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Quick Heal Technologies Limited signs MoU with the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team

his collaboration aims to:

  • Address the increasingly complex problems associated with computer/ cyber security.
  • Work together for detection of latest cyber security threats, adversely affect the information assets and privacy of the general users in India.
  • Devise appropriate security measures and security tools to enable such users to secure their systems

PUNE, April 4, 2016: Quick Heal Technologies Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, also referred as CERT-In on March 11th, 2016. CERT-In is an organization established under the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology.

The MoU is to further improve computer security readiness and raise awareness around the importance of keeping systems secure, using software patch updates and adopting current security practices and procedures. The MoU is aimed at working together to address the increasingly complex problems associated with computer security and computer-related crime.

CERT-In and Quick Heal Technologies Limited are constantly working towards enhancing the overall security of the computing environment through their commitment to security, protection against cyber-threats, hacking incidences, privacy protection etc.

In the MoU, they have agreed to co-operate for detection of latest cyber security threats that can adversely impact the information assets and privacy of the general users in the country. Also to devise appropriate security measures and security tools to enable such users to secure their systems.

Commenting on the MoU, Kailash Katkar, MD & CEO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited said: “We are very excited to collaborate with CERT-In and we see this as an opportunity to provide our expertise for combatting computer and network security incidents occurring in the country.” He further added: “We consider creating awareness around cyber security as our primary responsibility and our teams have been constantly innovating to introduce cutting edge security solutions for consumers and enterprises to equip them to combat the evolving threat landscape. This MoU is yet another effort towards building safe and secure IT environments and online experiences in the country.”

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