The technology giant Microsoft has recently launched a Cybersecurity Engagement centre in Gurgaon, Haryana which will help the company in identifying threats and manage them well on the cyber front. India is the seventh country where the company has laid the foundation for a Cybersecurity centre globally and will function as a satellite to Microsoft’s Redmond Digital Crimes Unit (DCU).
“The CSEC’s mission is to help build a trusted and secure computing environment, a critical enabler for India’s digital transformation. It will works towards fostering deeper cybersecurity collaborations with public and private sector organisations for this “We believe security of critical information is imperative for our corporate customers, just as it is vital to ensure security and privacy of citizen data and transactions. Our first investment towards this was setting up our local datacenters in India last year, and now launch of the CSEC. While the India team itself will be a compact one, the center will be operated in affiliation with the Redmond DCU team and comprises of over 100 legal and technical experts worldwide.” -Bhaskar Pramanik, Microsoft India Chairman.
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The other cybersecurity centres by Microsoft are located in Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, China, Berlin and Washington DC.
This cybersecurity engagement centre is supposed to be a huge development for the country as in the future, it plans to team up with Government organisations and address the issue of cyber attacks which are so rampant across the country.