Quick Heal, CERT ink MoU to deal with emerging online security threats

The leading IT security solutions company Quick Heal Technologies Ltd and the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aiming to work together to address the increasing complexities and emerging challenges in the sector of computer security. CERT is an organization established under the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology.


CERT and Quick Heal will mainly focus in the areas of data protection against cyber-threats, hacking incidences, privacy protection etc. The duo will cooperate on identifying the latest security threats that can adversely affect the information assets and privacy of the general users in the country. The organizations will jointly devise and develop solutions to curb the same.

“We are very excited to collaborate with CERT-In and we see this as an opportunity to provide our expertise for combatting computer and network security incidents occurring in the country,” remarked Kailash Katkar, MD & CEO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited.

“We consider creating awareness around cyber security as our primary responsibility and our teams have been constantly innovating to introduce cutting edge security solutions for consumers and enterprises to equip them to combat the evolving threat landscape. This MoU is yet another effort towards building safe and secure IT environments and online experiences in the country,” he added.

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April 9, 2016 11:29 pm 11:29 PM

The most bogus antivirus is Quick heal. I don’t understand why Indians use this piece of crap. It has such low scores in AV TEST Organizations

April 5, 2016 9:20 pm 9:20 PM

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Vivek Krishnan
April 5, 2016 7:12 pm 7:12 PM

Quickheal detected my ransomware samples only after I uploaded them, that too, almost 4 days after the outbreak. By then, we had lost GBs of data to TeslaCrypt.

Make in India does not mean you screw yourself for the sake of being patriotic.