Canon India, a leading digital imaging solutions company, announced its strategic partnership with ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, to expand its diverse office automation solutions portfolio. The partnership aims to support the digital transformation journey of businesses by providing comprehensive cybersecurity solutions that protect against advanced cyber threats, such as targeted attacks, ransomware, zero-day threats, advanced persistent threats, and phishing attacks.
With the pandemic accelerating the need for digital transformation and necessitating the implementation of hybrid work arrangements, this partnership comes as yet another significant step that Canon has taken to effectively optimize and secure the business infrastructure of its customers.
The Need for Cybersecurity in the Digital Landscape
As more businesses digitalize and adopt hybrid working, the risk of cyberattacks and data breaches has become a major concern. Cybercriminals constantly evolve their tactics, making it difficult for companies to keep up with the latest threats.
The need for cybersecurity is particularly being observed more in the SME segment as they manage and absorb the changes of the new normal post-pandemic. This rapid adoption of digitalization has also created new challenges and threats, making cybersecurity among the top priorities for businesses, especially with cyber-attacks becoming more frequent and sophisticated in recent times.
Canon India and ESET Partnership
The partnership between Canon India and ESET will work together to provide comprehensive cybersecurity solutions, including the ESET PROTECT platform, enabling businesses of all sizes to protect themselves from advanced cyber threats. The solutions can be deployed on-premise or from the cloud.
ESET’s solutions provide multi-layered protection with a combination of technologies, such as behavior-based detection and cloud-based analysis, ensuring comprehensive security. In addition, ESET’s lightweight solutions also come with a user-friendly interface and intuitive security alerts and notifications, including anti-spam, anti-phishing, and anti-theft protection for complete digital device and data security.
Canon’s Expertise in Digital Transformation
Canon’s expertise in infrastructure, application, and automation allows the company to offer end-to-end service support, including professional consultation and seamless deployment. Canon understands the importance of adapting to the current digital landscape and is committed to helping businesses succeed in this new paradigm. With over 30 years of innovation in the cybersecurity space, ESET protects over 110 million users across 200 countries and territories by offering a range of security products and services.
The Significance of the Partnership
The partnership between Canon India and ESET is significant in light of the current cybersecurity landscape and the need for businesses to protect themselves from advanced cyber threats. With Canon’s extensive sales network and ESET’s expertise in cybersecurity, organizations of all sizes across India will have easy access to enterprise-grade cybersecurity solutions and excellent customer support and enablement.
ESET and Canon Marketing Japan have a 20-year partnership in the Japanese market where ESET is among the top three vendors, and have won many accolades, including the prestigious Nikkei customer satisfaction award for ten times in a row. It is a testimony of ESET’s product quality with Canon’s sales and support. ESET expects to replicate the success in the Indian market.
In conclusion, the partnership between Canon India and ESET comes at a time when businesses need comprehensive cybersecurity solutions to protect themselves from advanced cyber threats. The partnership combines Canon’s expertise in digital transformation with ESET’s expertise in cybersecurity, enabling businesses of all sizes to protect themselves from cyber-attacks, data breaches, and other digital security threats. As more businesses adopt digitalization and hybrid work arrangements, this partnership is significant and shows Canon India’s commitment to supporting its customers’ digital transformation journey.