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Tech Mahindra achieves AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status covering all six cybersecurity cloud domains


Home Newsroom Press Release Tech Mahindra achieves AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status covering all six cybersecurity cloud domains
Author : mahindraadmin   Category : Technology   Published : 9/3/2021

Reiterates Tech Mahindra’s MSSP expertise, offering next-generation cybersecurity services, best practices and compliance, as a part of the cloud adoption journey

New Delhi – September 03, 2021: Tech Mahindra Ltd., a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, announced today that it has been recognised and certified as Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status.

This designation recognises that Tech Mahindra has successfully met all AWS’s requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services.

AWS introduced this new baseline standard of quality for managed security services to benefit cloud environments of any size and it spans six key cybersecurity domains:

  • Vulnerability Management
  • Cloud Security Best Practices and Compliance
  • Threat Detection and Response
  • Network Security
  • Host And Endpoint Security
  • Application Security

The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with a technical skillset and operational process requirements specific to AWS.

The recognition acknowledges Tech Mahindra’s Managing Security Service (MSS) expertise, offering next-generation cybersecurity services, best practices and compliance, as part of its cloud adoption journey.

Rajesh Chandiramani, Senior Vice President and Global Business Head - ESRM, AI and Data Analytics and Cloud, Tech Mahindra, said, “Tech Mahindra is proud to be one of the first AWS Partners to achieve AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency status. Tech Mahindra is committed to providing world-class security, delivering trusted and mission-critical services to customers globally. This is in line with our TechM NXT.NOW framework, to bring a global scale with cybersecurity experts along with its MSSP services. We at Tech Mahindra are dedicated to helping customers achieve their business transformation goals by leveraging the agility, breadth of services and pace of innovation.”

AWS launched the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency to enable customers to easily acquire ongoing security monitoring and management, validated by AWS. The security experts annually validate the tools and operational processes of each MSSP address specific cloud security challenges such as continuous event monitoring, triaging, AWS service configuration best practices and 24/7 incident response. The AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency provides customers a faster and easier experience to select the right MSSP to help them achieve their goals for business risk and cloud strategy confidence.

Achieving the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency differentiates Tech Mahindra as an MSSP and AWS Partner offering customers globally with essential 24/7 managed cloud security skillsets.

“Security and compliance are essential for customers moving to the cloud,” said Ryan Orsi, Global Security/MSSP Practice Team Lead, AWS. “Tech Mahindra’s demonstrated experience in managed services give customers confidence in maintaining a high security bar and responding to potential risks quickly.”

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify AWS Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Tech Mahindra’s Enterprise Security & Risk Management Services team, with 17+ years of Cybersecurity experience, act as a trusted advisor – consultant, system integrator and managed security service provider. We help customers secure their digital transformation journey by addressing all their cloud security needs by protecting their cloud environment, providing unified visibility and ensuring compliance. Tech Mahindra provides AWS Security offerings to protect EC2 and EKS instances, including Vulnerability Management, Threat Detection and Response, Host and Endpoint Security, Cloud Security Best Practices and Compliance, Network Security and Managed WAF. As part of TechM NXT.NOW framework, which aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’, Tech Mahindra focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the evolving needs of the customer.

About Tech Mahindra 

Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates and society to Rise. We are a USD 5.2 billion organisation with 121,900+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 997 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies, including 5G, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end to end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is one of the fastest-growing brands and amongst the top 15 IT service providers globally. Tech Mahindra has consistently emerged as a leader in sustainability and is recognised amongst the ‘2021 Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the World’ by Corporate Knights. With the NXT.NOW framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies from a robust portfolio of companies. We aim at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today and believe that the ‘Future is Now’.

We are part of the Mahindra Group, a USD 19.4 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume.  It also enjoys a strong presence in renewable energy, agribusiness, logistics and real estate development.  Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,56,000 people across 100 countries.

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