Integration offers new, passive monitoring for threat detection and enhanced asset discovery capabilities
Foxborough, Massachusetts and San Francisco, California, December 12, 2017 – Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science, engineering, and information technology company and Nozomi Networks, the pioneer in real-time cybersecurity and operational visibility for industrial control systems (ICS), announced today that Leidos has partnered to integrate with Nozomi Networks’ passive monitoring capabilities for its Industrial Defender Automation Systems Manager® (ASM) solution for industrial control systems networks. Leidos customers will immediately gain enhanced cybersecurity for Industrial and Critical Infrastructure networks by integrating the passive monitoring and continuous threat detection capabilities of Nozomi Networks’ SCADAguardian™ solution. The offering will be available through resale by Leidos to both current and future ASM customers.
“Partnering with Nozomi Networks gives our customers access to enhanced passive monitor technology that provides the visibility and detection customers need amid escalating threats to critical infrastructure operations,” said Leidos Cyber, Inc. President, Robert Meindl. “With a deep heritage and pedigree, Leidos Cyber is committed to staying on the forefront of technologies and services that will help our customers to protect, defend, and prevail against cyber threats.”
The integrated Leidos and Nozomi Networks’ solution adds ICS intrusion detection and passive asset discovery and monitoring to Leidos’ Industrial Defender ASM. This strengthens the ASM’s ability to safely identify operational technology network assets and adds cutting-edge detection capabilities.
Designed and built from the ground up to ensure the safe and reliable operation of control systems, Industrial Defender ASM offers applications specifically engineered to address the overlapping requirements of cybersecurity, compliance, and change management in one solution. Nozomi Networks’ SCADAguardian integrates to automatically identify industrial assets and network activity, as well as provide real-time monitoring of cybersecurity and process anomalies. Complete integration means that alerts and incidents identified are correlated into meaningful incidents and communicated to the Industrial Defender ASM management infrastructure.
“Leidos has hundreds of industrial customers around the world – many with immediate and long term needs for enhanced protection against advanced ICS security threats,” said Nozomi Networks’ CEO, Edgard Capdevielle. “We are proud to work with Leidos to provide the deep expertise and operational technology (OT) that these customers require.”
About Nozomi Networks
Nozomi Networks is revolutionizing Industrial Control System (ICS) cybersecurity with the most comprehensive platform to deliver real-time cybersecurity and operational visibility. Since 2013 the company has innovated the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to secure critical infrastructure operations. Amid escalating threats targeting ICS, Nozomi Networks delivers one solution with real-time ICS monitoring, hybrid threat detection, process anomaly detection, industrial network visualization, asset inventory, and vulnerability assessment. Deployed in the world’s largest industrial installations, customers benefit from advanced cybersecurity, improved operational reliability and enhanced IT/OT integration. Nozomi Networks is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Visit www.nozominetworks.com
Leidos is a Fortune 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016.
Jil Backstrom, Gamut Public Relations
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