Cyber security leaders and home to the brands eScan, MailScan and Nemasis, MicroWorld Group of Companies have announced the promotion of Ms. Shweta Thakare to the position of Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing. Effective immediately, she will be responsible for handling the marketing strategies and promotions of all of MicroWorld’s cyber security brands, propagating the brand message and strengthening their presence across the globe with compelling sales. She will continue to be intimately involved in day-to-day operations, but with a concentrated focus on overall business strategy and sales opportunities that will drive the company’s long-term success. Global footprint Ms. Thakare has been instrumental in the propagation and success of MicroWorld’s flagship brand eScan across global markets “Ms. Thakare has been a pivotal figure in shaping MicroWorld’s global footprint. She is an extremely well-known figure in the field of cyber security and her promotion to such an important position recognises the vital role that she has played and will continue to play in strengthening our leading position as industry leaders both domestically and internationally.” said Mr. Govind Rammurthy, Managing Director and CEO of MicroWorld Group of Companies. With a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and a Master's degree in International Business, Ms. Thakare has been instrumental in the propagation and success of MicroWorld’s flagship brand eScan across global markets. Compliance with regulations Ms. Shweta Thakare, Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing quoted “My association with MicroWorld started a couple of decades ago and it has been an exciting journey. I would like to thank the management at MicroWorld for investing their faith in me. I would also like to thank my entire team who, over the years, have supported me and the brand in many ways and have aided our simultaneous growth." "In my current role, I look forward to taking our brands eScan & MailScan to greater heights while establishing Nemasis as a major brand in the international markets as well." ‘Nemasis’ is a Vulnerability Management Suite that assists in implementing a comprehensive GRC (Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance) strategy for managing an organisation's overall governance, risk, and compliance with regulations.
MicroWorld Technologies Private Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India for collaboration in the area of cyber security. Social security Through this MoU, CERT-In and MicroWorld Tech Private Limited propose to work together to enhance the overall security of the computing environment in India and to address the increasingly complex problems associated with cyber security threats. The MoU would facilitate cooperation for the detection of the latest cyber security threats such as malware/botnets that can adversely affect the information assets and privacy of the general users in the country and devise appropriate security measures while providing security tools to enable such users to secure their systems. Safe cyber space Under this MoU, CERT-In will provide a platform on its Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) website through which users from across the country will be able to access and download MicroWorld's eScan Antivirus Bot Removal Toolkit for free of cost. The Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) is a part of the Government of India's Digital India initiative under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to create a secure cyber space by detecting botnet infections in India and enable cleaning and securing systems of end-users. This centre is being operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). Cleaning malware and securing mobile devices The MicroWorld's eScan Antivirus Bot Removal Toolkit or MWAV as it was formerly called enables users to scan their Windows-based computers and eradicate any infections it may have. It mitigates some of the commonly known infections like viruses, adware, spyware and other forms of malware. The eScan Antivirus Toolkit (MWAV) requires no installation and can be run directly from anywhere, on a computer, USB Drive, or through a CD ROM, even when another antivirus is installed and protecting the computer. Further, the eScan Mobile Security tool for Android will be available for cleaning malicious Apps and securing mobile devices. Authorities statement CERT-In envisages effective collaboration with Industry to enable citizens to safe using digital technologies" Dr. Sanjay Bahl, Director General, CERT-In said, "The Cyber Swachhta Kendra has achieved various milestones while enhancing cyber hygiene amongst citizens in India. CERT-In envisages effective collaboration with Industry to enable citizens to safe using digital technologies. As the complexity, frequency and sophistication of malware continue to increase impacting the end-user digital devices, there is a need for appropriate tools in the hands of citizens to safeguard themselves. The eScan tool from MicroWorld will help towards the vision of making India cyber swachh and build technical capacities within the country while safeguarding citizens from malware threats." Ms. Shweta Thakare, Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing, MicroWorld Technologies added, "The partnership with CERT-In endorses our capabilities as a cybersecurity provider and exhibits our willingness to shoulder the responsibility of strengthening the nation's cybersecurity defence against the malice of the digital world. For all of us at eScan, it is a proud moment and our accomplishments stand as a testament to our efforts." Mr. Govind Rammurthy, Managing Director and CEO of Microworld Technologies said, "IT security is a matter of grave concern in these trying times and it gives us immense pleasure to work in tandem with CERT-in for its Cyber Swachhta Kendra. We are happy to announce that one of our popular tools – eScan Antivirus Toolkit - will be available through the CERT-In’s Cyber Swachhta Kendra platform for users across the country to utilize for free and stay secure. We aim to secure the country's cyberspace with our futuristic and proactive technology with the aim of defending against any malignant advances that would arise from the digital universe."
In the quest to redefine the future of digital security, cybersecurity provider’s MicroWorld is now part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. In order to provide their customers with security of the highest quality with fewer integration challenges, Microsoft has brought together an ecosystem of cybersecurity providers to integrate their technology with Microsoft security products. As a Microsoft gold partner, joining the Association strengthens MicroWorld’s work with Microsoft. “We are ecstatic to join the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. To share our next generation technology with Microsoft is a revered honour. We look forward to helping users across the world to have a safe computing experience,” said Mr. Govind Rammurthy, Managing Director & CEO of MicroWorld technologies Inc. Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern Technologies Joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association enables MicroWorld to market their eScan family of antimalware products, through Microsoft Azure Marketplace and take advantage of a number of member co-marketing benefits. MicroWorld will provide products that are rich with breakthrough features like MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL), Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern Technologies (NILP), Security Network, Proactive Behavioural Analysis Engine (PBAE an Anti-Ransomware Technology), Safe Web computing and Parental Control to Microsoft customers. “It has been incredible to see the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association grow since its inception. We are elated to continue that growth by welcoming MicroWorld into our ranks” Ryan McGee, Director of Microsoft Security Marketing at Microsoft Corp said. He added, “MicroWorld’s commitment to security aligns with our goal to protect both MicroWorld and Microsoft customers from new and evolving cyber threats.”
Cyber security giant, Microworld have announced the unveiling of their new cyber security solution, Nemasis (VAPT) at the 39th edition of Gitex Technology week, which is to be held at the World Trade Center in Dubai from the 6th to the 10th of October 2019. MicroWorld along with its seniority team can be located at the SR F1 booth at the Sheik Rashid Hall. Vulnerability management suite Nemasis is a vulnerability management suite, which assists in implementing comprehensive GRC strategy for managing an organisation’s overall governance, risk and compliance with regulations. The brand is in accordance with the #SecureYourAccount campaign which was launched by Dubai Police earlier this year and MicroWorld, would be using Gitex 2019 as a platform to educate businesses across the world about the perils of a potent cyber-attack that could have a crippling economic effect. The corporates feel the need for such a solution to prevent any network breaches Nemasis, helps to uncover the weaknesses in an organization’s IT infrastructure by focusing on the areas that are vulnerable to a security breach and improves their security outcome. Fight against cyber threats Various sectors around the world have realized the need for a potent vulnerability management suite. If, the pharmaceutical sector requires organisations to comply with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) ensuring the protection of sensitive patient data, the corporates feel the need for such a solution to prevent any network breaches from compromising their valuable data as well. Governments across the globe have also felt the necessity to safeguard their critical data since any kind of security incident could hamper the growth of the nation. Globally, there has been a surge in the number of cyber-attacks in recent years. According to the Cost of Cybercrime study of 2019, cybercrime rose by about 11% in the last year, while it has risen by 67% in the last 5 years. Since, cyber security has become an essential part of doing business; Nemasis is all set to become the cutting edge resource in the fight against cyber threats. Paradigm shift in the cyber security industry With Nemasis we are introducing a more proactive and sophisticated tool " Senior VP of Global Sales and Marketing, Mr. Sunil Kripalani quoted. “With the financial sector witnessing an increase in the severity and sophistication of cyber-attacks, across the globe, we are proud to present a solution to the entire sector that not only helps mitigate the threats against global economy but also helps in prevention of these attacks, protecting businesses and customers against digital malice.” Further elaborating about Nemasis MD & CEO of MicroWorld Mr. Govind Rammurthy said, “With the launch of Nemasis we expect to bring a paradigm shift in the cyber security industry. Rather than relying on incident response and recover methods, with Nemasis we are introducing a more proactive and sophisticated tool that is designed to successfully recognize adversary methodology before any malevolent attack could occur. This prevention plus response method is a step taken towards the future of cybersecurity in today’s generation.” MicroWorld houses another cyber security product range named eScan, whose solutions have been continuously, displayed and appreciated in the previous editions of Gitex.
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