TCS Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Managed Security Services, Asia Pacific
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment.
According to the report, “On the innovation front, TCS has made conscious efforts in aligning its offerings with the business objectives, requirements, and industry specifics of its clients.” It goes on to say that: The firm has also made considerable strides in integrating, AI, ML, and automation to deliver proactive threat intelligence, threat detection, and managed vulnerability services.
“With cyber threats evolving rapidly, traditional rule- and signature-based methods of detecting attacks are inadequate. In the Business 4.0™ world, enterprises seek greater visibility of the threat landscape to secure their expanding network perimeter and cloud applications from increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks,” said Dr Sundeep Oberoi, Global Head, Cyber Security, TCS. “Our recognition in this report is a validation of our strategy, investments in cyber resiliency security services, and our strong execution capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.”
TCS offers a full suite of managed security services around areas such as cognitive threat management, identity and access management, governance, risk, and compliance, digital forensics and incident response, enterprise vulnerability management, cloud security and niche technology security. Its Managed Security Services Portal offers 24x7x365 security information and event monitoring capabilities to single tenant and multi-tenanted customers using the dedicated security operations center (SOC) model.
Additionally, TCS has developed the Cyber Resilience Framework, based on NIST guidelines, as well as various tools and platforms including the Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform, Live Response Tool, Cyber Drill Platform, Interactive Vulnerability Demonstrator and Interactive Vulnerability Management Tool, to address customers’ security needs. TCS also has deep expertise in emerging areas such as DevSecOps and OT SOC.
“Our deep contextual knowledge, technology expertise and large ecosystem of technology partners, as well as investments in innovation and intellectual property, make us a trusted partner to help enterprises in Asia Pacific and the rest of the world, and ensure that their networks and systems are resilient,” added Dr Oberoi.
About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.