Tech Intelligence Bulletin (HG Insights) – Infosys has announced the launch of its Cyber Next platform-based offerings, powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel.

These offerings will help enterprises enhance security monitoring, management, threat detection, and response services.

The Microsoft Azure Sentinel is a cloud-native Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) solution that detects, prevents and responds to data threats across the enterprise. With Azure Sentinel’s advanced AI and security analytics features, this strategic partnership with Microsoft will significantly boost Infosys’ threat detection and response capabilities.

Comprehensive managed security solution

These offerings will help Infosys enhance its Cyber Next Platform to deliver a comprehensive managed security solution to its clients. This includes round-the-clock monitoring, lifecycle management and incident investigations, coupled with real-time threat intelligence for SIEM data enrichment. This will be delivered via a globally distributed network of Cyber Defense Centers, staffed with platform experts and skilled security analysts. Infosys’ extensive security operations, managed security service capabilities, and a rich library of use cases, play books and pre-defined rules for ready ITSM integration, will help clients optimize Security Operations Center (SOC) efficiency and maturity.

“Diagnose, design, deliver and defend”

“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,” said Vishal Salvi, CISO & Head CyberSecurity Practice, Infosys.

Ann Johnson, corporate vice president, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp. 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 better manage their security posture and navigate the changing threat landscape by leveraging the power of artificial intelligence.”

Strategic collaboration

The strategic Infosys and Microsoft collaboration combines the strength of Microsoft’s portfolio and Infosys’ service-based offerings to help enterprises effectively profile risks, prioritize, and manage threats comprehensively. This alliance is focused on building robust, systems, platforms and solutions to address end-to-end threat detection and response management across hybrid infrastructures, making enterprises secure, compliant, and trusted.

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