Next gen technologies like Cloud, AI, IoT blockchain are vital for the organizations growth, Companies already advancing their business with these technology but what about organizations security from advanced hi-tech cyber threats. Trend Micro global group CFO, Mahendra Negi shares security advice for Indian organizations.
In 2018, Trend Micro witnessed robust growth across its enterprise business in India. Currently, Trend Micro, with many of the customers adopting its hybrid cloud security solutions for server and data center protection. Trend Micro’s customers in India include the top five IT and IT enabled services (ITeS) companies; the top seven energy companies; and all three private telcos.
Sharing security advice to enterprises in India who are transitioning to the cloud and adopting next-gen technologies like IoT, blockchain and 5G, Mahendra Negi said, “Don’t just tick the security box to fulfill compliance requirements. While compliance is part and parcel of a holistic cybersecurity strategy, the driver for security should center around risk assessment – figuring out what are the intangible assets of a company and how to protect them.”
Speaking on the company’s long-term commitment to the India market, Negi said, “India is an up-and-coming market for us, and presents a huge and strategic opportunity for our business. The key investment for us right now is in training our people; that’s why we have launched the new certification-granting programme in IT security (CPITS) in India. There is a big technology shift underway. Cloud infrastructure continues to evolve apace and security in the hybrid cloud environment is getting a lot of attention from our customers. We also see strong demand for endpoint detection and response (EDR) and managed detection and response (MDR) in India. We have invested heavily in all these areas.”
A leader in hybrid cloud security, Trend Micro is able to provide protection throughout a company’s entire cloud journey, from on-premise servers, virtual servers, to cloud workloads. In 2018, the company launched a new solution for containers – the next big trend in application development in the cloud era. Currently, the company observes strong uptake of private cloud from the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector; and that of public cloud from the manufacturing, e-commerce, IT and ITeS sectors, and born-in-the-cloud businesses.