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Varutra Consulting: Making Your Company Fit to Combat with Practical Threats

The recent Yahoo! data breach fiasco where 500 million user accounts were compromised, has accounted for serious debates all over the world in terms of information security. Such incidents make organizations reinforcing the information security process to identify, eliminate internal & external risks and protect the critical data and brand. One large global Consultancy Solutions provider entailed an unabridged application and infrastructure security testing on its information infrastructure. Varutra Consulting Pvt. Ltd., a CERT-In empanelled information security services and training provider, on-boarded this brawny mission without a second thought.

Leveraging its core team of blended experienced and new-minds who constantly strive to outdo themselves to bring the best possible security solutions, walked-the-talk by running its trademark testing procedure on client’s network, and thus briefing the possible loopholes in the external & internal network with an additional expert analysis. In addition, the client was mentored with complete information security literacy starting from the importance of yearly network vulnerability assessment and various internal testing, to security audits and vulnerability remediation. Varutra consultants go beyond the traditional way of assessing the client organization’s security posture but also take active participation in vulnerabilities mitigation and then reassessing it. No wonder the customer experienced an increased RoI on information security program by improving and maturing it.

Varutra (Sanskrit: Protector, Defender) stands by its name, providing realistic, high quality and industry-best information security consulting services to its clients through experience and innovation centered practices with an end goal to make secure and robust network for organizations by working closely with their teams. This well-built work milieu along with the flexibility and customization embedded in its services brought an eminent customer ecosystem for the entity, mostly through word of mouth, which include MNCs located in India, Middle East, North America, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, South East Asia and many other countries. CIO Vendor
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“Any firm can approach us, be it information security risk assessment, application threat modeling, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, or onsite network hacking and securing, transforming to Secure SDLC as well as consultant(s) onsite deployed in client’s infrastructure,” asserts Kishor Sonawane, Founder, Varutra. A decade plus experience reaped from the information security domain made Kishor to think of the inadequate security services provided to the organizations across the verticals. He fathered Varutra in 2013, to provide those organizations with an extra edge to combat with practical security challenges. Varutra’s Information Security consulting services cover a wide range of security concerns starting from Web & Mobile Application Security Assessment, to Network Security Assessment, Application Secure Code Review, Secure SDLC transformation, Compliance Audits, Managed Security Services and Digital forensics.

Varutra goes beyond the traditional way of assessing the client organization’s security posture and takes active participation in vulnerabilities mitigation and then reassessing it

This entity is also an authorized training center for EC Council Certifications as well. Having its core consultant team built with a strong team of well experienced and market enthusiastic professionals who foresaw the thrive of smart-app industry, today the company is making a bold footprint in mobile application security domain with an exclusive patent filed suite called Mobile Application Security Testing Suite (MASTS), which was shortlisted to showcase in NASSCOM Product Conclave 2016. This master minded solution is primarily aimed at assisting the mobile application developing firms in getting their application tested and secured before rolling out the product in the market.

Trusting its humble 20+ people workforce built feeding cross functional and practical experiences, the company is looking forward to its PAN India expansion plans. It is also interested in forming partnership to resell its MASTS product, while on the tech-side, the focus remains on Cyber Security Operations and Threat Intelligence and innovations into Information Security Space.