Bhilai, India, 11 October 2018: Vara Technologies and IIT Bhilai have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing Centre of Excellence (COE) for Cyber Security and Internet of Things (IoT). Through curriculum and organized workshops, faculty members and students of IITBhilai will gain knowledge of Vara’s Cyber Security and IoT Initiatives. Vara Technology will engage withIITBhilai through imparting skills to students on Cyber Security for Critical Information Infrastructure, Cyber Warfare and Threat Intelligence and conducting series of guest lectures by Vara’s cyber securityexperts. They will tap into our vast talent pool and co-develop focus areas in topics of mutual interest.
Speaking on the occasion, Vara’s chief cyber security expert, Col. Inderjit Singh said, “We are happytopartner with Prof. Moona and IIT Bhilai and address relevant real-world cyber security threat andchallenges in the security domain. The partnership will focus on skill building and developing relevant solutions for Critical Information Infrastructure, Cyber Warfare and Threat Intelligence for India”.
Professor Rajat Moona, Director, IIT Bhilai, expressed happiness on start of collaborative efforts withVara Technology on Cyber Security and IoT solutions which can go a long way in providing students platforms for Cyber Security technology which will help them to be experts in Cyber Securityspacewhich is also the need of the hour. He further elaborated, “This association will facilitate joint/collaborative research and consultancy programs to develop indigenous technology for applications for commercial and strategic sectors”.
Vara Technology and IIT Bhilai will also explore area’s of new applications and solutions incyber security, jointly develop proof of concept and provide consultancy services on cyber security implementations which are required to safeguard networks at enterprise, state and national levels.
Vara Technology’s campus connect initiative will pave the way for academic and research interactions among officials of both the oganizations and increase the relevance of academic research and consultancy in the research and product development initiatives at Vara Technology and IIT Bhilai.