Wipro recognized as a Leader in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report 2020
Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Leader for Cybersecurity Services 2020.Read the Avasant report
AVASANT ANALYST INSIGHTS
- Cybersecurity is an essential part of Wipro’s “Big Bet” program, alongside Cloud, Digital, and Industrial Engineering services. It continues to invest towards building cybersecurity platforms, solutions, frameworks as well as collaborating with security partners and governing bodies.
- In order to serve clients across hybrid cloud environments, it introduced SOC services leveraging the Microsoft Azure Sentinel SOAR capabilities. It also leverages AI capabilities from the Wipro HOLMES platform to measure the risk factors against compliance standards.
- It has strategically invested in industry-focused solutions, including medical device security, OT systems security for industrial manufacturing, energy and utilities, digital airport security, etc.
- It has established dedicated OT and IoT security practices to address the potential threats owing to connected systems.
- In February 2019, it expanded its relationship with Microsoft to integrate Microsoft security capabilities on various security services, including identity and access management, data protection and threat protection.
- In November 2019, Wipro joined the CrowdStrike Elevate Partner Program to offer its customers the CrowdStrike Falcon platform for endpoint protection and eventually integrate this platform with its security solutions to negate deployment challenges.
- It is participating in CyberX’s partner program in the IoT security market. This involves various managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, consulting firms, distributors, value-added resellers, and technology alliance partners.
- Its Cybersecurity and Risk Services practice has established a CoE called the Security Experience Center, in partnership with 60+ vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, F5, Sailpoint, Saviynt, CyberArk, and RSA among others.
Investments and Innovation
- In FY 2018-2019, Wipro Ventures, its strategic investment arm, invested in and partnered with 13 start-ups, 3 of which were in cybersecurity: IntSights Cyber Intelligence, Vectra Networks, and CyCognito.
- After the success of its first USD 100M fund, Wipro Ventures set up USD 150M Fund II to invest in early to mid-stage enterprise software companies, including cybersecurity.
- In December 2019, Wipro opened its 15th Cyber Defense Center in Melbourne, Australia, and has plans to set up similar centers in other Australian cities to collaborate with large government organizations for cyber resilience and digital protection.
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