ABB and Nozomi Networks Inc are joining forces to address the growing demand for improved Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity solutions for energy, process and hybrid industries.
As part of its cybersecurity portfolio, ABB will integrate Nozomi Networks’ solutions for operational resiliency and real-time network visibility to assist ABB’s global automation and digitalization customers. The agreement includes:
- Advanced OT & IoT Cyber security Solutions – Nozomi Networks solutions are integrated to support ABB’s DCS solution architecture, and fully supported by ABB. Customers gain increased OT and IoT security and visibility delivered via their automation and digitalization supplier.
- Nozomi Networks Delivery Expertise – ABB consultants are trained to present and deliver Nozomi Networks products in order to support customers with their cybersecurity needs such as threat hunting and forensic analysis.
- Nozomi Networks Solutions in ABB Laboratories – ABB customers and prospects can review for compliance, or experience Nozomi Networks’ real-time network visibility and cybersecurity solutions via live threat scenarios running in ABB laboratories and integrated staging centers around the world.
“Energy and process industries customers rely on ABB’s automation and digitalization to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At the same time, these organizations are concerned about escalating threats and cyber risks,” said Rajesh Ramachandran, Chief Digital Officer, ABB Process Automation. “This agreement supports our efforts to securely accelerate digital transformation in industrial infrastructure around the world. With Nozomi Networks solutions added to our cybersecurity portfolio, our customers gain proven network monitoring and threat detection technology that is supported by ABB’s third party ‘Validation as a Service Program’.”
Nozomi Networks CEO Edgard Capdevielle added: “We are thrilled to team up with ABB to address the growing cybersecurity concerns facing oil and gas, power grid operators and other critical industries worldwide.”