Sunday, September 5, 2021

Tech Mahindra Achieves AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency Status Covering All Six Cybersecurity Cloud Domains

Reiterates Tech Mahindra’s MSSP expertise, offering next-generation cybersecurity services, best practices and compliance, as a part of cloud adoption journey


Mumbai – September 03, 2021: Tech Mahindra Ltd., a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-  engineering services and solutions, announced today that it has been recognized and certified as  Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status.

This designation recognizes that Tech Mahindra has successfully met all AWS’s requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services.

This new baseline standard of quality for managed security services was introduced by AWS to benefit cloud environments of any size and it spans six key cybersecurity domains:

1.       Vulnerability Management,

2.       Cloud Security Best Practices and Compliance,

3.       Threat Detection and Response,

4.       Network Security,

5.       Host And Endpoint Security, and

6.       Application Security.

The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with technical skillset and operational process requirements specific to AWS.

The recognition acknowledges Tech Mahindra’s Managing Security Service (MSS) expertise, offering next-generation cybersecurity services, best practices and compliance, as part of its cloud adoption journey.

Rajesh Chandiramani, Senior Vice President and Global Business Head - ESRM, AI & Data Analytics and Cloud, Tech Mahindra, said, Tech Mahindra is proud to be one of the first AWS Partners to achieve AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency status. Tech Mahindra is committed to providing world-class security, delivering trusted and mission-critical services to customers globally. This is in line with our TechM NXT.NOW framework, to bring global scale with cybersecurity experts along with its MSSP services. We at Tech Mahindra, are dedicated to help customers achieve their business transformation goals by leveraging the agility, breadth of services, and pace of innovation.”


AWS launched the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency to enable customers to easily acquire ongoing security monitoring and management, validated by AWS. The security experts annually validate the tools used and operational processes of each MSSP address specific cloud security challenges such as continuous event monitoring, triaging, AWS service configuration best practices, and 24/7 incident response. The AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency provides a faster and easier experience for customers to select the right MSSP to help them achieve their goals for business risk and cloud strategy confidence.

Achieving the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency differentiates Tech Mahindra as an MSSP and AWS Partner offering customers globally with essential 24/7 managed cloud security skillsets.


Security and compliance are essential for customers moving to the cloud,” said Ryan Orsi, Global Security/MSSP Practice Team Lead, AWS. “Tech Mahindra’s demonstrated experience in managed services give customers confidence in maintaining a high security bar and responding to potential risks quickly.”


AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify AWS Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.


Tech Mahindra’s Enterprise Security & Risk Management Services team, with 17+ years of Cyber Security experience, act as a trusted advisor – consultant, system integrator and managed security service provider. We help customers to secure their digital transformation journey by, addressing all their cloud security needs by protecting their cloud environment, providing unified visibility, and ensuring compliance. Tech Mahindra provides AWS Security Offerings to protect EC2 and EKS instances which include Vulnerability Management, Threat Detection and Response, Host and Endpoint Security, Cloud Security Best Practices and Compliance, Network Security, and Managed WAF.  As part of TechM NXT.NOW framework, which aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’, Tech Mahindra focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the evolving needs of the customer.


About Tech Mahindra


Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates and the society to Rise. We are a USD 5.1 billion organization with 126,200+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1058 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers.  Tech Mahindra is one of the fastest growing brands and amongst the top 15 IT service providers globally. Tech Mahindra has consistently emerged as a leader in sustainability and is recognized amongst the ‘2021 Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the World’ by Corporate Knights. With the TechM NXT.NOW framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today, and believes that the ‘Future is Now’.


We are part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise. 

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