Security And Technology: A Ciso's Tools
Enterprise IT World|April 2019
Security And Technology: A Ciso's Tools

The ever-evolving Technology presents a new challenge to the enterprise just as it solves other problems. Rajiv Singh talks about the role the latest technological trends play as far as the Security in the Enterprise Market is concerned.

What are the technological trends that you have witnessed in the industry that have improved your services and what are the trends you think should emerge?

With an increase in the cyber security incidents, securing networks and protecting data is becoming crucial to organisations. According to Cisco Security survey, India faces one of the highest cyber security threats in Asia-Pacific region. With an increase in the incidents of security breaches, there is an uptake in cyber security budgets. As per EY’s Global Information Security Survey 2018-19, around 70% of the organisations plan to increase their cybersecurity budgets. The companies will have a renewed focus on protecting and improving network infrastructure.

Tech Mahindra has partnered with promising security Startups to address issues like Artificial Intelligence, IoT (Internet of Things) Security, and Critical Infrastructure Security. The objective is to address the growing needs of the enterprise customers globally and build a mutually beneficial relationship. We have developed the World’s First AI-Powered Predictive Cyber Risk Platform that can predict and proactively avoid cyber-breaches by continuously monitoring IT inventories and take appropriate mitigating steps.

Our end-to-end security portfolio has disruptive solutions like continuous Security Assurance, Industrial IoT security, anti-email spoofing & threat score card that provides a transparent view of the risk resiliency of the organization and offers continuous assessment capabilities. Tech Mahindra’s intelligent Security Operation Center can prioritize the actionable intelligence for proactive handling of identified critical risks. It can also provide key insights to board members of the organization and accurately measures overall breach risk and cyber-resilience. Tech Mahindra in partnership with the US-based Startup, has built Automated Security Assurance Platform (ASAP), that provides continuous assurance on compliance and risk management to the shareholders and assures the Board of Directors of the risk posture capability of the Enterprise. We have also partnered with an Israel based startup to develop advanced cybersecurity solutions like cybercrime investigation, cybercrime policing &analytics.

What are the current technological challenges faced by the CISOs from a security point of view?


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April 2019