Incedo, America’s IT services and consulting firm, on Friday announced that it has set up a cybersecurity centre of excellence (CoE) in Pune, India.
The centre has been built in collaboration Tripwire, the global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations.
The two companies had announced a strategic partnership and Investment in cybersecurity research and development (R&D) in December last year. The partnership was meant to expand Tripwire’s engineering capabilities with lncedo’s resources.
Incedo will recruit 100 IT specialists and experts for the newly-built centre this year and 200 more in the next 2-3 years.
Established at a cost 2 million USD, the centre will primarily focus on end-to-end product R&D.
“Incedo is delighted to set up its newest delivery centre in Pune. The cybersecurity practice at Incedo is set to grow exponentially, and we are committed to investing heavily towards building our engineering expertise to serve a rapidly evolving, critical sector,” Anupam Wahi, Senior Vice President and Head of Communication Engineering, Incedo, said.
Incedo will recruit 100 IT specialists and experts for the CoE this year
Wahi said the centre would play a key role in monitoring real-time cybersecurity threats and help the government agencies to protect critical national data against leakages and breaches.
“The centre will provide the best products and tools to ensure that cybersecurity is not breached, bringing about innovation, and integration in the future,” he added.
Tripwire research and development team in Portland and Incedo’s engineers in Pune will also focus on building analytics across various Tripwire offerings and simplifying customer experiences so that they can secure more of their critical on-premise and cloud systems.
Dhrupad Trivedi, Executive Vice President at Belden and President at Tripwire, said. “As the intensity of data breaches continue to grow, cybersecurity is becoming a part of every organization’s risk agenda, and the need for accelerated innovation and expanded engineering capabilities could not get more significant.”