Through this collaboration, LTTS will utilise Kudelski’s security solutions and IoT center of excellence (CoE) to help manufacturers in designing effective IoT security
L&T Technology Services (LTTS), an engineering services company and The Kudelski Group, a provider of digital security solutions, have announced that they have entered into a multi-faceted partnership. The alliance is to enable connected cars and industrial systems with strong device identity and protect the device, decisions, data, actions and commands.
The extensive engineering expertise of LTTS combined with three decades of market leadership of Kudelski in embedded security systems will support industrial equipment manufacturers and automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in developing new features and business models as well as enhancing their safety and efficiency.
Through this collaboration, LTTS will utilise Kudelski’s security solutions and IoT center of excellence (CoE) to help the manufacturers in designing, running and sustaining effective IoT security throughout the complete product lifecycle.
Kudelski will utilise LTTS’ multi-domain proficiencies and its domain-specific expertise in fields such as plant engineering and automotive and work to offer leading-edge secure solutions to customers of both companies.
LTTS and Kudelski will together offer advanced Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing of existing systems for assessing the present security posture of IoT and OT networks. In addition, they will provide security design and assessment services for latest solutions that include device and system architecture design, device assessments and certifications.
Enabling new business models
Commenting on the partnership, Ashish Khushu, Chief Technology Officer, LTTS, 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,” he added.
Jean-Michel Puiatti, Senior Vice President for IoT Security, Kudelski Group 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.”