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SolarWinds breach unlikely to ground Indian IT companies: Analysts

Reuters

Around 18,000 of its 300,000 customers who were using the Orion platform could be impacted and the company has already released patches to plug the vulnerability, it said.

Synopsis

“I think this is something (on which) there is a lot of discussion going on. At this stage, we are carefully evaluating it,” said Salil Parekh, CEO, Infosys. Wipro said it does not see any impact. “Wipro does not use SolarWinds Orion product for its internal IT operations and there is no impact on the company.”

BENGALURU: IT services providers may not be much impacted by the recent cyberattack on US-based IT monitoring and management solutions firm SolarWinds, although the breach of a key software – for which the Austin, Texas-based company has released patches – could turn out to be a headache for user organisations, analysts said. The company said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that its chief executive was advised by cybersecurity company FireEye

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