Tech Mahindra partners with IIT Kanpur for research in cyber security
Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra would bring “real world industry exposure” to the students of IIT Kanpur and work on research projects to develop and foster an environment to deal with automation in cyber security and to enhance digital resilience of critical national infrastructure, said the company in a press release.
“…We aim to collaborate and co-create superior research based solutions in cyber security. Our global experience of securing Enterprise and Telecom customers provides a great opportunity to build customized cybersecurity products in the space of advanced threat management, internet of things (IoT), 5G, connected devices and securing internet of everything in our digital world,” Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, was quoted saying in the release.
As part of its TechMNxt plan, Tech Mahindra is betting big on next gen technologies such as e Cybersecurity to solve real business problems of the customers, and plans to develop internal capabilities to handle cyber security solution through aggressive re-skilling and research programmes.
Sandeep K. Shukla, head of the department of Computer Science and Engineering, Joint coordinator, C3I Center, IIT Kanpur, said he is hopeful that this joint research and development activity could become “a model for academia-industry partnership in the country”.
Source: ET Tech