Leading stock exchange BSE on Wednesday signed an agreement with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur for collaboration in the areas including cyber security.

The key highlights of the MoU include cooperation for cyber security research in financial markets, developing an environment to deal with cyber security challenges and tools to strengthen cyber security as also to advise BSE in its cyber related issues.

Among others, the institute will assist BSE in testing its vulnerabilities in IT system and network and help forming guidelines and auditing security operations.

Source: Times of India