Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed an MoU with the state central investigation department of Karnataka and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to launch a centre for cybercrime investigation training and research in Bangalore.

As part of the deal, Infosys Foundation will house the centre through the public-private partnership model. The centre will handle tech investigations and create operating norms for investigating cybercrime. At this stage, it is unclear who this will be done for.

Infosys will support the following costs as part of the deal:

  • Setup and operational costs, including cost of equipment maintenance
  • Investment for hardware and software
  • Investment for training programs and digital forensic analysis
  • Costs for upgradation of existing cyber lab for 5 years

Tata Communications’ Chennai centre

Tata Communications launched a cybersecurity response centre in Chennai just a week ago. Tata’s centre will provides security services to address concerns in network and infrastructure, content and data, application and access, and threat management. More here.

More of our coverage of cybersecurity issues here.