DXC opens Security Operations Centre in Malaysia

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DXC Technology today inaugurated a DXC Next Generation Security Operations Center (SOC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Serving both regional and global clients, the Malaysia SOC aims to strengthen and enhance overall security of enterprises by integrating advanced security analytics across information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to provide better visibility, correlation and response to security threats and vulnerabilities. The center is “Next Generation” as it supports DXC Intelligent Security Operations, providing expertise in advanced analytics, digital forensics, investigations and incident response and tailored solutions to protect the digital enterprise.

“While digital transformation delivers business value, it can also introduce security risks,” said Mark Hughes, senior vice president and general manager, Security, DXC Technology. “DXC Security’s end-to-end portfolio of advisory services and managed security helps clients draw out a competitive niche by building security into the fabric of applications, infrastructure and culture to help enable large-scale digital change.”

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DXC has intensified investments in its Security practice. The DXC Malaysia SOC is integrated with the DXC Managed Security Services global network of more than a dozen SOCs, providing 24/7 cyber threat detection and response services to clients in industries such as financial services, travel and transportation, and media and entertainment.

Professionals at the Malaysia SOC will specialize in services such as identity and access management, data loss prevention, security device management, digital forensics, threat intelligence, threat monitoring and incident response. Additionally, cybersecurity today is merged with big data analytics, where security detection and response capabilities are amplified through machine learning and artificial intelligence.

The Malaysia SOC’s security accreditations meet local and international laws and regulations.

“In the digital era, technology can sometimes be disruptive. The scope of technology risk management is continuously expanding. A greater focus on a proactive approach to data and client protection, coupled with high-quality incident management solutions, can guide stakeholders in the event of a cyberattack,” said Koushik Radhakrishnan, vice president and general manager, DXC Asia.

B2B IT services firm DXC Technology has launched a security operations centre (SOC) in Malaysia catering to both regional and international clients.

The new centre will adopt DXC’s next generation intelligent security operations capability enabling advanced analytics, digital forensics, investigations and incident response and tailored solutions to protect the digital enterprise.

Located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the new centre aims to facilitate enhanced security for regional enterprises, providing improved visibility, correlation and response to security threats and vulnerabilities through the integration of advanced security analytics across information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).

According to Mark Hughes, senior vice president and general manager for security at DXC Technology, while digital transformation delivers business value, it can also introduce security risks. “DXC Security’s end-to-end portfolio of advisory services and managed security helps clients draw out a competitive niche by building security into the fabric of applications, infrastructure and culture to help enable large-scale digital change,” he added.

The addition of an SOC in Malaysia adds to the already growing number of SOCs globally, now more than a dozen, all integrated as part of the firm’s managed security services offerings, in line with increased security risks for enterprises. Each SOC provides 24/7 cyber threat detection and response services to clients in industries such as financial services, travel and transportation, and media and entertainment.

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