cyber security Current Affairs - 2019

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12th India Security Summit held in New Delhi

The 12th India Security Summit was held in New Delhi. It was organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) and is officially supported by Union Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. The theme of this edition of summit was “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”. During the summit, many issues were discussed such as protection of critical national infrastructure, emerging cyber threats: incidents, challenges and response. It was attended by senior officers from various law enforcement agencies. In his address, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy announced that Government has taken various measures to counter cyber threats. Union Home Ministry has launched scheme ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)’ to combat cyber crime in the country, in coordinated and effective manner. Governance also has rolled out “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” as part of Digital India initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

Infosys launches Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania

Infosys launched its state-of-the-art Cyber Defence Center in Bucharest, Romania. This Defence Center is an expansion of services delivered via Infosys Digital Innovation Center which opened in Bucharest in early 2019.

Infosys Cyber Defence Center

Mandate: Cyber Defence Center will provide Real-Time, End-To-End, 24×7 Cyber Security monitoring and protection services to support European and global businesses on their digital transformation journey.

Services provided include– security analytics, security monitoring, management and remediation, incident discovery, threat hunting and response.

These services will be delivered by certified and highly skilled cyber security professionals and also services offered will comply with country-specific regulatory requirements.

With the launch of new Centre Infosys is expanding its current team in Romania by recruiting local talent as well as investing in advanced training for both its current employees and new hires.

Significance: The Cyber Defence Centers by helping enterprises Prevent, Detect and Respond to advanced cyber-attacks will enable them to scale securely in their digital journey.

Why Romania?

Since the European country is an established leader in European cyber security talent market thus became a natural choice for Infosys to invest in and develop cyber security research and innovation potential.