Microsoft’s security infrastructure to drive India on digital path

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As India gets on the path towards digitisation, Microsoft with its impeccable threat intelligence capabilities to detect vulnerabilities across devices, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud infrastructure is ready to help the country, a top global Microsoft executive said on Friday.

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“India serves as a large talent base for Microsoft. A lot of significant components of Microsoft products are manufactured here and the tech giant is committed to the digitisation drive in the country by integrating security at every step of its product development,” said Jan Neutze, Director of Cybersecurity Policy for Europe, Middle East and Africa to ET.

Neutze was speaking at one of the sessions during the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in New Delhi. According to him, in its push to advance digitisation, India has the opportunity to avoid some of the challenges and mistakes made by others and ensure that security is built into its framework right from the start, rather than sort of bolt it on at the end,

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Microsoft has over 3,500 internal security professionals that work on cybersecurity and Cloud security at Microsoft and invest over $1 billion on cybersecurity every year. “We think this initiative has great potential, and we will see if we can replicate it elsewhere in the world,” Neutze said on the sidelines of GCCS.

“Launched almost a decade ago, DCU opened a global Cybercrime Centre in 2013 and has since established a network of satellite centres, the latest one being our Cyber Security Engagement Centre (CSEC) here in India. These investments are helping us combating cybercrime and advancing cybersecurity in a holistic way,” Neutze said.

Microsoft India this week said its “Cybersecurity Engagement Centre” in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organisations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical information infrastructure and help reduce malware and digital risk in the country.

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