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Tech Mahindra Partners with IIT-K for Cyber Security Solutions

Tech Mahindra said the partnership would help in real world industry exposure to students of IIT-K

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A French soldier watches code lines on his computer during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France, Jan. 23, 2018. VOA

With an aim to introduce innovative cyber security solutions and enhance digital resilience of critical national infrastructure, software major Tech Mahindra on Monday announced a partnership with Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K).

Tech Mahindra said the partnership would help in real world industry exposure to students of IIT-K.

“At Tech Mahindra, our primary objective is to ensure that the customer’s business is secured against national grade threats and attacks. 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.

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A specialist works at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., Sept. 9, 2014. (VOA)

“Our global experience of securing enterprise and telecom customers provides a great opportunity to build customised cyber security products in the space of advanced threat management, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, connected devices and securing Internet of Everything (IoE) in our digital world,” Singh said.

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As a part of this research partnership, Tech Mahindra will share real world challenges in cyber security with IIT Kanpur teams to find suitable solution. “We are excited to partner with Tech Mahindra for building innovative solutions in the area of cyber security.” said Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT-K.

With IIT-K’s strong footing in research capabilities and critical infrastructure, “I am confident that our association with Tech Mahindra will lead to novel indigenous technology developments in cyber security,” Karandikar said. (IANS)

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Tech Mahindra Introduces K2, the First Human Resource Humanoid in Noida

K2 leverages state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and initiates conversation

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K2 would take over the routine HR transactions to provide constant assistance to the HR team in creating an enhanced employee experience. Pixabay

Tech Mahindra Ltd on Monday introduced K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid, for its Noida Special Economic Zone Campus in Uttar Pradesh, after unveiling it in its Hyderabad campus earlier this month.

K2 would take over the routine HR transactions to provide constant assistance to the HR team in creating an enhanced employee experience, the company said in a statement.

K2 leverages state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and initiates conversation without any need for wake-up commands.

It can respond to queries with text display along with speech and can address general HR-related employee queries as well as handle personal requests for actions like providing payslip, tax forms and more.

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Tech Mahindra Ltd on Monday introduced K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid. Pixabay

“In today’s digital era, the changing talent landscape is making it imperative for organisations to not just be customer focused, but more �human experience’ centric,” the statement said.

“K2 has been designed to add value to the employee life cycle across various touch points and ready ourselves to be a workplace of the future. We believe the future will be more human than we think,” said Harshvendra Soin, Chief People Officer, Tech Mahindra.

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The company plans to deploy the next Humanoid in its Pune campus and will further enable K2 software for an enhanced engagement with improved communication skills to carry out empathetic conversations from associate’s wellness perspective. (IANS)