TCS Positioned as a Leader and Star Performer in IT Security Services by Everest Group
Cited as Key Strengths are Tata Consultancy Services’ Investments in Building a Comprehensive Security Portfolio, Platformized Threat Intelligence Services, Intelligence-driven SOC, and Co-innovation Network
NEW YORK | MUMBAI, June 25, 2020: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for IT Security Services1.
The report highlights TCS’ credible investments in building a comprehensive security services portfolio based on its ‘security as a business enabler’ philosophy, through which it has been able to deliver contextualized services, underpinned by strategic investments in platformized threat intelligence services, intelligence-driven Security Operations Center (SOC), and co-innovation network. It goes on to say that TCS’ strong focus on leveraging Al/ML, automation, and sharing resources to alleviate enterprise security challenges have made it a strong name in the security services space.
“In a Business 4.0 world, with hyper connected boundaryless networks becoming the new normal for digital enterprises, the threat attack surface and vulnerabilities have increased. We were already operating with a fully secure remote access model even when the workforce was based out of TCS facilities, therefore it was easy for us to move to our Secure Borderless Workspaces™ model during the pandemic. We have now extended this expertise to our customers with our agile and cyber resilient framework,” said Dr Sundeep Oberoi, Global Head, Cyber Security, TCS.“Our positioning as a Leader and Star Performer is a validation of our strategy, investments in platforms for threat intelligence services, intelligence-driven SOC, and our strong delivery capabilities.”
TCS offers a full suite of security services around areas such as cognitive threat management, identity, and access management, governance, risk and compliance, data privacy and protection, digital forensics and incident response, enterprise vulnerability management, cloud security, and IoT security services. Its Cyber Vigilance Platform offers 24x7x365 security information and event monitoring capabilities, with single-tenant, multi-tenant, and dedicated SOC models, leveraging several technology partnerships.
Additionally, TCS has developed a Zero Trust Framework for business resilience and agility as well as various tools, platforms and solution including consent management solutions, the cyber threat intelligence platform, live response tool, cyber drill platform, interactive vulnerability demonstrator and interactive vulnerability management tool, to address customers’ security needs. TCS also has deep expertise in emerging areas such as DevSecOps and OT SOC.
“The push by enterprises for digitalization and a distributed workforce has proliferated digital touchpoints and exponentially increased exposure to IT security threats,” according to Ashwin Venkatesan, Vice President, Everest Group. “TCS' investments in developing platformized threat intelligence solutions and establishing innovation networks are helping clients shore up against vulnerabilities. Enterprises have highlighted the company’s flexibility beyond contractual commitments, quality of delivery, and responsiveness as its key strengths.”
“With our deep contextual knowledge, technology expertise, superior delivery capabilities and large ecosystem of technology partners, we help enterprises achieve cyber resiliency,” added Dr Sundeep Oberoi.
1 IT Security Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020, Everest Group, June 2020
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 448,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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