L&T Technology Services and Kudelski Group have entered into a multi-faceted partnership to enable connected cars and industrial systems with robust device identity and protect the device, data, decisions, commands, and actions.
Combining, LTTS’ extensive engineering expertise with Kudelski’s leadership in embedded security systems will help industrial equipment manufacturers and automotive OEMs create new features and business models while increasing their safety and efficiency.
Ashish Khushu, Chief Technology Officer, L&T Technology Services said, “As verticals like automotive and manufacturing increasingly adopt digital technologies and get “connected”, they are also becoming prone to risks of unwarranted access into critical systems causing heavy damages — leading to loss of productivity, brand reputation and possibly human lives. By leveraging Kudelski’s proven capabilities in cybersecurity and managed security services, coupled with LTTS’ expertise in cybersecurity and its rich engineering legacy, we will provide our customers with solutions that protect people, products, and profits while enabling new business models, features and services.”
With multiple new business applications driven by digitalization, companies need a holistic, end-to-end strategy for device security and data protection. Through this partnership, LTTS will leverage Kudelski’s security solutions and its IoT Center of Excellence to help manufacturers design, run and sustain effective IoT protection throughout the entire product lifecycle likewise, Kudelski will benefit LTTS’ multi-domain proficiencies and its domain-specific expertise in areas like automotive and plant engineering and work to provide leading-edge secure solutions to joint customers.
Jean-Michel Puiatti, Kudelski Group Senior Vice President for IoT Security said, “IoT is a truly transformative phenomenon for many sectors, and only a holistic approach to security – starting at the design phase and continuing throughout the entire product lifecyle – can enable its promises. By working with a solution engineering expert like LTTS, we will provide complete, simple, secure solutions that enable companies to unlock the full potential of their digital transformation and drive new revenues, features, and efficiencies.”
The collaboration intends to provide:
- Advanced Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing of existing systems in order to assess the current security posture of IoT and OT networks.
- Security Design & Assessment Services for new solutions, including device and system architecture design, device assessments and certifications.
- The Kudelski IoT Security Platform, creating trust, integrity, and control between devices and back-end applications using a secure device root of trust and simple APIs.
- Managed Security Services that monitor and respond to evolving security threats in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of the system.