There’s no denying that the COVID 19 pandemic has brought along issues that are beyond medical and health emergency. As per a recent study by Cisco, 73 per cent of organisations in the country have experienced a 25 per cent or more jump in either cyber threats or alerts since the start of Covid-19. Among the respondents, 84 per cent of the companies committed that cyber security is indeed a top priority for them. The study is based on a survey of over 3,000 IT decision-makers globally, including over 1,900 respondents across 13 Asia Pacific markets, including India.
The mushrooming cybercrime has brought to the forefront challenges that are difficult to tackle as it requires state-of-the-art and latest technology in the cyber security space. And such cyber threats are not only a point of major concern for just a section of companies like banking, insurance, etc. rather it worries a larger section of organisations including logistics, e-commerce, telecom, healthcare, and many more. In order to address these threats effectively and keep them at bay, companies partner with cyber security service providers.
Below are some of the leading cyber security companies that are doing noteworthy work and are gaining recognition for their innovative service offerings. In today’s digital age, these companies would not only help prevent data breaches but also keep the clients abreast with the latest technology and helps them keep cyber threats at bay.
Uniken, a pioneer in the field of digital security, is making the best possible use of technology for its customer-centric cyber security platform for its clients. Uniken’s flagship product REL-ID is an advanced, first-of-its-kind security platform that secures connections between customers and businesses by eliminating all possibilities of data breach and fraud. A mobile-first solution, REL-ID effectively protects customers, enterprises and the entire ecosystem from a wide variety of risks such as identity attacks, device attacks and network attacks.
Uniken’s focus on zero defects concept is the primary thing that gives its security platform a disruptive profile. Security experts have maintained that all security systems are vulnerable to some form of security threats. It has been believed that a system that’s 100% secure can never be built. However, Uniken’s REL-ID has proved these assumptions wrong and has tons of data to back its claims.
- Valency Networks
Valency Networks calls itself as a one-stop shop for cyber security services. Valency Networks provides cutting edge solutions for cyber security. These include vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services for web apps, cloud apps, mobile apps and IT networks.
The company is also a leader in advisory consultancy in compliance implementations. Cyber security assessment, management, compliance and solutions are the main businesses of this Pune-based company.
CloudSek is an AI based information risk management company headquartered in Singapore, and full-fledged operations from their office in Bengaluru for the Indian market.
The company has developed a cutting-edge Next Generation cyber-security product based on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies. Unlike traditional cyber-security players, CloudSek offers real-time information to prevent and monitor cyber threats through its unique SAAS platform, thereby significantly improving the monitoring levels and reducing costs for its customers. The company is rapidly deploying its products with clients in India, US, Europe and South-East Asia.
CloudSek is an artificial intelligence technology-based threat intelligence enterprise, which focuses on customized, intelligent threat monitors. It collects both behavioral and technical threat indicators that affect business; provides strategic and tactical solutions to security challenges faced by organizations globally; and gives real-time security assessment using AI agents.
Indiaantivirus is best known for its single and enterprise cyber security suite called Net Protection Anti-Virus or NPAV.
This Pune-based company has a sophisticated research and development department where they analyze various features of cyber security and find ways and means to protect single and enterprise computers.
NPAV also provides cyber security solutions for small and large companies in the country at very affordable rates.
Hicube is a leading cyber security company in India. The company provides customized and specialized products and services for cyber security for its clients. Hicube has major customers in India and is expanding its global presence in the fields of cyber security and cybercrime investigation.
They provide certified training programs in information security and offer penetration testing services as a part of full security audit for organizations. Their cybercrime investigation services cater to the specific needs of various sectors.
- eSec Forte
eSec Forte Technologies is a certified global vonsultation and implementation company with headquarters in New Delhi. The company’s core areas of operation include information security and cyber security. eSec Forte has offices in different parts of India to service its clients.
Additionally, the company also has dedicated clientele in several countries including UAE, USA, UK, Kuwait, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, Canada, Taiwan, Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Netrika is an all-round cyber security services provider in India. The company offers a complete range of cyber security solutions including protecting websites and servers against cyber criminals. They also provide services such as online risk and threat assessment, detection of cyber-attacks and cyber surveillance, among others. “The symbol of vision and acute observations” Netrika or an all-powerful eye that empowers us to connect with the world and see it in a larger scale with a global vision. An eye for better understanding of business, understanding Risk and with the help of intelligence find solutions which secures our business, thus empowering us with protection
The vulnerabilities of cyber threats wont cease to exist, hence role of such cyber security companies is only going to get bigger in the future. Another very important factor is to learn about cyber hygiene on a personal level, and understand the menace that is posed by click baits, fraud emails, public wifi, etc. There is also a dire need of the government to take the center stage and formulate strict guidelines and expand security monitoring capabilities.