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Tech Mahindra Achieves AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency Status

Tech Mahindra has announced 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
  6. Application Security

The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with the 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 a global scale with cybersecurity experts along with its MSSP services. We at Tech Mahindra, are dedicated to helping 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.”

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Chris Fernando

Chris N. Fernando is an experienced media professional with over two decades of journalistic experience. He is the Editor of Arabian Reseller magazine, the authoritative guide to the regional IT industry. Follow him on Twitter (@chris508) and Instagram (@chris2508).

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