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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited C-DOT

C-DOT showcased indigenously developed advanced security solution and other going technology programs to CDS

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) Delhi Campus today, a premier Telecom R&D centre of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India. The C-DOT is actively working on developing indigenous, secured telecom solutions, for the needs of the country in line with the Atmanirbhar Bharat vision of the government.

CEO, C-DOT, Dr Rajkumar Upadhyay, gave a detailed presentation to CDS General Anil Chauhan and other senior officers from the Armed forces on diverse Telecom product portfolio/solutions from key telecom security areas such as security operation centre (real-time detection of malware in a network), enterprise security centre (real-time detection and mitigation of malicious threats and attacks at an enterprise level covering all endpoints), Quantum key distribution, Post Quantum Cryptography.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited C-DOT
Visiting the lab of Common Alert Protocol (CAP) Early Warning Integrated Alert System

Other solutions such as 4G core & 4G RAN, 5G core & 5G RAN, Disaster management solutions using CAP, Optical transport & access solution, switching & routing solution, etc were also discussed. This was followed by lab demonstrations of these solutions highlighting the use cases.

General Chauhan appreciated the R&D efforts of C-DOT’s research community

General Anil Chauhan interacted with engineers of C-DOT and stressed the need for a better synergy between C-DOT and the three wings of the Indian Armed Forces for the integration of futuristic and advanced secured communication solutions in the wake of changing landscape from network-centric to data-centric in modern warfare.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited C-DOT
Enterprise Security Operation Centre (ESOC) Lab visit

CEO of C-DOT, Dr. Upadhyay assured CDS of C-DOT’s commitment towards developing state-of-the-art security solutions as per the needs and requirements of the Indian Armed Forces.

CDS stressed a larger collaboration between C-DOT and defence forces for the development of futuristic and cutting-edge secured telecom solutions

General Anil Chauhan stated, “Our country is in the midst of transformation, we are moving on the path of digitization, and all our actions are striving towards indigenisation.” “The visit to C-DOT was a revelation, I go back confident of our nation’s ability to protect our communication system and cyberspace, he added.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited C-DOT
C-DOT team with CDS General Anil Chauhan and his team.

The C-DOT thanked the entire defence team, led by CDS General Chauhan expressed enthusiasm and reiterated its firm commitment towards taking this engagement further with a resounding success.

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