India has an opportunity to make a leap in exponential technologies like cybersecurity and the country needs to invest in these technologies to keep its key businesses and infrastructure safe from bad actors, the Minister of State for Electronics and IT and Skills Development said on Monday. of the Union, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
In inaugurating IBM’s cybersecurity center, he said that India needs such steps to become the center of innovation and growth.
“In a rapidly digitizing world, India has an opportunity to leapfrog exponential technologies such as cybersecurity, hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence. We need investments in these technologies to help carry our PM’s vision of making India the center of innovation and growth,” said Chandrasekhar. .
“It was a good visit to the IBM Cybersecurity Hub and Client Innovation Center in Bangalore and seeing the technologies that companies like IBM provide to various organizations to accelerate their digital transformation,” he added.
IBM in February announced a new cyber security center that will empower businesses in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region to manage the growing threat of cyber attacks.
Located in Bangalore, the new IBM Security Command Center will take advantage of industry-leading audio and visual effects, as well as live malware, ransomware and other real-world hacker tools.
Sandip Patel, General Manager of IBM India, tweeted: “It was an honor to welcome Shri @Rajeev_GoI to the @ibm_in Bengaluru office today. We provide an immersive experience of the IBM #Cybersecurity Hub & Client Innovation Center reiterating our commitment to doing in India for India and the world”.
Chandrasekhar had said that he looked forward to IBM’s partnership with government agencies to “realize Digital India’s mission and ensure that Indian cyberspace becomes and remains secure and trustworthy.”
IBM’s new cybersecurity centers will help address the most pressing need of the moment for organizations of all kinds, to accelerate their security strategies and align business priorities with a security-first approach.
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