Microsoft recently announced the opening of its Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India that aims to drive public-private partnerships to fight cybercrime. It brings together Microsoft’s Digital Crime Unit experts comprising attorneys, investigators and security response experts from across the company. This new center will serve as a dedicated hub for Microsoft in India and it is one of the seven centers globally.
Announcing CSEC, Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India, said, “India stands at an exciting threshold today as data becomes a key driver of growth across every sector and industry and Cloud based computing becomes more prevalent. Cybersecurity is crucial for Digital India. A data driven economy can flourish only when governments, businesses and individuals have access to hyper scale and hyper flexible cloud computing with the confidence that their data is secure. Our Cyber Security Engagement Center in Gurgaon underlines our relentless commitment to security and partnering India in its digital transformation.”
Also, Microsoft Consultancy Services (MCS), a dedicated India-based response team will also offer cyber monitoring, use machine learning based detection technology and ensure rapid response and resolution to cyber threats to enterprise customers in the country. Microsoft’s CSEC will work with the National Cybersecurity Coordinator as well as the CERT-India and share information to help reduce malware and digital risk in India.