AAA Technologies Pvt. Ltd: establishing new benchmarks within the cybersecurity space
India is the world’s fastest-growing economy and third most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats with 5.09% of global threats detected in 2017(Internet Security Threat Report).
Technology brings in its own benefits and challenges; enhancing human life in all the aspects on one hand and turning into a nightmare with cybersecurity breaches on the other. Cyber Security cultivates a bigger threat to every industry. With cyber-crimes like frauds and thefts on the peak, the cybersecurity breach landscape is becoming more assorted with the discoveries of new channels of attacks and breaches. Almost every industry is suffering from this pain, affecting trillions of money and billions of business. While Cybersecurity is continuously wreaking havoc, AAA Technologies, on the other hand, is strengthening its efforts to prevent and protect the brands with its cybersecurity deftness. Since its inception in 2000, AAA Technologies has always been at the heart of the cybersecurity industry as an undisputed and unequivocal leader under the dynamic leadership of the industry veteran Mr Anjay Agarwal. Till date, the organization runs on the same principles and solid values which have anchored the organization well in the information industry space. He has been the guiding light inspiring and leading AAA Technologies towards unmatched heights.
An ISO 27001:2005, ISO 9001:2013 certified, AAA Technologies has consistently grown as a premier independent auditing and consulting company homing specialization in the arena of IS Audit, Information Security, IT Assurance & compliance, IT Governance and Cyber Security. “When the company was taking baby steps, computerization was picking up. Besides the benefits the computerization has, there are risks associated with it. At that time, we observed a need for revolutionizing traditional audit by checking computer controls as organizations start relying on computers. Hence, we ventured into this area and today stand as one of the pioneers in this field.” Mr Anjay Agarwal told us when we caught up with him to discuss how AAA Technologies is revolutionizing the future of the cybersecurity space.
Let’s hear straight from the leader
How the brand created its name? Did you choose to name the biz after you or was it simply selected at random?
“AAA” is not based on my name. When we thought of incorporating the brand, we determined to deliver the best services to our clients and benchmarking ourselves in rendering the best services. What can signify better than “AAA” rating? Our motto is to provide Accurate, Reliable and Innovative Services to our clients.
What specialization do AAA Technologies deliver to businesses?
We help organizations secure their assets in the cyberspace. The leadership team of AAA Technologies has honed expertise over a period of time which has contributed to the security standards, best practices, standard security operating procedures, etc. as best-in-class IT infra doctors for the business. The leadership team is involved in the new technologies yet to come; hence it understands how the business will be using the same and the associated risk and newer threats. We have been in the industry for 18+ years with 100% client satisfaction. Our differentiators include:
Premier Independent Auditing and Consulting Company in the area of IS Audit, Information Security, IT Assurance & compliance, IT Governance, cybersecurity for 18+ Years
Focuses totally on our core business strength i.e. IS Audit, Information Security and IT Governance, cyber security (Not into any Products)
Empanelled by multiple regulatory bodies including CERT-In, CCA, RBI etc,.
Awarded and Recognized by Government and Prominent Bodies
Work closely with clients and providing cost-effective solutions
100% valued addition and client satisfaction in all projects
Providing services which are Accurate, Reliable and Innovative in nature
What are the challenges that your company currently faces?
Current challenges include to be up to date with the latest technology and threats in cyberspace, keep ourselves updated ahead of time and rendering the best quality services to our clients.
Throw some light on AAA Technologies’ clientele.
Our clientele features 2000+ industry leaders which also includes Government (both Central and State), Regulatory Authorities, Public Sector Undertakings and Banks.
Finally, what’s next for the organization?
There are a lot of opportunities and awareness of cyber security in India now, thanks to Digital India movement, Government Regulations and Ransomware. With greater awareness, organizations are looking to safeguard themselves against Cyber Threats. With Digital India movement, greater awareness and compliance towards security, there has been an exponential demand in Cyber Security. But what stands important is not sacrificing the quality of services rendered which is regularly being monitored by the top management. To keep our position strong, we need to be ahead of time, especially in technology. Our expert brains keep contributing at the national and international level in Cyber Security, enriching their skills over a period of time and continuously stay updated. With that said, while maintaining a high integrity and ethics, the company would definitely grow leaps and bounds. The cybersecurity field would increase exponentially at least for the next 2 decades and of course, we would be one of the beneficiaries.
What advice can you give entrepreneurs who want to venture into the same domain in the future?
Have a long-term vision and be ethical. Keep yourself updated and render quality service to the clients.
What are the big achievements associated with the organization?
We have achieved several milestones which are difficult to elaborate in words. We keep on achieving milestones, then setting another objective and achieving it and so on.
Mr Anjay Agarwal
Chairman and Managing Director
Mr Agarwal is an eminent security maverick who has served both the National and International security community for 20+ years. He holds prestigious 25 qualifications/certifications (such as CGEIT(USA), CRISC(USA), CISA(USA), CIA(USA), CFE(USA), ABCI(UK), FCA, ACS, ACMA etc.) in several domains from various countries with specialization in Information Security. He is the 55th person in the World to get COBIT Certified Assessor Designation. He has been associated in various capacities with Government and Professional bodies including Jury Member for the Maharashtra IT Awards conferred by the State of Maharashtra, ISACA (USA), ISACA, Mumbai Chapter, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was the 1st person from Asia to be appointed as the Chairman of Governmental and Regulatory Agencies Board (GRA Board) of ISACA, International. He has been associated with ISACA, Mumbai Chapter since 2000-2001 in various capacities and was the President in the year 2006-2007. He has been associated with ISACA, International since 2002 and has served on various committees / Board. He has also been a member of the Audit Committee for the year 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 and Finance Committee for the year 2011-2012 of ISACA, International. He has been Co-opted member in Information Technology Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the year 2003-2004 and Co-opted member in Information Technology Committee of WIRC of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the year 2002 and 2008. He has been Jury Member for the Maharashtra IT Awards conferred by the State of Maharashtra for several years. He has been involved in 10,000+ assignments in Information Security / Cyber Security till date.