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One starting point for solving home computer security problems is being aware of how the Internet and some of its technologies work. If you know how they work, you can evaluate solutions to the problems that come up. You can also use the Internet more safely and responsibly. In this section, we’ll talk about two topics: trust and information in the clear as it crosses the Internet. This week’s

Think about the retail company that sends you coupons for products you always intended to buy on your next shopping trip, the telecommunications company that proposes a special six-month deal on bundled phone, cable television and high-speed Internet just for you, or the credit card company that offers you loyalty bonus features and spending limits which directly map to your lifestyle. Is this acc

DRIVING FORCE

The growth in the Indian financial market was the major reason for the spurt in the demand for actuaries. Apart from the traditional areas of life and general insurance, pension and reinsurance, actuaries are now needed to play the roles of consultants, investment advisers and risk managers as well. A number of banks are set up  joint ventures with insurance companies, which has likely  raised

Before diving into the tasks you need to secure your home computer, let’s first think about the problem by relating it to something you already know how to do. In this way, you can apply your experience to this new area.

So, think of your computer as you would your house, your apartment, or your condo. What do you know about how that living space works, what do you routinely do to keep it secur

Here are some KPO services that can be outsourced to India:

  • Research & Development
  • Business and Technical Analysis
  • Learning Solutions
  • Animation & Design
  • Business & Market Research
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Medical Services
  • Writing & Content Development
  • Legal Services
  • Intellec

GROWTH RATE

According to R. Kannan, president, Actuarial Society of India, the opening up of the insurance sector in the country has pushed up the demand for qualified and senior actuarial students. “About 2,000 candidates enroll with the ASI as students every year. But the total number of actuaries available in India is only about 225. Of these there are just 40 people in the 20-60 age group,” says Kannan. “

           We use computers for everything from banking and investing to shopping and communicating with others through email or chat programs.  Although you may not consider your communications “top secret,” you probably do not want strangers reading your email, using your computer to attack other systems, sending forged email from your computer, or examining personal information stor

THE CHALLENGES IN KPO

KPO delivers high value to organizations by providing domain-based processes and business expertise rather than just process expertise. These processes demand advanced analytical and specialized skill of knowledge workers that have domain experience to their credit. Therefore outsourcing of knowledge processes face more challenges than BPO (Business Process Outsourcing). Some of the challenges inv

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE – A CAREER

Once upon a time an actuary was synonymous with the insurance industry. At a stretch, they could be found in pension funds. But with time the profile of an actuary has undergone a metamorphosis. Now, graduation or Master’s degree in mathematics or statistics, combined with a certificate from Acturial Society of India, can get you seven-figure salaries as actuaries with investment funds, knowledge