Mumbai, Mar 18 : L&T Technology Services Limited signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur to collaborate on research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity.
According to the MoU, LTTS and IIT-Kanpur will together set-up a Center of Excellence (CoE) in the IIT-Kanpur campus and conduct research in the areas of Honeypot (network-attached system set up to entrap cyberattacks and study hacking attempts), intrusion detection systems, malware analysis, blockchain, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing and provide cybersecurity awareness and training programs.
The MoU will also give LTTS access to IIT-Kanpur’s cutting-edge testbed for critical infrastructure. The CoE will be a part of IIT-Kanpur's C3i Center, a Government of India-funded one-of-a-kind cybersecurity research centre, which was developed to work on solutions and technologies to protect India’s Strategic and Critical Utility Infrastructure. (UNI)