Tech Mahindra and IIT Kanpur to conduct joint research in cybersecurity

Tech Mahindra and IIT Kanpur have signed an MoU to conduct a joint research in the field of cybersecurity. Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra will be working closely with IIT Kanpur 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.

As a part of this research partnership, Tech Mahindra will share real world challenges in cyber security with students to find solutions to real world problems.

Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, said, “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.”

Prof. Sandeep K. Shukla, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Joint coordinator, C3I Center, IIT Kanpur, said, “Cyber Security is our national imperative. Developing indigenous tools and technologies to protect the cyber infrastructure is of extreme importance. We hope this joint research and development activity can become a model for academia-industry partnership in the country.”