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Microsoft launches Cybersecurity Engagement Centre in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Software giant Indiatoday said it has launched its first full-scale CybersecurityEngagement Centre (CSEC) in the country. Situated in Delhi, the first-of-its-kind centre in will bring together capabilities to foster deeper cybersecurity collaborations with public and private sector organisations and build a trusted and secure computing environment, a critical enabler for India's transformation, the company said in a release.

It said this is Microsoft's seventh Cybersecurity Centre in the world and will function as a satellite to the company's Redmond Crimes Unit (DCU).

The company has also rolled out a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity among Indian organisations.

"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" Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik said. He said, "Our first investment towards this was setting up our local datacenters in last year and launch of the Cybersecurity Engagement Center is the second.

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First Published: Mon, December 12 2016. 17:48 IST