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Microsoft Launches First Cybersecurity Unit in India

India: Microsoft introduced its first cyber security engagement centre(CSEC) in India to enable government and private sector organization to deal with cyberattacks.

Cyber security engagement centre(CSEC) located in Delhi seems to be one of the major initiative to focus on the spread of malware by keeping a track on internet flow throughout the country. The initiative was necessarily required as India recently faced highly vulnerable cyberattacks on four leading debit cards affecting approx. 3.2 million customers.

Microsoft cyber security team pinpoint three major threats over the past few years which includes unregulated IT asset, procurement of data and poor knowledge of cyber hygiene among organizations. Government will also bring in public private partnership to disseminate awareness in the field of cyber security to help organization understand their security requirement.

TechSci Research depicts that cyber security would play a vital role in IT organization, Banking, Financial services & Insurance(BFSI) and other allied industry as data theft and breaching of information is highly susceptible to these verticals. With the development of cybers security engagement centre(CSEC) in Delhi, organization will tend to possess suitable product as per their demand to protect them against the malicious attacks and cyber thefts.

According to TechSci Research report Global Cyber Security Market By Security Type, By Solutions, By End Use Industry, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021”, global market for cyber security is projected to surpass US$ 137 billion by 2021. Growing trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), rising adoption of cloud computing, expanding market for Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to continue driving the cyber security market across the globe over the next five years.

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