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Tech Mahindra, IIT Kanpur collaborate to address cyber security challenges

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

company Monday said has signed a memorandum of understanding with for conducting joint research in the field of

"Through our partnership with IIT Kanpur, we aim to collaborate and co-create superior research based solutions in cyber security," Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, said in a statement.

Through this partnership, will bring real world industry exposure to students of IIT and work closely with the institute on research projects to develop and foster an environment to deal with automation in and to enhance digital resilience of critical national infrastructure.

"With IIT Kanpur's strong footing in research capabilities and critical infrastructure, I am confident that our association with will lead to novel indigenous technology developments in Cyber Security," Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, said.

Sandeep K Shukla, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, joint coordinator, C3I Center at IIT said the is national imperative and 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," Shukla said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 15:40 IST
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