Trend Micro has launched its managed detection and response (MDR) services in India. The cybersecurity firm made the announcements during its annual channel partners day event held in Gangtok that witness the participation of tech-executives from different companies.
The japanese firm said that its MDR is an outsourced service to enterprises looking to deepen their threat-hunting and investigation capabilities. MDR augments a company’s existing security team by providing external expertise and resources to proactively hunt for stealthy threats in an IT environment.
The company claimed that it has 33 out of the 40 large banks and seven of the top energy companies as customers in India. The top five IT and IT-enabled services (ITES) companies are using its hybrid cloud security solutions, and all the three private telcos have implemented its network security and hosted email security solutions, said Trend Micro.
Trend Micro has recently launched a two-month sponsored certification program in IT security (CPITS) that company says will equips the computer science and engineering graduates with practical, hands-on knowledge and skills, helping them take advantage of systems engineering job opportunities in the IT security industry and with Trend Micro.
“We have always been a channel-focused company and try to deliver all our solutions through the channel. Our channel partners are part and parcel of Trend Micro’s success so far, and we plan to do more with them. Now, we are trying to build an ecosystem where we leverage our channel partners’ security operations centers (SOCs) and existing capabilities, and work together with them to deliver innovative solutions to the customers. Our end goal is to grow together with the channel partners, creating a win-win situation,” said Nilesh Jain, vice president, Southeast Asia and India, Trend Micro.