NTT recognized as an Innovator in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report 2020

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as an Innovator for Cybersecurity Services 2020.

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Consolidated the security business into NTT Ltd. to drive operational cohesiveness. Focus on predictive security and app security.

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Practice Maturity

  • NTT Security has been folded into NTT Ltd., which was established as a separate entity in 2016. NTT Ltd. now includes NTT Security, NTT Communications and Dimension Data. It also appointed the new CEO for NTT Security, Matthew Gyde, from Dimension Data.
  • NTT follows a top-down structural approach, where the cybersecurity strategy is led by the global CISO and is passed onto the Executive Director level or Executive Committee.
  • It is scouting for start-ups and technologies, especially in Israel, in fields of cybersecurity, digital health, and autonomous vehicles.
  • With defense moving from SIEM to SOAR and a growing focus on predictive security, it recently selected AttackIQ as a strategic technology partner to provide predictive threat intelligence solutions.
  • It also entered into a multi-year alliance with Microsoft to leverage the latter’s cloud platform and AI technologies to jointly develop new digital solutions including advanced analytics for cybersecurity threat intelligence.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Last year, NTT Security has signed an MoU with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to exchange strategic threat intelligence along with a view on key cybersecurity trends and industry best practices. Part of this knowledge will be utilized for Europol’s annual threat assessment report.
  • NTT Com in collaboration with Denso developed Vehicle Security Operation Center (V-SOC) technology to assess the vehicle’s security status from January 2020. NTT Com will leverage technology and know-how of NTT Security and NTT Secure Platform Laboratories for this initiative.
  • NTT Security is also participating in CyberX’s partner program in IoT security market, which involves various managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, consulting firms, distributors, value-added resellers and technology alliance partners.

Investments and Innovation

  • As infrastructure is more cloud-based and software-defined, NTT views applications as one of the growing threat vectors and has been making the right investments towards this end.
  • To address the growing security demand in Asia-Pacific, it has been updating and expanding its SOCs in the region. It has 4 SOCs in the region including one in Sydney, which it rebuilt last year, Japan, Singapore, and India. Also, the workforce in Asia-Pacific has increased by around 150% during 2017-18.
  • It continues to invest in training and talent development, with the goal of developing a resource pool of 10,000 security professionals in the next 4 years.


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