Customers can suffer significant loss and inconvenience if data is stolen from the card. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), the standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data

CSAM ’14 ; SCIT gears up for CSAM

What started in October 2004 as National Cyber Security Awareness Month by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and secure online, has turned into a worldwide event now. CSAM aims to spread awareness about cyber security and how it is everyone’s “shared responsibility”. This theme reflects the role that everyone – from large enterprises to individual computer users – has

My first day at SCIT

First day at SCIT This is the first of my many blogs about my life here in SCIT.To begin with, I arrived at SCIT on June 4th and immediately found the entire hostel to be empty. All the students had already gone to the campus to attend the induction. When I went over to the campus for the induction, the doors had already been shut. The first thing that popped


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