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10 Best Security Companies 2019

Transforming the way businesses innovate and operate through a deep understanding of all aspects of information security: CyberQ Consulting Pvt Ltd.


Modern day organisations have to face a lot of pressure to comply with regulatory requirements, strengthen their operations and performance, as well as improve their shareholder value. Moreover, the business environment has turned to be hyper-competitive making it extremely risky for organisations to afford ad-hoc security measures. In order to be able to protect their intellectual property and other sensitive customer and business information, firms need to have a comprehensive security strategy that closely matches business objectives.

CyberQ Consulting Pvt Ltd. is aimed at helping companies such as the ones described above. It is a company that is dedicated to offer the best in class security advice based on its in-depth knowledge, expertise and experience in providing security consulting services to clients from India and overseas.

CyberQ: A Class Apart

CyberQ has carved a niche for itself and has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. While its strength lies in the skills and experience profile of key personnel, each one of its consultants are well experienced in their respective domains, with the average experience being around fifteen years. In addition to that, they also have extensive software development experience having worked in both India and abroad. Therefore, during training, the consultants are able to share real life experiences with the audience, making the interaction more meaningful. During consultancy, this reflects in practical and easy to use solutions without the rigors imposed by a purely academic approach.

CyberQ has several IT/Infosec experts with international certifications and a strong R&D team who continuously update themselves with the latest technology/tools to protect customers’ investments in IT infrastructure and Applications. As an organisation, CyberQ not only provides its security consulting services following rigorous processes and standards but also follows a stringent Information Security policy, especially in case of client related data and information.

In conversation with the founder, Dr. Rajiv Nag

Tell us something about the company.

CyberQ Consulting was founded in February 1997 in New Delhi, with the objective of providing process improvement and information security consulting services. Over the years, CyberQ has worked with some of the biggest names in the IT industry in all parts of the world. It has worked for over 650 clients spread over 24 countries.

Today, CyberQ is accepted as one of the leading players in the areas of IT Consulting, Software Quality (CMMi Consulting and Certification Services, Process definition, Training and independent audits), and Information Security Consulting/Audit services (Security Policy/Processes, Risk Assessment/Management, ISMS Implementation, Application and IT Infrastructure Security, Training, Compliance Audit).

Our past eighteen years’ experience in Information Security extends beyond 3,000+ man-months of Information Security professionals. We are empaneled with CERT-IN since 2005 and are also CCA Certified. We have professionals having experience in Information Security for over ten years.

Q. Can you talk about your products and services in brief?

We offer the following services.

  • Information Security
  • Network Security (PT VA)
  • Process Consulting
  • GDPR consulting
  • IT Infrastructure audits
  • Mobile application security audits
  • Consultancy and security Audit Services in Information Security Implementations (ISMS/ ISO 27001)
  • System Audit of Storage of Payment Systems
  • Application Security Audit
  • Implementing RBI guidelines for banks and NBFS

Q. What do you feel are the reasons behind your service popularity?

The primary reasons are a) our commitment to customer satisfaction and b) our commitment to the quality of work we do. Both these, in turn, stem from the strengths that we derive from the professionalism and technical excellence of our people.

CyberQ tends to follow the OWASP guidelines which are a powerful awareness document for web application security. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications.

Regarding IT Infra audit, Network Security / VA PT requirement, CyberQ follows Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM). CyberQ follows standards and practices and has experience of conducting audit in reference of IT ACT 2000.We are also ISO 9001:2005 and ISO 27001:2015 certified company.

Testimonials of Success

“CyberQ’s quality of deliverables and services is excellent and so was performance of CyberQ team during the assignment and they provided on time delivery (commitment to schedule). Overall, we are thoroughly satisfied of working with CyberQ and wish to have a long term relationship.” - Larsen & Toubro.

“We are proud to say that with consultancy from CyberQ Consulting, Perot Systems TSI (formerly known as HCL Perot Systems) has established the best security practices and processes to satisfy its business needs and meet the BS7799/ISO7799 requirements and it was successful in being certified as a BS7799 compliant organisation. The timeframe for the project was about 8 months and the project was completed without any time and cost overruns.” - Perot Systems.

“We are pleased to state that under the guidance of CyberQ Consulting, Rose IT Solutions Pvt Ltd is in the process of establishing the best security practices and processes to satisfy its business needs and meet the BS7799/ISO7799 requirements. The timeframe for the project is about 8 months and till now there is no time and cost overruns.” - Rose IT Solutions Pvt Ltd.

The Driving Force behind CyberQ’s Meteoric Rise

Dr. Rajiv Nag, Chairman and Director, CyberQ Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Nag is the Chairman and Co-founder of CyberQ Consulting Pvt Ltd. He has held many senior management positions over the years. He was a Senior Advisor to KPMG India (2010-2012), Director, Asia Pacific and CEO, Bakst Asia Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong and General Manager (Systems), Bakst Indika Pvt Ltd, India from 1988-1996. His earlier jobs included Senior Manager (Systems), JK Techno soft, New Delhi, MIS Manager at Bhartia Cutler Hammer. He started his career in India in the IT industry in 1980 with Engineers India Ltd., New Delhi.

Dr. Nag specializes in Software process improvement and quantitative measurement initiatives. In his role as a CMMI/High Maturity Lead Appraiser and a well-known consultant and trainer, he has been among the first ten High Maturity Lead Appraisers in the world to be authorized by the Software Engineering Institute, USA.

“CyberQ’s Security Assessment services help organizations in timely identification of vulnerabilities, evaluating the risk and taking of remedial measures to find and fix security vulnerabilities within their network.”