Overview Of: TECH MAHINDRA AND CYBERSECURITY CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE, DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA COLLABORATE TO DRIVE CYBER SECURITY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN INDIA
Join forces to organize Innovation Day for start-ups to co-innovate and co-create business concepts and solutions
Hyderabad, September 30th, 2021: Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, collaborate with Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, Data Security Council of India (CCoE-DSCI) to drive the cyber security innovation ecosystem in India. Hosted in Hyderabad today, the Innovation Day offers an opportunity to start-ups, to co-innovate and co-create business concepts and solutions with Tech Mahindra for key customers globally.
Tech Mahindra actively works with start-ups across industries to explore synergies and opportunities for collaboration to develop innovative products and create value for all entities. This will further enable start-ups access to Tech Mahindra’s global ESRM (Enterprise Security & Risk Management) customers. The event saw participation from ten start-ups, who presented their solutions and capabilities in front of Tech Mahindra senior leadership and CCoE-DSCI officials. Basis their offerings and presentation, the potential start-ups will be selected and given a chance to present their capabilities to Tech Mahindra Chief Information Security Officer Customer Advisory Board (CISO CAB).
Rajesh Dhuddu, Blockchain and Cybersecurity Practice Leader – APAC and EMEA, Tech Mahindra, said, “With cyber threats becoming a cause of concern in this digitally-driven environment, Cybersecurity has become a mandate for organizations across sectors. This ‘innovation day’ with CCoE-DSCI, our aim is to further fuel the cybersecurity innovation ecosystem in India by not just providing the access to latest research, technologies, and global community of experts to startups, but also by co-innovating with them to provide the most reliable, flexible, and scalable cyber security and enterprise risk management services to organizations globally.”
Cyber Security Innovation Day is organized with an aim to create a platform for start-ups to advance their ideas in order to find cutting-edge and sustainable cybersecurity solutions for customers globally. The event will facilitate Tech Mahindra and select start-ups to jointly work towards go-to-market strategy and develop solutions in the whitespace area to solve current challenges in the ESRM space.
Dr. Sriram Birudavolu, CEO, Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, DSCI, Hyderabad said, “In this digital age, there is a tremendous need to boost innovation, entrepreneurship and capability building to uplift the cybersecurity and privacy ecosystem. On this innovation day, we are excited to partner with Tech Mahindra to showcase the cybersecurity start-ups incubated with our CCoE and explore possible collaborations for co-creation, global market access, and scaling.”
As part of TechMNXT.NOW framework, which aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’, Tech Mahindra focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the evolving needs of the customer.
About Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, DSCI
The Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CCoE) is a glocal hub based in Hyderabad to catalyze innovation, entrepreneurship, and capability building in cybersecurity and privacy. It is a joint initiative of the Government of Telangana and DSCI setup to fulfill DSCI’s commitment towards creating a safe, secure, and trusted cyberspace. Our objective is to build best practices, standards and execute initiatives in the cybersecurity and privacy domain. We nurture a culture of innovation by, incubating start-ups, conducting training/workshops/events, showcasing products in the experience zone, hosting delegations, and collaborating in local, national, and international initiatives. We achieve these core objectives by creating engagements that align with our vision and mission.
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About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates, and society to rise. We are a USD 5.1 billion organization with 126,200+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1058 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is one of the fastest-growing brands and amongst the top 15 IT service providers globally. Tech Mahindra has consistently emerged as a leader in sustainability and is recognized amongst the ‘2021 Global 100 Most sustainable corporations in the World’ by Corporate Knights. With the TechM NXT.NOW framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today and believes that the ‘Future is Now.
We are part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federations of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology, and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to rising