Infysec

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infySEC
IndustryCyberSecurity
Founded2010; 9 years ago (2010)
FounderT. Vinod Senthil
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Founder & Director: T. Vinod Senthil,
Director: Karthick Vigneshwar
Websitewww.infysec.com

infySEC is a company that provides cybersecurity services to medium-sized enterprises and governments across the world. The company is located in Chennai, India, and focuses on security technology services, security consulting, security training, and research and development.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 2010 by T. Vinod Senthil, an ethical hacker,[1] along with Karthick Vigneshwar and Aadhavan Rajadurai. They gathered a team of security professionals and started the company with the objective of providing cybersecurity services and training.

In November 2009, Senthil was the first person in Chennai to demonstrate wardriving,[citation needed] and he assisted the cyber crime department and NDTV Hindu NEWS.[citation needed]

In July 2013, the company conducted an event dubbed "E-HACK", a 24-hour hackathon.[2][3][4]

The company presented at ASSOCHAM for two consecutive years on cybersecurity.[citation needed]

In 2016, the company was awarded as a notable startup by That Startup Story.[5]

The company has completed over 200 security projects for various countries including Australia, the Maldives, and Dubai, as well as various governments,[6][7][8][9][10][11] and has conducted 1000+ workshops to raise awareness of the issue of cybersecurity.[12][13][14]

Products[edit]

Its products include Capture The Flag, for cybersecurity enthusiasts to test their skills in the field of cybersecurity; an ad-free Android app called CyberSec Tabloid for cybersecurity news updates; and a free Android app called AndroSentry that helps to monitor Android devices and includes a theft tracker, a call blocker, a virus scanner, and an app locker.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 3 who have the capability of adding numbers in mobiles - Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "World's largest ethical hacking event at SRM University".
  3. ^ "EHACK : The Largest Information Security Awareness Marathon Globally". The Hacker News.
  4. ^ Rajeshwar, Yashaswini (25 August 2013). "The question of security". The Hindu.
  5. ^ "Vinod and Karthick from Infysec – That Startup Story". www.thatstartupstory.com.
  6. ^ "Ransomware Panic? These Ethical Hackers in Chennai Are Upping Cybersecurity for Companies Worldwide". The Better India. 30 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Why startups think they're too small to be hacked". The Economic Times. 10 December 2017.
  8. ^ "'Tourism industry needs trained, professional manpower'". The Hindu. 14 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Armed in Chennai, they repel cyber attacks across globe - Times of India". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "In wake of cyber attacks, Chennai cops undergo training - Times of India". The Times of India.
  11. ^ "Amidst ransomware panic, Chennai ethical hackers don their capes and patch up systems | Tech News".
  12. ^ "Ethical Hacking Workshop In TJohn Institute Of Technology Bangalore By InfySEC". PRLog.
  13. ^ "Ethical Hacking And Cyber Forensics Workshop In National Institute Of Technology Trichy By InfySEC". www.newswire.com.
  14. ^ "infysec Breaking News - Cyber Forensics workshop in BITS Pilani by infySEC". www.eduheadlines.com.

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