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Watch: Infosys’ Vishal Salvi on cybersecurity practice, current threat landscape

17 Aug, 2021

Last week Barracuda Networks India Country Manager Murali Urs said ransomware attacks are spiking and causing more worries than ever for companies, citing in-house research that found an average of 64% year-over-year increase in ransomware attacks. 

The incidents come as the world increasingly embraces the digital direction especially since the onset of the pandemic. As a result, digital transformation service providers are having to ready their cybersecurity ammo, faster than ever. 

Bengaluru headquartered Infosys is currently building an integrated platform that performs incident response, monitoring, proactive threat intelligence, apply analytics, and automation to monitor security breaches or threats. 

On the reported backdrop, TechCircle interviewed Infosys’ Chief Information Security Officer and Head Cyber Security Practice, Vishal Salvi, to discuss his practice’s fit into the company’s digital business, which has grown to form nearly 54% of total revenue. 

Apart from the company’s service offerings and platform strategy in cybersecurity, Salvi also discusses how the practice has evolved through the Covid-19 pandemic, how the threat landscape across corporations shifted in the recent past, global cybersecurity units, and initiatives to solve for an increased demand for skills relevant to the space.