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Indian-origin cybersecurity expert joins Accenture security as MD

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Global professional services company has appointed Indian-origin cybersecurity expert Ghosh as the of security.

In his new role, Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and leadership to lead strategic that helped the company register rapid growth in the managed security services

"I am pleased to join at a time when it is going through an extraordinary period of growth in cybersecurity. I believe the future of cybersecurity operations will move to tech-enabled teams of cybersecurity experts," Ghosh said.

"Threat actors have become highly skilled at attacking organisations while staying below the radar for prolonged periods of time. Most companies are ill-equipped, understaffed, and overwhelmed with the daily grind of cyber risks and events to know which threats to focus on that can cause impact," he said.

Ghosh brings a wealth of cybersecurity experience to Accenture. Most recently, he was founder and former at Invincea, Inc, a Virginia-based cybersecurity company, until Invincea was acquired by in March 2017, the company statement said.

Prior to founding Invincea, he was a at the (DARPA) where he created and managed an extensive portfolio of cybersecurity programs, it said.

"Anup's expertise in cybersecurity, threat intelligence, and developing high growth businesses will be critical to continue to scale our in the coming years," said Kelly Bissell, of Accenture security.

Ireland-based Accenture provides a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:30 IST