Tech Mahindra partners with IIT Kanpur to leverage cybersecurity

With a target of enhancing digital resilience of critical national infrastructure and introducing indigenous cybersecurity solutions, software major Tech Mahindra collaborates with Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K).

According to Tech Mahindra, the partnership would leverage the real world industry exposure to IIR-K students.

“At Tech Mahindra, our primary objective is to ensure that the customer’s business is secured against national grade threats and attacks. Through our partnership with IIT Kanpur, we aim to collaborate and co-create superior research-based solutions in cybersecurity,” said, Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra.

“Our global experience of securing enterprise and telecom customers provides a great opportunity to build customised cybersecurity products in the space of advanced threat management, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, connected devices and securing Internet of Everything (IoE) in our digital world,” Singh added.

As a part of this research partnership, Tech Mahindra will share real-world challenges in cybersecurity with IIT Kanpur teams to find suitable solution. “We are excited to partner with Tech Mahindra for building innovative solutions in the area of cybersecurity.” said Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT-K.

With IIT-K’s strong footing in research capabilities and critical infrastructure, “I am confident that our association with Tech Mahindra will lead to novel indigenous technology developments in cybersecurity,” Karandikar said.

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