Tag Archives: operational technology

Symantec Launches AI-Based Cyber Defense Tool for Critical Infrastructure

Symantec has unveiled an artificial intelligence-based platform built to protect industrial control systems and other critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. The company said Wednesday its Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to screen USB devices to safeguard operational technology environments and internet of things-based devices from malware, zero-day attacks and …

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Parsons Unveils New Portfolio of Infrastructure Security Platforms, Services

Parsons has introduced a suite of technology platforms and services intended to help public and private sector customers avoid cyber attacks on critical infrastructure assets. The Domain6 portfolio features cyber-physical protection systems that the company has provided to government intelligence and defense agencies as well as commercial customer facilities, Parsons said Friday. …

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Parsons Survey Shows Rising Adoption of Internet-Connected Devices in Critical Infrastructure; Carey Smith Comments

A new Parsons survey has found that 78 percent of industrial control system engineers at U.S. critical infrastructure facilities said they are not “highly” involved in cybersecurity efforts for ICS. Parsons said Thursday it polled 300 ICS and operational technology engineers in energy, water and other critical infrastructure sectors and …

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Merlin Invests in IT Performance Analytics Firm Centerity; David Phelps, Roi Keren Comment

Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity firm Merlin International has made a $10 million investment in Centerity, a Newton, Massachusetts-based provider of performance analytics and business services management offerings. Merlin said Tuesday Centerity will use the funds to expand its research and development center as well as its sales, marketing and distribution organizations. Centerity …

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NIST to Demo CyberX Industrial Cybersecurity Platform

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with cybersecurity startup CyberX to demonstrate the company’s industrial cybersecurity platform. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will demonstrate the CyberX ICS tool in simulated manufacturing environments with human-machine interfaces, programmable logic controllers and operational technology protocols, the company said Thursday. The effort seeks to create an NIST …

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Mission Secure Inc. Rebrands as MSi, Expands Focus on Cyber Defense Market

Mission Secure Inc. has rebranded itself as “MSi” and launched a new website in an effort to reflect the Virginia-based cyber defense firm’s expanded market scope. The company said Thursday it offers critical assets, infrastructure, processes and controls systems protection technology and support services to the defense and commercial sectors. “Many industries rely on [operational technology] and control systems to …

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OSIsoft, root9B Form Industrial Control System Cyber Defense Partnership; Mike Morris Comments

OSIsoft and root9B have forged a partnership to combine their platforms and services designed to help government and commercial clients protect their supervisory control and data acquisition platforms and other industrial control systems from cyber threats. Root9B said Monday OSIsoft will integrate its PI System open infrastructure with root9B’s technology offerings and services …

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Jim Anderson: BAE Platform Aims to Secure Ops-IT Link in Industrial Systems

BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence division has developed an offering to protect industrial systems and critical national infrastructure, particularly in the energy and utilities sector, from cyberattacks and other security concerns. The company said Wednesday that IndustrialProtect works to provide a network segmentation gateway to secure the link supporting data transmission between operational technology and …

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