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Tata Consultancy Services’ IdentiFence™ Solution to Help the Norwegian Government Rail Agency Ensure the Right Access to Digital Assets



OSLO | MUMBAI, April 03, 2023: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) has been selected by Bane NOR, the Norwegian government agency responsible for maintaining, operating, and developing the Norwegian railway network, to enable secure access to the latter’s digital systems.

Bane NOR needed an end-to-end partner to better secure employees’, partners’, and train operators’ access to business systems. As its strategic partner, TCS’ teams based in Norway and across Europe will provide services spanning identity governance and administration (IGA), access management, identity lifecycle management and application management operations in a managed services model.

A key lever of this transformation is TCS IdentiFence™ – the identity and access management (IAM) module of TCS’ Cyber Defense Suite. The platform harnesses the power of automation and analytics to ensure the right access to digital assets. IdentiFence addresses identity and access risks through automated security controls and provides better governance and administration across the digital identity lifecycle. It provides faster time to market, better user experience, and enables compliance- and risk-driven access controls across on premise and multi cloud infrastructure.

TCS proposed a thorough plan and process to support Bane NOR, and we are confident in our decision to award them the contract. They proved to be a right fit, and in particular TCS’ ability to be a strategic partner as well as their scalability and flexibility, and holistic approach to IGA capabilities coupled with access to local and global resources demonstrated their capacity to meet Bane NOR’s needs,” said Tom Remberg, CISO, Bane NOR.

We are delighted to be selected by Bane NOR to drive their IAM transformation. Our automation and analytics-based digital identity platform TCS IdentiFence will reimagine their IAM landscape and enhance user experience. We are excited to embark on this journey and hope to continue working closely with Bane NOR on new projects in the future as well,” said Rajan Maheshwari, Country Head, TCS Norway.

TCS empowers enterprises to lead with confidence by securing their digital estate. TCS offers a comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity services including consulting and advisory, security-as-a-service, industry-nuanced solutions and managed security services across detection and response, identity and access management, vulnerability management, governance, risk and compliance, data privacy and protection, digital forensics and incident response, cloud security, data security, and IT/OT security services.

TCS’ Cyber Defense suite helps enterprises quantify their risks and strengthen their security posture by embedding security at design, implementing a zero-trust framework, and providing 360-degree visibility and predictive intelligence to proactively defend against and respond to evolving risks.

Its network of 12 Threat Management Centers across the UK, Ireland, Spain, US, Mexico, Australia, Japan, and India provide rapid and expert security services with the localization customers need to meet their unique business and regulatory requirements.

About Bane NOR

Bane NOR is a state-owned company responsible for the national railway infrastructure.

Bane NOR's mission is to ensure accessible railway infrastructure and efficient and user-friendly services, including the development of hubs and goods terminals.

The company is responsible for the planning, development, administration, operation and maintenance of the national railway network, traffic management and administration and development of railway property. Bane NOR has operational coordination responsibility for safety work and operational responsibility for the coordination of emergency preparedness and crisis management.

Bane NOR has approximately 4,500 employees and the head office is based in Oslo, Norway.


Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 613,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 55 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $25.7 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit  


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