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Paul Price

Paul Price
Vice President, Forensic Services
Xact Data Discovery

Paul Price is the Vice President, Forensic Services at Xact Data Discovery, where he manages the firm’s technical operations in areas of digital forensics and cyber security. In addition to supervising forensic examiners, he maintains an active case load and conduct digital forensic investigations for civil litigation, criminal matters, internal investigations, and cyber security efforts.

Prior to entering the private sector as a consultant, Mr. Price gained invaluable experience and training as a law enforcement officer, where he received certification as a Computer Forensic Examiner. Over the course of his career, Mr. Price has conducted, assisted, or supervised over 1000 forensic exams for local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as well as law firms, corporations, and private individuals. His law enforcement background includes specialized assignments in Financial Crimes Investigation, Crime Scene, Computer Forensics, and Counterterrorism. Paul spent the last five years of his law enforcement career on assignment with the FBI working National Security matters and held a TS/SCI security clearance.

Mr. Price has worked on several high-profile engagements around the globe including cases dealing with Intellectual Properties, Trade Secrets, Bankruptcy, Embezzlement, Fraud, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, and Criminal matters. His work requires him to identify, preserve, analyze, and document electronically stored information (ESI) from computers, servers, mobile devices, VOIP systems, and many other sources of ESI for the purposes of evidentiary or root cause analysis. Mr. Price has been recognized and testified as a forensic expert in legal proceedings pending in both State and Federal courts.


Upstox alerts users of data breach; says funds, securities remain safe

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Retail broking firm Upstox has alerted customers of a security breach that included contact data and KYC details of customers, but assured users that their funds and securities remain safe.

The development comes close on the heels of reports of data breaches at organisations like MobiKwik, Facebook and LinkedIn.

“On receipt of e-mails claiming unauthorised access into our database, we have appointed a leading international cyber-security firm to investigate possibilities of breach of some KYC data stored in third-party data warehouse systems.

“This morning, hackers put up a sample of our data on the dark web,” a company spokesperson said in an e-mailed statement.

The spokesperson added that as a proactive measure, the company has initiated multiple security enhancements, particularly at the third-party warehouses, real-time 24×7 monitoring and additional ring-fencing of its network.

“As a matter of abundant caution, we have also initiated a secure password reset via OTP for all Upstox users. Upstox takes customer security extremely seriously.

“Funds and securities of all Upstox customers are protected and remain safe. We have also duly reported this incident to the relevant authorities,” the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson further said that at this point, “we don’t know with certainty the number of customers whose data has been exposed”.

Upstox, which is backed by investors like Tiger Global and Ratan Tata, has over three million users.

On the company website, Upstox co-founder and CEO Ravi Kumar said funds and securities of customers are protected and remain safe.

“Funds can only be moved to your linked bank accounts and your securities are held with the relevant depositories.

“As a matter of abundant caution, we have also initiated a secure password reset via OTP. Through this time, we have also strongly fortified our systems to the highest standards,” he said.

He added that the company has restricted access to the impacted database, and added multiple security enhancements at all third-party data-warehouses.

The company has also ramped up its bug bounty programme to…


Computer Security for Customer Market 2021 Status and Business Outlook – G DATA Software, AhnLab, Bitdefender, Cheetah Mobile, Avira – KSU

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The Computer Security for Customer Market report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators, and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies. This helps to understand the crucial opportunities as well as threats that can impact the market globally as the world economy has a great impact due to COVID 19.

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Top Leading Companies of Global Computer Security for Customer Market are NortonLifeLock, G DATA Software, AhnLab, Bitdefender, Cheetah Mobile, Avira, Fortinet, Comodo, F-Secure, ESET, Rising, Trend Micro, Tencent, Kaspersky, Qihoo 360, Microsoft, Quick Heal, McAfee and others.

On The Basis Of Product, the Computer Security for Customer Market Is Primarily Split Into

Network Security

Identity Theft

Manipulating Data

Financial Security

Endpoint Security

Computer Virus



On The Basis Of End Users/Application, This Report Covers

Laptop Protection

Desktop Computer Protection

Mobile Phone Protection


The regions are further sub-divided into:

-North America (NA) – US, Canada, and Mexico
-Europe (EU) – UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Spain & Rest of Europe
-Asia-Pacific (APAC) – China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia & Rest of APAC
-Latin America (LA) – Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile & Rest of Latin America
-Middle East and Africa (MEA) – Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa

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Ransomware attacks: Ansal fears data loss

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Realty firm Ansal Housing on Friday said that the company had faced multiple ransomware attacks on its IT system since February 26, which may have resulted in some data loss.

The e-mail system had been significantly impacted resulting in non-receipt of any e-mail communication on the e-mail accounts, it said in a regulatory filing.

The first series of the virus attacks had disrupted the e-mail system during the period between February 26 and March 6; and from March 7, the e-mail services could be restored.

On March 26, the server faced the second series of attacks resulting in the disruption of the e-mail system. The same could be restored by April 4.