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L&T Technology Services gets ₹800 crore order from Maharashtra State Cyber Dept

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2 min read • Updated: March 15, 2024, 2:05 PM

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LTTS will establish an artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) driven cybersecurity and digital threat analytics centre for the Maharashtra State Cyber Department under the Government of Maharashtra.

Shares of LTTS were trading at ₹5,419.60, up 2.98 per cent, on the NSE.

L&T Technology Services (LTTS) on Friday announced that it has secured a cybersecurity order worth ₹800 crore from the Maharashtra State Cyber Department. LTTS is a listed subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, focusing on engineering and research and development services.

As part of the order, LTTS, in consortium with KPMG as a forensic partner, will provide advanced cyber security solutions for the state to enhance public safety against cyber threats, the company said in a regulatory filing.

The project includes creating a sophisticated cybersecurity system and setting up a state-of-the-art cyber security and cybercrime prevention centre to address cybercrimes and investigations by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and Digital Forensic tools. The project also encompasses the following:

  • A digital threat analytics centre to equip the forensic teams with cutting-edge digital forensic tools such as deepfake detection, Internet of Things (IoT) investigation, mobile malware forensics, object detection supporting crypto and blockchain, and social media forensics, among other things, to improve the efficiency of cybercrime investigations.
  • A Central Emergency Response Team (CERT) to deal with incident response and investigation based on advanced cyber threat intelligence and analytics like APT detection and data breach, adversary intelligence from darknet, advanced malware analysis, proactive threat hunting and red teaming.
  • Security operations centre (SOC) fortified by AI and machine learning technologies with a skilled cyber team to protect critical infrastructure.

Speaking on the deal, Amit Chadha, CMD of L&T Technology Services, said, "This first-of-its-kind deal is more than just a business achievement for us. It's an opportunity to leverage our experience in setting up over 25 command centres and recognizing the growing criticality of cybersecurity and the need to invest in advanced digital safeguard platforms and tools for the benefit of the larger society."

Shares of LTTS were trading at ₹5,419.60, up 2.98%, on the NSE.