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Microsoft has announced the opening of its Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India. This center is being launched to tight its commitment to enhance cyber security.

The CSEC aims to drive public-private partnerships to fight cyber crime, strengthen the cooperation with Indian businesses, government and academic organizations on cyber security, and increase its contribution towards securing Indian computer and internet users from cyber crime threats.

As part of Microsoft Consultancy Services (MCS), a dedicated India-based response team will also offer cyber monitoring, use machine learning based detection technology and ensure rapid response and resolution to cyber threats to enterprise customers in the country.

Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India, said,

India stands at an exciting threshold today as data becomes a key driver of growth across every sector and industry and Cloud based computing becomes more prevalent. Cyber security is crucial for Digital India. A data driven economy can flourish only when governments, businesses and individuals have access to hyper scale and hyper flexible cloud computing with the confidence that their data is secure. Our Cyber Security Engagement Center in Gurgaon underlines our relentless commitment to security and partnering India in its digital transformation.”

Microsoft’s CSEC will combine the company’s technical proficiency as well as cutting-edge tools and technology with cross-industry expertise to effectively reduce digital risks. It will work with the National Cyber security Coordinator as well as the CERT-India and share information to help reduce malware and digital risk in the country, enabling a safe digital India.