Wipro opens cyber Defnce Centre in Melbourne, to hire 100 cyber security specialists locally

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Biznextindia : Indian Technology major Wipro Limited (NYSE: WlT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) has opened its  NextGen Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) in Melbourne, Australia. The lab was inaugurated by Tim Pallas, Minister for Economic Development, Parliament of Victoria in the presence of customers, technology partners, leadership team and local employees.

With the launch of this centre, Wipro aims to make substantial investments to upskill its employees, hire more local resources and generate more than 100 jobs in Melbourne for cybersecurity specialists. Wipro also plans to launch similar CDCs in other cities in Australia and offer cyber resilience and provide digital protection to large government organizations.

The Cyber Defence Centre is the first local shared security operations centre for Wipro in Australia and will provide customers with the ability to rapidly expand capacity and run their security operations in compliance with the local data requirements. Wipro’s NextGen 2417 Security Operations Centre will assist customers to actively manage their cyber risks by leveraging managed services around threat intelligence, security monitoring and analytics, vulnerability management, incident response and regulatory compliance.

The Cyber Defence Centre will enable customers to implement or expand capacities of their in-house services related to vulnerability management, threat intelligence, threat detection and incident response,” said Raja Ukil, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Cybersecurity and Risk Services, Wipro Limited.

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