India’s 72nd Independence Day is a day of much celebration and reflection. While the country has certainly progressed on various fronts, it is also time for all citizens to come together and stay aware of the need to remain free and independent, especially in this day and age of digital barriers. In the age of the Internet where the world is connected through the click of a button, it is the need of the hour for India to remain independent and strengthen its defenses, not just physically, but even in the vast world of cybersecurity.
It is exactly with this commitment that Quick Heal Technologies Ltd., one of the leading providers of IT security software products and solutions in India, has delivered its services across the nation and beyond for over two decades now. As a leading homegrown provider of cybersecurity and anti-virus solutions, Quick Heal has evolved with the emergence and spread of the Internet in India, in step with every major development. This has enabled the company to have a focused understanding of the needs and requirements of the diverse Indian market which can differ widely from other markets.
From humble beginnings in 1995 when the first version was released to a still nascent Indian computer market to becoming a leading player in cybersecurity in the country and beyond, Quick Heal is a great success story of the power of Indian entrepreneurship. As a recognition of its sterling homegrown success, it was awarded the “Make in India Excellence 2015” award for its contribution towards the economic growth of the country. In 2016, it won the best Make in India brand at the 14th VARINDIA IT Forum.
Today, Quick Heal’s portfolio has grown to include a wide range of products and services under the category of cybersecurity. Apart from its consumer segment, it also offers its enterprise solutions under the brand name ‘Seqrite’ to various partners. Quick Heal’s sphere of influence has expanded from just India to cover four continents, which is an excellent achievement.
Today, Quick Heal is a trusted source of cybersecurity for many organizations in India and globally. Whether these are banks, manufacturing organizations or Government departments, Quick Heal keeps businesses safe against the many variants threats of the cybersecurity landscape.
A partner to Government and Enterprises
In fact, Quick Heal also actively partners the Government of India in various initiatives for cybercrimes. In collaboration with “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” under the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Ministry of Electronics & IT, Quick Heal has developed a free Bot Removal Tool that helps users remove botnet infection from their computer. The indigenously developed tool will continuously monitor the threat landscape for new bots and prevent them from damaging the user’s device by creating an antidote for every bot. It also has a mechanism to automatically detect botnets and analyze the behavior of a malware to find out if it is new or a modified version of an existing malware.
Global IT Security Solutions firm, Quick Heal Technologies, has assisted Maharashtra Cyber with proactive intelligence on the threat landscape. During the time of WannaCry, we had partnered with Quick Heal to set up a dedicated helpline number to assist distressed people at large. In addition, the darknet monitoring services of the company has helped us solve high profile cases involving large corporates and international agencies. Maharashtra Cyber is thankful to Quick Heal Technologies for their support and looks forward to their assistance in the future as well. – Brijesh Singh, Special IG-Cyber, Maharashtra Police
Quick Heal also works closely with CERT-In to address other increasing and complex problems associated with computer and cybersecurity. Quick Heal Academy, a division of Quick Heal Technologies and a premier institute engaged in supporting and securing cyberspace, has also played a part in this role by collaborating with the Directorate of Information Technology, Government of Maharashtra for creating cybersecurity awareness.
On this Independence Day, Quick Heal strives to continue being the premium homegrown partner for cybersecurity defense and reiterates its commitment to keeping the world of information technology secure globally.
Happy Independence Day!