Software services provider HCL and US software security firm Symantec Corporation on Monday expanded their partnership to help enterprises in the areas of cloud security, cyber threats and forensic solutions. The aim is to help enterprises better meet their information and risk management needs by building a cyber-resilient service that safeguards them from targeted attacks and persistent threats, said a statement. Also Read - PSA: 123456 and password are still the worst password of 2018Also Read - Gmail gets self-destructing emails on Android, Nokia 6.1 and Note 8 prices reduced, Motorola One specs revealed, and more: Daily News Wrap
“We are seeing movement of critical workloads to cloud and clients expect enterprise grade security aligned with it,” said Kalyan Kumar, senior vice president and chief technologist-ITO, HCL Technologies.
“Working with Symantec, we have transformed our security portfolio to provide customers with comprehensive capabilities against cyber-threats and cyber-attacks with products like Advanced Threat Protection, Data Security and Cloud Security solutions from the Symantec portfolio,” Kumar added.
According to the “Cyberthreat Defense Report 2015”, 70 percent of respondents’ networks were breached in 2014. A data breach can have serious consequences, including erosion of brand reputation and loss of shareholder value.
“Our endeavour HCL is aimed at enabling our clients to have greater visibility into the threats in their environments,” added Anirban Chakravartti, head, global alliances, Symantec Corporation.