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Swiss data security firm SECUDE expects more orders From DRDO

This article was originally published by The Hindu Business Line in August 2017.

Chennai, 4 August 2017: Swiss company SECUDE, which specialises in providing security for SAP  software, expects more orders from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) after the successful implementation of its software at DRDO’s Reserarch Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad .

The implementation of SECUDE’s Halocore® data security solution is at present going on at RCI’s purchase division. The DRDO is considering using the product in other RCI divisions, and 23 Defence labs, according to M Dola Krishna, Director – Sales, SECUDE India, who implemented the solution at RCI.

The DRDO is SECUDE’s first client in India. The firm is talking with large Indian companies and other Defence establishments to implement its product, Krishna told BusinessLine.

At RCI, Halocare protects critical data that is responsible for the R&D of missile systems, guided weapons and advanced avionics for the Indian armed forces, he said.

Krishna said RCI uses SAP as its core ERP (enterprise resource planning) system and integrates vital processes for seamless throughput. With a large amount of critical information, any unmonitored leak can cause huge disruption to operations, he said.

Halocore protects intellectual property and sensitive information extracted from SAP systems by integrating directly with SAP. This approach allows RCI to maintain a high level of control and security over sensitive documents extracted from SAP. It enables an enterprise to block data that should not move out of SAP and protect data that is required outside of SAP, Krishna said.

SECUDE also has a team of nearly 20 people in Chennai working on development, testing and IT support, he said.


SECUDE is an established global security solutions provider offering innovative IT data protection for users of SAP software.

Founded as a joint venture between SAP and Fraunhofer Institute in 1996, SECUDE maintained a close SAP technology partnership and became a reliable resource for security solutions for the SAP market with ‘Single Sign-On’ for SAP, which was acquired by SAP in 2011. With a focus on making business process for data protection efficient and automated with little or no user interference, SECUDE’s goal is to provide ease of use while minimizing cost of rollout and operations.

Leveraging its 20-plus years of experience in SAP security and business process know-how in protecting enterprise IP and data, SECUDE launched HALOCORE® as a holistic approach to protect SAP data exports.

SECUDE’s solutions are trusted by many Fortune 500 and DAX listed companies. With branches in Europe, North America and Asia, SECUDE supports customers with the implementation of IT security strategies through a global network. For more information, visit www.secude.com and follow our social media channels:  LinkedIn Twitter and  YouTube. You may also write to us at 

Further Reading

1. Article published in The Hindu Business Line

2. Official SECUDE Press Release

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