Join forces to organize Innovation Day for start-ups to co-innovate and co-create business concepts and solutions
Mumbai, September 30th, 2021: Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, collaborates with Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, Data Security Council of India (CCoE-DSCI) to drive 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 the 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 cyberthreats 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 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 fulfil DSCI’s commitment towards creating a safe, secure and a trusted cyberspace. Our objective is to build best practices, standards and execute initiatives in cybersecurity and privacy domain. We nurture a culture of innovation by, incubating start-ups, conducting trainings/workshops/events, showcasing products in experience zone, hosting delegations, and collaborating in local, national, and international initiatives. We achieve these core objectives by creating engagements that align to our vision and mission.