Bangalore, Jan 11: In the wake of a reported terror
plot to target the company, Infosys Technologies Limited has
taken all security measures to deal with any potential threat
and to protect the enterprise.
"We have taken all the necessary security measures to deal
with any such potential threat," the Bangalore-headquartered
consulting and IT services major`s CEO and managing director
Nandan M Nilekani told reporters in response to questions.
Nilekani, however, pointed out, "Many locations that have
been mentioned" and even there have been some kind of alert in
airports yesterday. "That is an ongoing thing," he said at a
press meet, where the company announced its third quarter
Karnataka police arrested a suspected Pakistan-trained
terrorist hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, Imran Jalal here
last week, from whom they recovered, among other things, a
Bangalore map with location of Infosys, Wipro and Bangalore
Chief Minister H D Kumarasway had said soon after a
police briefing then that the arrest had averted a possible
terror plot to target these three places.
Asked about the surveillance on the 69,432 Infosys
employees, Infosys BPO Chairman T V Mohandas Pai said the
company does background checks on lateral hiring, while it
ensures that it recruits talent from best colleges.
"We take what all measures we feel necessary to make
sure that we protect the enterprise," Pai said.
Nilekani declined to share details on the security
measures, citing them to be confidential.