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Symantec to host Cyber Readiness Challenge for corporates

Symantec logoSymantec is all set to host its first Cyber Readiness Challenge (CRC), an interactive cyber security competition on October 29, 2014, for corporates in Mumbai. The seminar is designed to help security experts in organizations experience new methods of cyber-attacks. It will also enable the participants to discover and develop a better understanding of hackers’ targets, technology, and thought processes.

Speaking about CRC, Sanjay Rohatgi, President, Sales -Symantec India, said, “With targeted attacks on the rise, cybercriminals have become more patient and stakeout for longer periods of time to ramp up before carrying out attacks. To stay ahead of the cybercriminals, the Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge will provide IT and security experts with an opportunity to experience real life security scenarios and enable them to formulate stronger strategies against potential cyber-attacks.”

The first CRC was organized in Bangalore which witnessed the participation of 40 security professionals from over 20 large and medium enterprises to compete in attack scenarios provided by Symantec. The Mumbai Challenge will focus on IT and cybersecurity experts from over 25 companies including top banks, financial institutions, IT companies and telecos sharpen their security and cyber forensic skills.


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