Wipro launches Cyber Defence Centre in Melbourne

IT services provider Wipro announced the launch of its Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) in Melbourne, Australia.
Wipro Cybersecurity Defence Centre in Melbourne, AustraliaWipro aims to make 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 expand capacity and run their security operations in compliance with the local data requirements.

Wipro’s 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, Manoj Nagpaul, head, Asia Pacific and Japan, Wipro, said.

“The establishment of this Defence Centre will strengthen Victoria’s capability in cybersecurity and draw on the local expertise to help Wipro protect Australian organizations from cyber-related incidents,” said Tim Pallas, Minister for Economic Development, Parliament of Victoria.

“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, global head, Cybersecurity and Risk Services, Wipro, said.

From left to right: Katerina Taipova, assistant manager, International Ops Team, Wipro; Garima Sinha, director, APJ Geo Marketing Head, Wipro; Tim Pallas, minister for Economic Development, Parliament of Victoria; Praveen Nichani, general manager, ANZ Public Sector, Wipro; Jayeshkumar Harimadhavan Warier, practice head, Cybersecurity Services, Asia Pacific and Japan, Wipro; Claude Khoury, director, Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro Ltd; Jayakumar Nair, senior manager, International Ops Team, Wipro.

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