Device Authority announced this week its alliance with Tech Mahindra Ltd., provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions. The partnership will deliver identity, authentication and data encryption services to IoT customers. Tech Mahindra will bring its experience across industry verticals and its expertise within IoT to enhance the customer experience; making it easier and quicker for customers to deploy IoT security solutions.
With the convergence between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), Tech Mahindra focuses on helping enterprise understand how IoT changes the dynamics between IT and OT. While there are significant benefits, there are also physical processes which introduce challenges, including an increased threat surface which requires strong cybersecurity.
Device Authority delivers Identity and Access Management (IAM) offerings for the Internet of Things (IoT); focused on medical / healthcare, industrial and smart connected devices. Its KeyScaler platform provides trust for IoT devices and the IoT ecosystem, to address the challenges of securing the Internet of Things. KeyScaler uses breakthrough technology including Dynamic Device Key Generation (DDKG) and PKI Signature+ that delivers improved simplicity and trust to IoT devices. This solution delivers automated device provisioning, authentication, credential management and policy based end-to-end data security/encryption.
With offices in Fremont, California and Reading, UK, Device Authority partners with IoT ecosystem providers, including AWS, DigiCert, Gemalto, HID Global, Microsoft, nCipher Security, PTC, Thales and Wipro.
Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra and Device Authority will offer IAM and encryption services to customers predominantly in telecommunications, industrial and healthcare sectors, offering the flexibility for either on premise or in the cloud deployments.
With the increased exposure of devices and data in the connected world, this collaboration will focus on providing customers with policy-based identity lifecycle management, API based platform integration, while also delivering end-to-end data encryption to meet regulatory compliance in areas such EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
Tech Mahindra will bring its experience across industry verticals and its expertise within IoT to enhance the customer experience; making it easier and quicker for customers to deploy IoT security solutions.
“We are delighted to partner with Tech Mahindra who are recognized leaders in innovation and technology worldwide. The global scale and market access of Tech Mahindra addresses a huge opportunity across a range of verticals dealing with IoT adoption and security challenges. We are very confident that our KeyScaler platform can help their customers in rolling out IoT projects and securing IoT devices, applications and data throughout their lifecycle,” said Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority.