Finnish firm SSH to offer cybersecurity for Tech Mahindra’s clients

Finnish firm SSH to offer cybersecurity for Tech Mahindra’s clients
3 Jul, 2019

Information technology (IT) services firm Tech Mahindra Ltd on Wednesday said it has partnered Finnish firm SSH Communications Security Oyj for its Secure Shell and other services to protect digital assets and secure access control for enterprises.

Through this association, Tech Mahindra also aims to bolster its identity and access management portfolio by adding two enterprise solutions, namely, Universal SSH Key Manager and Privileged Access Management, the company said in a statement. 

Rajiv Singh, global head of cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, said, “We are pleased to be partnering with to accomplish our shared vision of assisting our customers with future-ready solutions to secure their digital assets and provide them with 24x7 global managed services.” 

The SSH protocol, also known as Secure Shell, is a cryptographic network for secure remote access. 

As part of Tech Mahindra’s blueprint for the future, the TechMNxt charter, the firm is betting big on next-generation technologies to solve problems of customers, the company said in a statement. 

Founded in 1995, SSH Communications Security has been developing security solutions for enterprises such as Barclaycard, Symantec, Siemens, BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered and ABN-AMRO.

Tech Mahindra in news 

  • June 2019: Tech Mahindra signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, for joint research in cybersecurity. 
  • June 2019: The Pune-based IT services firm announced its partnership with Italy-headquartered consultancy and software services firm Prometeia to offer governance, risk and compliance services to banks so they can improve their performance in line with the international Basel-III framework.
  • June 2019: Tech Mahindra entered into a partnership with US-based K2View to help organisations speed up their digital transformation.