Accelerates education, readiness, and knowledge sharing across industrial organizations

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2019 Nozomi Networks, Inc., the leader in industrial cyber security and operational visibility, today announced it is a founding member of the International Society of Automation (ISA) new Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA).

The GCA will  advance cybersecurity readiness and awareness in manufacturing and critical infrastructure facilities and processes. It brings end-user companies, automation and control systems vendors, IT infrastructure vendors, IT and OT security and services providers, and system integrators together to proactively address growing threats.

Leveraging the ISA/IEC 62443 standards for automation and control system cybersecurity, the Global Cybersecurity Alliance will work to increase awareness and expertise, share knowledge and information openly, and develop best practice tools to help companies navigate the entire lifecycle of cybersecurity protection. The Alliance will work closely with government agencies, regulatory bodies, and stakeholder organizations around the world.

Nozomi Networks believes real community collaboration, actionable standards and effective education are key ensuring a secure future for industrial organizations, said Nozomi Networks Co-founder and CPO Andrea Carcano. “That’s why we are helping develop secure-by-design standards as a working member of IEC, why we’ve designed our industrial cyber security solutions for easy integration across the broadest possible set of industrial and IT technologies; and why we are thrilled to help establish the Global Cybersecurity Alliance. Together we will build a secure future for the industrial infrastructure that runs the world.”

According to ISA, Nozomi Networks and the other  first Founding Members of the Alliance are leading, multi-national, industrial technology providers with deep expertise in technology and applications. They will apply their experience and knowledge to help drive the Alliance’s priorities.

Annual contributions to fund initiatives are based on company revenues and are tax-deductible.

For more information about the Alliance.

About Nozomi Networks

Nozomi Networks is accelerating the pace of digital transformation by pioneering innovation for industrial cyber security and operational control. Leading the industry, we make it possible to tackle escalating cyber risks to operational networks. In a single solution, Nozomi Networks delivers OT visibility, threat detection and insight to thousands of the largest critical infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation and other industrial sites around the world. www.nozominetworks.com

About ISA

Founded in 1945, ISA (www.isa.org) develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world. ISA is the primary developer of the ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity standards, conducts various cybersecurity training courses, and provides individuals with corresponding cybersecurity certificates. Through its umbrella association, the Automation Federation (AF), ISA advocates for workforce development and collaborates with government agencies and other industry associations. Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between the standards and their implementation through product, system, and development organization security lifecycle certifications under the ISASecure® brand. Through its trade publications, Automation.com & InTech magazine, ISA delivers cybersecurity-related articles, news, and other content to industry professionals around the world. 

Nozomi Networks Press Contacts:

Jil Backstrom, Nozomi Networks
jil.backstrom@nozominetworks.com
Tel. +1 303 913 1650

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