One of India’s top tech companies is boosting its investment footprint and expanding its operations in Melbourne.

Wipro Limited will establish a state-of-the-art $1.5 million Cyber Defence Centre where local tech experts will help to protect organisations from cyber-attacks.

The investment will create up to 100 new tech jobs, including internship opportunities for Victorian university graduates pursuing a career in cyber security.

The Centre will help the company service its clients across a range of sectors including financial services, telecommunications, energy and utilities, as well as Government organisations.

Wipro is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and one of India’s top five listed technology companies by revenue.

It has over 175,000 employees serving clients across six continents and has been operating in Melbourne for over 15 years.

Melbourne is Australia’s leading tech city, as confirmed by global studies published by Savills, Deloitte, The Economist Intelligence Unit and AT Kearney.

Invest Victoria and the Victorian Government Trade and Investment office in Bangalore been supporting Wipro since 2009 when the company first launched its Melbourne operations.

Victoria’s tech sector employs more than 137,900 people across more than 19,300 businesses, generating $36.6 billion in annual revenue.

Victoria’s thriving tech sector is backed by a diverse and highly skilled workforce, with strong capabilities in areas such as cybersecurity.

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