Infosys launches Microsoft Azure-powered Cyber Next Security Platform

 Infosys launches Microsoft Azure-powered Cyber Next platform

Infosys announced the launch of its Cyber Next security platform.

In September, Microsoft launched Azure Sentinel cloud security offering to cater to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) in cloud space. The platform provides intelligent security analytics. Azure Sentinel utilizes machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze incoming data and adapt to evolving threats.

Infosys is leveraging the same Azure Sentinel cloud security offering to build its Cyber Next Platform. The platform enables the enterprises to enhance security management, monitoring, response services and threat detection, notes the announcement.

The new offerings will now be going to use the Microsoft platform Artificial Intelligence and security analytics features, notes the announcement.

Executive Opinion

CISO & Head Cybersecurity Practice, Infosys, Vishal Salvi, said, "We are developing next-generation platform-based offerings that leverage Azure Sentinel to help customers simplify their security operations, and scale as they grow. The core functionalities offered by Azure Sentinel aligns with our philosophy of ‘diagnose, design, deliver and defend’ for leapfrogging the cybersecurity maturity model, and leveraging intelligent analytics for effective SOC operations."

Corporate Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp, Ann Johnson, said, “We have a responsibility to bring new cybersecurity capabilities to our customers. By combining the strengths of the Microsoft security portfolio with Infosys service offerings, enterprises are able to manage their security posture better and navigate the changing threat landscape by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence.”

Infosys' Cyber Next platform Innovation

According to the Bangalore based IT firm Infosys, these offerings will help the company to enhance its capabilities to offer managed security solutions to its clients.

This will even include, round the clock monitoring, lifecycle management, and incident investigations, paired with the real-time threat intelligence for the SIEM data enrichment.

Infosys will deliver the offerings via a globally distributed network of cyber defense centers, staffed with the platform experts and skilled security analysts.

The company added that its extensive security operations, a rich library of use cases, managed security service capabilities and some of the pre-defined rules for ready IT service management, which will help the clients to optimize the SOC efficiency and maturity.

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