Microsoft launches 'Protect Your Business' program
Microsoft Corporation India announced the 'Protect Your Business' program aimed
at IT administrators in small, medium and large enterprises. Under this campaign,
Microsoft will roll out various initiatives that will help enterprises secure
their IT environment by providing information, tools, guidelines, and updates
on a regular basis. As a part of this program Microsoft also announced the immediate
availability of the Security Guidance Kit (SGK).
Microsoft had earlier launched the Protect Your PC campaign, a program
aimed to secure desktops of end users. This initiative includes a Free
Virus Support Helpline and Windows Security Update CD.
The Protect Your PC and Protect Your Business programs
are part of Microsofts Trustworthy Computing initiative, aimed at educating
customers for decisions related to IT security.
Referring to the PWC-CII Information Security Survey 2002-03, Jasminder Gulati,
Manager Enterprise Marketing, Microsoft India said, "Within Indian organizations,
only 41 percent of the respondents had a comprehensive security policy in place.
We realize that a part of issue lies in customers not being aware of what constitutes
a good security initiative or policy, or of the measures they can undertake."
He added further, "We are committed to enabling businesses to communicate
and operate as securely as possible, and are sure that the Security Guidance
Kit will help tremendously."
The SGK is aimed at enterprise customers. The kit will serve
as a resource pool providing third-party tools, templates and how-to guides
for addressing common security concerns of organizations.
Customers can order the Security Guidance Kit at: www.microsoft.com /india/security.