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Accenture opens cyber centre in Bengaluru

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016,17:26 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Bengaluru | To expand its security presence, Global consulting and technology services firm Accenture has set up a cyber center here.

The new facility brings together inter-disciplinary capabilities, ranging from innovation, incubation and development of new solutions to strategic consulting and transformation and the managed delivery of a broad range of cyber defense services, a company statement said today. This enables clients to tap the latest strategies and technologies to address their toughest cyber security challenges, As-a-Service model, it said.

The center is a cornerstone of Accenture’s cyber security growth strategy and commitment to a multi-million-dollar investment in new cyber security capabilities, platforms, and industry-specific solutions over the next several years, it added.

The new center will be a hub for continuous, collaborative innovation – melding the combined brain power of our clients’ teams, Accenture’s security and industry specialists as well as university and ecosystem alliance partners, MD and Security lead, Accenture Operations Bill Phelps said.

It is also launching its new cyber defense platform, a cloud-based security platform that integrates key elements to quickly and affordably industrialize and scale a 24/7 managed security capability, the company said.

The center is the largest cyber security facility in the Accenture global delivery network, which includes more than 50 facilities, the firm said adding its security presence in India has grown in nearly five years and today it is one of the company’s largest geographies globally.

Accenture employs more than 3,400 security specialists worldwide and has a global footprint of cyber centers in Manila and Prague.