Cyberoam is steadfast to convert its alliance with NICSI, a Government of India enterprise under the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, to partner more government agencies, departments and PSUs to become a supplier of choice for network and IT security. The company has been putting incessant efforts with NICSI & NIC to understand evolving cyber security challenges and network performance needs for various government agencies and infrastructure. This has resulted in Cyberoam grabbing several prestigious wins including CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team), Air India and Narcotics Control Bureau.
“We are committed to remain a long term trusted partner with NICSI & NIC and are glad to support their efforts in making mission-critical government networks, connected infrastructure and IT ecosystem more secure and optimized for performance and compliance for changing times,” said Sunil Sharma, VP Sales & Operations, India and SAARC, Cyberoam. “More importantly, we see it as our onus to work hand-in-glove with NICSI & NIC to assess network security needs from the ground up, as required for many PSUs, government agencies and offices. It is also rewarding to work with the agency that understands that proactive network security is a critical component of a comprehensive national cyber security strategy,” he further added.
Following the roll out of India’s first ever comprehensive Cyber Security policy, concerned nodal agencies overseeing national security has been promoting increased awareness, mandating proactive security steps for various government offices and public sector organizations. RBI, for example, has implemented several guidelines for information and network security for banking and allied organizations.
“Air India evaluated its security objectives, performance needs and IT infrastructure and approached NICSI to offer the Products based on the AI requirements. Cyberoam was shortlisted after thorough internal scrutiny of the available products. Cyberoam has demonstrated committed support to collaborate effectively for fulfilling AI concerns. They have optimal network security technology with advanced features for today’s security needs. We value their diligence in accomplishing the Projects at AI in Delhi and Mumbai at our Corporate Headquarters and Safdarjung Airport Delhi respectively.” Said Mukesh Sareen, DGM – IT, Air India Limited.
While A.S.A Krishnan, Sr. Director, Dept. of Electronics & IT, CERT-In says, “CERT-In has been using Cyberoam’s UTM product and we appreciate Cyberoam’s commitment to understand the requirements of CERT-In and implement the same in the product to achieve integration with existing security infrastructure.”
As more government offices and establishments embrace IT, leverage virtualization and consider cloud to accelerate ICT-led socio-economic initiatives, they will experience greater need for proactive and reliable network security, resilient and high performing networks and deep reporting capabilities. Cyberoam continues to strengthen its alliance with NICSI & NIC and aims for a greater role in securing government IT ecosystem against targeted attacks and new threat actors and cyber adversaries.