Tech Mahindra Ltd., a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services today announced a collaboration with Virsec, a US based cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced targeted attacks.14 FEBRUARY, 2020 | India
Provides first-of-its-kind cybersecurity solutions to protect applications from the inside at the memory level in real-time
San Francisco, Noida - February 14th, 2020: Tech Mahindra Ltd., a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services today announced a collaboration with Virsec, a US based cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced targeted attacks. The organizations are working to provide first-of-its-kind cybersecurity solutions to protect applications from the inside at the memory level in real-time. Virsec and Tech Mahindra will be showcasing these joint solutions at the RSA Security Conference 2020, February 24-27, in San Francisco.
Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, said, "Cybersecurity is a top concern for our customers and the entire industry today. Tech Mahindra’s collaboration with Virsec is a step towards defending against zero-day attacks launched by adversaries using fileless and memory-based techniques. We are already in the process of deploying this first-of-its-kind joint offering to a global major customer in North America to address cybersecurity concerns. As part of our TechMNxt charter, Tech Mahindra continues to deliver innovative and cutting-edge technologies in cyber security and risk management to customers globally."
The Virsec Security Platform stops fileless and in-memory advanced application threats that escape detection by conventional security tools. It also protects applications from the inside, against known and unknown zero-day threats. Virsec patented technology maps acceptable application execution, and instantly detects code execution deviations triggered by cyberattacks. This deterministic process detects and blocks application attacks within milliseconds, with precise forensics at every step.
Saurabh Sharma, Vice President of Business Development, Virsec, said, "In today's hostile security environment, we're seeing an exponential rise in attacks that target application memory during runtime, and Virsec directly addresses these risks. We are already working with Tech Mahindra’s customers in the US representing telecom, semiconductor, and energy verticals and have plans to expand our joint solutions to other verticals and regions."
Tech Mahindra provides enterprise cybersecurity and risk management services to customers across the globe, including Fortune 20 companies. Virsec’s patented technology has been validated with a range of Tech Mahindra’s solutions providing unprecedented protection against advanced targeted attacks.
This collaboration aligns with Tech Mahindra’s TechMNxt charter, focused on leveraging next-generation technologies like Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, 5G, and Internet of Things, to disrupt and enable digital transformation, and to build cutting-edge technology solutions and services for customers globally.
Based in San Jose, California, Virsec was founded on the belief that a new approach is required to counter today’s advanced threats. The company is led by industry veterans who have driven one of the world’s top processor teams, and created innovative technology in network security, embedded systems and real-time memory systems. The team has broad leadership experience at companies including AMD, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper, Dell, NextGen, BMC Software, ForcePoint, as well a long list of high-growth start-ups. More information and demos are available at www.virsec.com.
About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 125,700+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 941 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).
We are part of the USD 21 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.
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