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  • Aditya Sawant, CEO

    Aditya Sawant, CEO

  • Even if the market is flooded with numerous players claiming to provide industry specific solutions, they remain scattered causing a now and then ambiguity. Envisaging it as a gap, we have managed to bring forth a consolidated solution that caters across multiple sectors in one single platform. This has also helped the organizations in ensuring that they can do much more or derive much more output out of a single solution than being there from multiple platforms. Offering niche solutions in the market currently, we are regarded as the security leaders or the ICT leaders of the industry. Equipped with better control and apt handle, we are able to prevent any mishaps on a security angle even before they happen.

  • AQUILA I: Delivering A Single Console Visibility Across Multiple Threat Vectors

How is Digitally Connected Rural India Posing New Opportunities for FinTech?

By: Jaya Vaidhyanathan, CEO, BCT Digital (Bahwan CyberTek group)

Rural India's Rise as a Connectivity Major and its Impact on the Evolution of FinTech With the emergence of digitization and affordable internet connectivity, the rural India which is previously considered impenetrable

Quantum Computing & AI for Financial Industry

By: Utpal Chakraborty, Head - AI, YES Bank & AI Researcher

The struggle for financial technologies to deal with humongous multidimensional complex data to be interpreted at realtime is still on, although we have been able to address it to some extent. A ray of hope with lots

10 Most Recommended Cybersecurity Startups - 2021

Seamless compliance is the Need of the Hour to Avoid Penalization

By: Neelesh Kripalani, Chief Technology Officer, Clover Infotech

With an unprecedented number of people starting to work on a remote or work from model, the phishing and ransomware attacks were increased drastically across the globe by 11 percent


The Invisible Risk to SupplyChain and Why It is a Top Security Priority

By: Shrikant Shitole, VP (India & SAARC), FireEye, Inc

The COVID-19 situation has again renewed focus on supply chain management. While India comprises a reliable supplychain network (SCN) that is strongly connected through modern


World Class Data & Analytics Platforms:Guiding Principles

By: Amitabh Mishra, Data & Analytics Leader, Novartis USA

Big Pharma was an early adopter of analytics platforms. Early on, the focus was on how analytics could deliver value in terms of revenue, profitability, etc. Today's analytic needs are less


Digital Ecosystem Build

By: Srivaths Varadharajan, Global Fintech & Digitech Evangelist

Digital experience defines the need for engagement with 360 degree approach cutting across all interfaces.Usually business with traditional mindsets go with offline journey.

  • 10 Most Recommended Cybersecurity Startups - 2021

    Advent of technologies like AI, IoT, IIoT, ML, and others have made the world more interconnected, which has also led to increase in threats and more vulnerability to attack. The cyber threats rate in India was growing at a quite alarming rate over past 18 months. According to India's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the country witnessed around 600,000 cyber attacks in the first half of 2021. The attacks against Remote Desk protocol (RDP) in India increased when Indian workers began Work From Home during the pandemic time. In July 2020, the attacks reached a maximum of 4.5 million. The situation is becoming severe than ever by reporting of several high profile attacks. According to the reports of International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), India has still made only modest progress in the field of cyber security. Enterprises are putting their best efforts to protect their data and system. Today, with the cloud being the heart of digital innovation, all data and important information related to an organization, including personal data of employees such as account data, is store in the cloud. BSFI has the highest share, around 26 percent for the cyber security expenditure, which is closely followed by IT and ITeS sector by 18 percent. The government is spending significant amounts in cyber security including that of in defense sector. India Cyber security market stood at $2200.23 million in FY2021 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.05 percent by FY2027. In this issue of CIO Insider, we bring you a list of '10 Most Recommended Cybersecurity Startups - 2021' who have contributed to the economic development of the country. The list has been crafted by a team of CEOs, VCs and the our editorial board, thus delivering inspiring stories of their journey and the contributions & roles played by them in the creation and empowerment of a powerful nation.

10 Most Recommended Cybersecurity Startups - 2021

Company Logo Company Name Company Management Company Description
AQUILA I: Delivering A Single Console Visibility Across Multiple Threat Vectors Aquila I Aditya Sawant, CEO Catering to the cybersecurity domain, Aquila I has been able to carve its identity as one of the prominent startups across the cyber security industry in shut eye time
Castellum Lab: Promising Comprehensive Cybersecurity with Continuity, Coverage and A Real time Approach at Core Castellum Labs Rajeev Shukla, Founder & CEO Not only engages in forensics and add meaning to signals, but they constantly work with the platform architects to modify and add capabilities on a daily basis successful ,which makes us to reimagine the work with automation.
Forenzy Network: A One-Stop Cyber Security Solution Offering Stress free Environment Forenzy Networks Bhaumik Merchant, Co-Founder It delivers breakthorugh results through expertise in advanced A one-stop-shop for everything cyber, comprising an excellent team of experienced professionals with expertise in both Automated Tools as well as Manual Threat Detection
Pattern Drive: Building Novel to Combat The New Threat Landscape Pattern Drive Mrittika Chakraborty , (Administrator, Pattern Drive) Helping organizations reach their unlimited potential through the intersection of the latest technologies and out of the box ideas
Saarth Infosec: Ensuring Business Resilience with Simplified, Cost-Effective, Yet Robust Security Consultancy & Services Saarth Infosec Mohan Maruti Jadhav, Director & CISO A ‘Startup India’ recognized company, SAARTH is proving to be an invincible team of talented IT Security, Cyber Security, Data Security, and Data Privacy leaders and professionals
Securitybulls Securitybulls Geet Vaishnav, Founder & CEO Specializes in the areas of Web-Application Penetration Testing, Network Penetration Testing, Mobile App Penetration Testing, BlockChain Security, Red Teaming Operations and IoT Penetration Testing
Sequretek Sequretek Panit Desai, Co-Founder & CEO Leveraging AI and ML technologies to enable businesses to secure and manage information assets on all digital platforms
Vinca Cybertech: Ensuring Business Integrity with Cutting-Edge Cyber Security Solutions Vinca Cybertech Shreekumar Nair, Founder & CEO Holds a prominent market presence catering top class, trusted, best of breed global cybersecurity solutions & services
Walnut Security Services: Ensuring a Stress - Free Business Enviroment With a Comprehensive Cyber Sec Approach Walnut Security Services Nirav Patel, Director With a highly motivated and experienced group of people at the forefront, Walnut Security has created its own niche in the market, positioning itself at the right spot to help businesses identify, assess, mitigate & respond to the risks they face
WiJungle WiJungle Karmesh Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO An Indian Cyber Security Company that develops and markets unified network security gateway to organizations across 25+ countries worldwide

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