Tech consulting firm Wipro launches Aussie cybersecurity consulting arm

Anis Chenchah, Chief Executive Officer – APMEA, Wipro Limited
Anis Chenchah, Chief Executive Officer of APMEA at Wipro

Wipro Limited, a technology services and consulting company, announced the launch of Wipro Shelde Australia, a sovereign cybersecurity offering for the Australian government and critical infrastructure industries, to help navigate the cyber threat landscape. Wipro acquired Ampion in 2021 and in integrating its two businesses – Shelde and Revolution IT – into Wipro, it gained access to specialist Australian cybersecurity, DevOps and engineering capabilities.

What is the product offering of Wipro Shelde Australia?

The specialist Australian cybersecurity services provided by Shelde will now be promoted under the brand new offering. This offering will provide customers access to local next-generation cybersecurity services through a pool of national security cleared consultants, experienced with the PGPA Act, Privacy Act, Protective Security Policy Framework, Essential 8, The Information Security Manual and Commonwealth Risk Management Policy.

It will bolster Wipro’s comprehensive global cybersecurity and risk services to help clients meet critical business imperatives. In addition, clients can also leverage its security Zone 3 protected facility in Canberra for prototyping solutions up to PROTECTED. All of this comes with the support of Wipro’s Melbourne Cyber Defence Centre, which enables clients to rapidly expand capacity and run their security operations in compliance with the data requirements.

Anis Chenchah, CEO, APMEA and Member of Wipro Executive Board, Wipro Limited, said, “With the Ampion integration now complete, we are pleased to launch Wipro Shelde Australia, our sovereign cybersecurity offering to help clients build and strengthen their cyber resilience.”

“I am confident that the differentiated competency, and our leadership and strengths in the industry, will help us deliver transformative client-centric outcomes for the Aussie market.”

What is the industry expertise of Wipro?

Wipro’s Cybersecurity & Risk Services (CRS) enables enterprises to enhance their resilience through an integrated risk management approach and has been acknowledged as a Leader by Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for IT Managed Security Service (MSS) Providers, 2021.

This year, Wipro celebrates its 21st anniversary in Australia. Wipro has strategic partnerships with several leading organisations in various industries like Banking & Financial Services, Telecommunications, Public Sector and Energy & Utilities. With a prominent presence across the major cities in Australia and a strong talent base, Wipro is well equipped to deliver on its mission to be a multi-faceted consulting, technology services and transformation partner.

Recognised as a Top Employer in Australia for three consecutive years by Top Employers Institute, Wipro is also committed to developing the next generation of young STEM talent through partnerships with various local universities. As part of this commitment, it has doubled the number of Australian graduate positions being hired in the cyber space.