Cybersecurity Services 2019 Zensar RadarView™ Profile


Zensar recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Strategic focus around multi-cloud environment, IoT and mobile security. Integrates its IP in AI/ML with partner’s tools to provide robust SOAR.


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Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • Zensar is actively engaged in building its capabilities in 3 areas: multi-cloud environment security, IoT security, and mobile security.
  • It is also focused on developing services around Governance, Risk and Compliance.
  • It has flexible pricing models, some of which were introduced in the last 12 months: Catalog-Based, Gain Sharing/Pain Sharing, Incentive-Based, Risk-Reward, Hybrid, and Consumption-Based.
  • Majority of its customers are from the BFSI and government sectors. However, cybersecurity IoT customers are primarily from manufacturing.
  • Its partner engagement strategy is to gain competency and experience in niche workloads defined by its partners. It wants to become a high-touch partner and receive live training, customized communications, deployment support and frequent two-way engagement.
  • It uses partner relationships for various programs and strategies to expand into new territories.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Zensar has a strong partnership ecosystem with leading technology vendors such as IBM QRadar (for SIEM solution), Symantec (joint GTM), RSA (for secure login), CA Technologies (leverages CA Identity manager for IdAM solution) and ServiceNow (for IT service management tool).
  • As a Global Partner of Cisco, it leverages Cisco security products to deliver effective cyber security and incident response service.
  • Currently, it is not focused on developing new in-house cyber security platforms. Instead, it leverages partner’s tools and technologies, industry standard tools and frameworks, and integrates them in its own IP in AI/ML to provide a robust SOAR platform. It plans to invest 25% of its revenue to this.

Investments and Innovation

  • Majority of its investment plans are around practice growth and asset development. It has plans to develop lot of AI/ML into Zensar’s proprietary platform related to IAM. It also has plans to implement Watson to enhance its platforms with cognitive capabilities.
  • It is also investing in more data science expertise, including natural language processing and machine learning, to improve its SOC operations ability to process structured and unstructured data into actionable intelligence.
  • It also has plans to significantly ramp up its headcount into multiple cybersecurity domains as well as explore new emerging technologies.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 UST Global RadarView™ Profile


UST Global recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Robust CDC platform. Plans to expand global presence through strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Strong AI/ML capabilities.


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Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • UST Global’s cybersecurity practice operates through its subsidiary CyberProof, which focuses on ML and AI-based information security tools. It operates a 24×7 Security Operations service delivered from its CyberProof Defense Centers (CDCs) located in Tel Aviv, Israel and Trivandrum, India.
  • Leveraging the CDC platform, the CDCs offer vulnerability intelligence services covering vulnerability assessments, breach and attack simulations, as well as red teaming exercises to effectively identify and manage vulnerability risks.
  • The CDC platform is a next-generation SOC platform which provides real-time monitoring service using SeeMo, a virtual security analyst (bot), which uses AI/ML to automate threat detection, analysis and response, thereby reducing false positives and accelerating incident response time.
  • To develop its practice, UST Global signed an MoU with the University of Oklahoma in 2018. This enables joint innovation by UST Global Infinity LabsTM and the students on digital platforms to solve business problems of customers across domains, including AI, ML, RPA, cybersecurity and many more.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • In February 2019, CyberProof collaborated with Microsoft to integrate its CDC platform with Azure Sentinel, a newly launched Microsoft cloud SIEM solution. This integration helps facilitate customer transition to the cloud through automated detection, incident response, and recovery features.
  • It also has an innovation partnership with Cymulate for breach-and-attack simulation-related services that feeds into the CDC. The Cymulate platform continuously test the defenses from every point of exposure, providing an advanced persistent threat (APT) simulation of an organization’s security posture at all times.

Investments and Innovation

  • In a strategic move to build an integrated managed security service, UST Global invested in Israel-based XM Cyber in 2018. This integration of XM Cyber’s APT simulation platform HaXM with the CDC platform provides organizations with a better understanding of their risk postures with measurable outcomes.
  • Further, in 2018, it acquired Israel-based start-up Bisec for around NIS 20M (~USD 5.8M) to expand CyberProof’s global activities. Additionally, it plans to recruit dozens of developers and cybersecurity experts in Israel.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 T-Systems RadarView™ Profile


T-Systems recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Strong player in the German market and expanding to other parts of Europe. Partnership-led security approach.


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Practice Maturity

  • Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Systems, consolidated all its security resources and established a new unit called Telekom Security in January 2017. It operates as an independent business unit of T-Systems. At its inception, it has 1,200 security experts, but has since grown to over 1,500.
  • Telekom Security has already become a strong player in the German market and is now expanding to other European markets. It has a wide client base from the auto manufacturing, mechanical engineering, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, energy and finance sectors.
  • T-Systems has taken an innovative approach in developing its capabilities around security. This includes significant penetration and stress testing of Deutsche Telekom’s networks and customers. The learnings from these are then used by Telekom Security to enhance its customer offerings.
  • It also has multiple academic and technical partnerships to incorporate emerging technologies such as AI/ML in its solutions. FASAS, a partnership between Telekom Security, Ben-Gurion University in Israel, and T-Labs, is working on developing mechanisms to detect cyber attacks early and to trigger automated protection measures.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Partnerships are central to Telekom Security’s approach for service development as well as go-to-market. It currently has over 50 partners to address the full range of attack vectors. Key partners include Checkpoint (for business and customer security solutions under the APT Protect Pro cloud solution) and Telekom Deutschland and Cosmote (for the Protect Mobile service).
  • It also works with research institutes, standardization bodies, public institutions, and other online service providers to fight cyber crime and increase internet security. It collaborates with the German Federal Office and the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security.

Investments and Innovation

  • T-Systems, through Telekom Security, has been developing thought leadership in cutting-edge solutions within the security space. It has a number of best practices white papers covering Advanced Persistent Threats, drones, industrial systems, etc.
  • T-Systems already has a backbone of SOCs in Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and South Africa. It is developing a new Integrated Cyber Defense and Security Operation Center in Bonn, Germany. It is also using its innovation labs to link threat intelligence with cognitive security technology.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 Mphasis RadarView™ Profile


Mphasis recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Diverse partnership with platform and software providers. Has plans for blockchain-based IDAM, cloud security and container security services.


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Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • Mphasis’ cybersecurity services include IAM, vulnerability management, managed security service and security operation management. Majority of its revenue comes from the BFSI and healthcare industries.
  • Its security operation center is a cloud-based unified central command center for monitoring and managing the various security tools and process of the organization. It has delivery centers at 4 locations.
  • Its service is supported by platforms and tools such as MTrust, which is big data-driven threat analytics platform. RBAC is a proprietary solution accelerator that automates the manual process of role-based access control implementation.
  • It has over 200 certified cybersecurity professionals and in the last 12 months, it has introduced two new roles to strengthen its practice: Cloud Security Architect and Risk and Compliance Architect.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Mphasis does not have any cybersecurity-specific joint venture, but it has partnerships and joint GTM strategy with some of the big logos for managed security service: FireEye, Qualys, No Password, Paladin, and Tufin. With Oracle, it has a platinum partnership for platform service. Other major logos include Symantec, IBM, McAfee and many more.
  • The MTrust offering is a SaaS-based SOC in a box. It is being developed with partners and will utilize the pay-as-you-go commercial model.

Investments and Innovation

  • Majority of its investment plan is to grow the practice and leverage the partnership ecosystem. It is focused on implementing automation on data loss prevention and governance.
  • It also has plans to get new offerings like blockchain-based Identity Management Services, Cloud Security Services and Container Security Services.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 LTI RadarView™ Profile


LTI recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Vision to expand Cyber Defence Resiliency Consulting and MSS. Planned investments around Blockchain and industry-wide OT Security.


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Practice Maturity

  • One of the key features of LTI’s practice is joint solution development — it works with different vendors to create specific features and solutions for customers.
  • Its GTM strategy also involves partnering with solution vendors to jointly address the market need.
  • It has set up CoEs around Threat Detection & Monitoring, Threat Hunting, Threat Intelligence, Threat Prevention, Vulnerability Management, IoT & OT Security, and many more.
  • Majority of its clients are from the manufacturing sector.
  • Its vision is to expand and enhance Cyber Defense Resiliency Consulting and Managed Security Services across the globe.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Some of the major technology vendors in its partnership ecosystem include IBM, McAfee, RSA, Oracle, Splunk, and CyberSponse. It also works with many start-ups such as Smokescreen and CloudSEK to help them deliver better products and improving their offerings using its own experiences.
  • It has joint GTM strategy with platform providers such as Rank, Lucideus and CloudSEK. It also partnered with various universities such as IITs and Ted Rogers School to help train staff and hire suitable candidates.

Investments and Innovation

  • It has planned R&D investment around emerging areas of threat management like Blockchain and industry-wise OT Security.
  • Its future strategy is to enhance sales and marketing activities across all its major operating regions – US, Canada, UK, EU, SA, Nordics, MENA and India, for which it plans to invest 60% of its revenue.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 CGI RadarView™ Profile


CGI recognized as a Challenger in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Challenger for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Industry-agnostic solution portfolio. Expanding network of SOCs. Enhances capabilities through acquisitions.


  • Challenger 2019 Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report


Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • CGI offers broad portfolio of cybersecurity services to organizations across industries, with specialized solution for each industry. Within the insurance industry, organizations are partnering with CGI to manage cyber risks of their policy holders.
  • It offers a broad range of cybersecurity products and services, including Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM), to the federal agencies. For its impressive delivery track record, in 2018, CGI was awarded a contract to deliver CDM services to 7 federal agencies.
  • It has 3 accredited security certification facilities: Canada, the US and the UK. Additionally, it has 10 SOCs, which handle more than 550M cyber events per month and continuously identify and deploy solutions to maintain infrastructures.
  • In 2017, CGI opened a new SOC facility in Germany with big data capabilities. This new SOC is part of its expanding network of SOCs around the world to help keep its cybersecurity experts on top of acute threat situations.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • In 2018, CGI and GE partnered to develop and implement opportunities for electric grid software in North America. This includes real-time grid operations and controls, critical infrastructure and cybersecurity.
  • Also in 2018, CGI Sweden entered into a strategic partnership with Advenica to provide a comprehensive cybersecurity solution to the Swedish market.

Investments and Innovation

  • In March 2019, it acquired Swedish strategy and technology consulting firm Acando. The firm provides multiple services which includes cybersecurity. The deal will significantly strengthen CGI’s Northern Europe and Germany operations.
  • In 2018, it acquired CKC, a German provider of agile software development and technology consultancy services mainly in the automotive sector. CKC offers wide range of digital consulting and software services, including IT information security and testing. Through this deal, around 300 professionals joined CGI in the northern part of Germany.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 Verizon RadarView™ Profile


Verizon recognized as a Disruptor in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Disruptor for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Focus on network security. Develop practice through acquisitions and partnerships. Engage with academia for talent development.


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Practice Maturity

  • As a telecom leader, Verizon has been focused on the network security space for a long time. It has expanded to provide holistic enterprise-specific solutions across its wide customer base that spans multiple industries and sizes, including several federal clients. It has one of the largest IP networks globally, with capability to process approximately 60 billion security events on an annual basis.
  • In June 2018, it launched a subscription-based platform in collaboration with Anomali to identify and manage threats. This platform is built on a combination of its cyber threat intelligence data breach investigations (DBIR) and situational awareness from its Threat Research Advisory Center.
  • Its Threat Research Advisory Center serves as an enabler to consolidate its portfolio of cybersecurity-related capabilities. Its threat intelligence platform leverages its access to global data traffic and the numerous customer devices under its scope of security. Hence, it is well-positioned to provide actionable real-time security intelligence for enterprises to make well-informed decisions.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Verizon has multiple cybersecurity-related partnerships: Anomali for the Threat Intelligence Platform Service and FHOOSH™ to enhance the Verizon Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) service. Recently, it partnered with Cisco on SD-WAN technology to develop potential use cases, including the ability to enable an intelligent security perimeter for mobile workers.
  • It is also using academic partnerships to upskill its own workforce in terms of cybersecurity. For instance, it has partnered with the University of Dallas for executive cybersecurity courses for its employees.

Investments and Innovation

  • Verizon has been fairly active in terms of building its practice through acquisitions. In 2018, it acquired Niddel Corp, a company specializing in security detection and response capabilities through ML-based threat-hunting services.
  • In the beginning of 2019, it acquired a North American cloud-oriented network detection and response specialist firm, ProtectWise, Inc., to complement its existing capability of threat assessment and response management. Similarly, it acquired the PrecisionAccess™ solution and corresponding assets from Vidder, Inc. to boost its software-defined portfolio of services.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 Wipro RadarView™ Profile


Wipro recognized as a Leader in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Leader for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Invests in early to mid-stage start-ups and cybersecurity frameworks and products. Strengthen its capabilities through acquisitions.


  • Leader 2019 Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report


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Practice Maturity

  • In last few years, Wipro strengthened its cybersecurity capabilities through several acquisitions made in Israel, North America and India. Its cybersecurity services includes threat monitoring, infrastructure security operations, vulnerability management, incident response, IAM, consulting and others.
  • In 2018, it launched the Cyber Defence Platform (CDP) and established Cyber Security Labs along with it. It has more than 7,500 cybersecurity practitioners, 10 cyber defense platforms with automation capability, and 12 Global 24×7 Security Command Centers to deliver its services.
  • Its cybersecurity-specific customers include around 600 Fortune1000 enterprises. It plans to double its Cybersecurity & Risk Service market share by 2020, and achieve USD 1B in revenue.
  • It is investing in multiple cybersecurity-specific frameworks and products such as the ASTRID Framework, Wipro Access Governance Onboarding Framework (WAGON), Solution Delivery Platforms (SDP), Wipro Identity Automation Tool (WIAT), and many more.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Strategic partnership is one of the core pillars of its business strategy. Its partner ecosystem has some of the leading technology vendors such a IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Google, and TIBCO. In March 2019, it partnered with RiskLens to provide quantitative assessment of risk to the enterprises and government organizations.
  • It has also partnered with Israeli company Check Point to strengthen the delivery of cyber security and threat prevention solutions to customers who are investing in cloud infrastructure.

Investments and Innovation

  • Through its investment arm Wipro Ventures, it has invested in US based cybersecurity company Vectra Networks and Emailage Corporation, a fraud prevention firm. It also invested USD 8.83M in Denim Group, an application security company.
  • It has also invested USD 8.8M to pick up 33.3% stake in the Denim Group, a US-based application security firm.
  • Through its Horizon Program, it continues to invest in emerging areas (AI, IoT, cloud computing, cybersecurity, etc.) to organically develop products, platforms, solutions and capabilities around these areas.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 Trustwave RadarView™ Profile


Trustwave recognized as a Leader in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as a Leader for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Gain synergies through integration of cybersecurity capabilities. Continue to add third party technologies and strengthen portfolio.


  • Leader 2019 Cybersecurity Services RadarView™ Report


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Practice Maturity

  • In 2018, parent entity Singtel integrated the cybersecurity capabilities, technologies and resources of Singtel, Optus, Trustwave and NCS into a single global corporate identity operating under the Trustwave brand. This harnesses the synergy and strengths of Singtel’s global cybersecurity business, revenue, and teams across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
  • The new Trustwave portfolio includes managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions, cybersecurity education and training services like the Cyber Security Institute in Singapore.
  • For more compelling solutions, it plans to continue to offer both its own technologies and add more third-party technologies that are integrated with its managed security and consulting services.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Trustwave has a very strong partnership ecosystem, with nearly 1,000 channel partners and numerous technology partners worldwide. Some of its recent partnerships include with Palo Alto Networks for MSS and Cybereason for Managed Endpoint Security. Cybereason’s proprietary AI-powered data analytics engine and built-in forensic capabilities will be leveraged to correlate data attributes and behavior with potential threats.
  • It has also partnered with NikSoft to offer cybersecurity services to government entities through the General Services Administration’s IT Schedule 70 vehicle. Additionally, it has partnered with Avant Communications to increase security sales in the channel.

Investments and Innovation

  • Trustwave innovates through its SpiderLabs, which is a team of 250+ security and penetration testers, incident responders, forensic investigators, malware reversers, security researchers, published authors and sought-after speakers.
  • With the recent integration, it has combined the training and continued education assets from Singtel’s cybersecurity businesses, including Trustwave Academy and the Cyber Security Institute, into a comprehensive program delivered on-premises and remotely. It is offering options for earning industry recognized certifications and accreditation in penetration testing, data forensics, incident response and other fields.
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Cybersecurity Services 2019 Telefónica RadarView™ Profile


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

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in innovation brings recognition as an Innovator for Cybersecurity Services 2019.



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Comprehensive security offerings for digital environments. Strong innovation-led culture within the cybersecurity business. Wide partnership ecosystem.


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Practice Maturity

  • Telefónica adopted an inorganic expansion route, acquiring an established cybersecurity firm in 2013 and then re-branded it as an independent entity called ElevenPaths under the Telefónica banner. This entity has adopted a start-up culture, experimenting with multiple technologies and learning from their failures. It also used this entity to expand its portfolio by acquiring solution and niche-solution providers.
  • Its portfolio of security services includes Managed Security Services and IoT Security Solutions, which are supported by its tools and proprietary platforms. In 2018, it developed Conexion Segura, a joint cybersecurity solution that provides protection across fixed and mobile networks from malware.
  • It has 11 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and a new Advanced Global Center (Telefónica Advanced Global SOC-TAGS) with trained and certified resources.
  • To promote new ideas and experiences in the field of cyberspace, it has created a Security and Cybersecurity Advisory Council, which enables international experts to collaborate and support the company’s digital and comprehensive security strategy.
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Partnership Ecosystem

  • Telefónica has entered a strategic alliance with Microsoft to transform networks using disruptive technologies, while curtailing costs and driving greater industry adoption.
  • In 2018, it joined over 30 other telecom and service providers in setting up the Cybersecurity Tech Accord in which members collaborate to improve technical capabilities and create a stronger defense to protect enterprises against malicious attacks. It also created the first Global Telco Security Alliance with Etisalat, Singtel and SoftBank to offer enterprises a comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity services.

Investments and Innovation

  • To continually evolve its security services with the latest technologies and strengthen its portfolio, Telefonica has made investments in niche cybersecurity start-ups such as CounterCraft, 4iQ, BlueLive, LogTrust, IMBox, and Alise Devices.
  • ElevenPaths, its cybersecurity entity, has a proactive calendar of start-up-related events, discussions, roundtables and hackathons to complement its cybersecurity initiatives.
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