Cybersecurity for Water
& Wastewater Utilities

Why Is Cybersecurity Important for Water & Wastewater Utilities?

Water utilities face serious cybersecurity threats from increasingly automated and vulnerable operational systems that are easy targets for bad actors. Having a strong cybersecurity program in place for water & wastewater utilities is critically important to maintain resilience.
Why Is Cybersecurity Important for Water and Wastewater Utilities

Cybersecurity Challenges for Water & Wastewater

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Volume of cyberattacks

There has been a troubling rise in attempted cyberattacks against water & wastewater infrastructure in the past few years. Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and complexity, and the water sector needs to keep pace with the expanding threat landscape.

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Increasing cybersecurity regulations, guidelines and mandates

Around the world, regulators are introducing new and evolving cybersecurity guidelines and legislation for water utilities, such as the NIS2 Directive in Europe and the EPA Cybersecurity Best Practices in the US. To keep up with, water utilities need a cybersecurity solution that can automate many of these requirements.

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Limited resources

Water utilities typically have limited security budgets and smaller teams, which can make running an effective cybersecurity program challenging. Fortunately, cybersecurity grants have become available in some countries recently to help address this challenge.

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Impact severity

Because water is an incredibly important resource for human life, impacts on water quality or availability from a cyberattack could be devastating for a community, as we saw in the 2021 Florida water utility attack which was thwarted by a vigilant operator.

Nozomi Networks’ Cybersecurity Solution for Water & Wastewater

Identify Security & Reliability Issues

The Nozomi Networks platform anticipates cybersecurity risks in your operational systems through asset intelligence, vulnerability assessments and anomaly detection. Our asset discovery feature delivers prioritized risk assessments and alerts. Insight into your network traffic makes quickly exposes vulnerabilities to help you focus cyber risk management and compliance efforts.
Vantage Workbooks show which vulnerabilities create the highest risk exposure and how to prioritize efforts for the greatest impact.
Single Asset View with extensive information.
Diagnose Nozomi Networks Security Control Panel
Diagnose cybersecurity and operational issues with actionable intelligence.

Detect Emerging
Threats & Anomalies

Nozomi Networks applies its AI/ML engine to deliver industry-leading insights and analytics. Benefit from up-to-date threat intelligence data while customized content packs deliver immediate security or compliance assessments. Our diagnostics capability provides you with the actionable intelligence to keep your systems reliable and secure and help guide any remediation efforts.

Respond with
Actionable Intelligence

Nozomi Networks provides actionable intelligence to quickly address security and operational issues. Our dashboards, query capabilities and forensic tools identify root causes, filter out unimportant information and facilitate compliance reporting. Playbooks keep you focused on what matters to help coordinate remediation efforts across teams.
Vantage Alerts and Playbooks script guided remediation efforts to accelerate response.
Vantage Alerts and Playbooks script guided remediation efforts to accelerate response.

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Accuracy & Depth

Our high-accuracy asset intelligence and security data delivers the insights that matter to our customers. Our solution supports hundreds of protocols for passive discovery, as well as smart polling and an endpoint security sensor, making the flexibility and depth of our asset inventory and anomaly detection capabilities unmatched.

Robust Data Reporting

Our Dashboards and Content Packs allow users to quickly create a shareable format for the data they need to focus on what matters most to them


Our cloud-based, virtualized and hardware deployment options, along with our attractive subscription pricing model, provides the most efficient deployment and highest ROI in the space.

Sample Deployment Architecture for Water

Nozomi Networks’ flexible, scalable architecture and integrations make it easy to tailor our solution for your unique environment

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  • Discover all OT, IoT, ICS, IT, edge, and cloud assets on your networks
  • Gain immediate awareness of cybersecurity threats, risks and anomalies
  • Detect security incidents and respond quickly
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