TÜV Rheinland and SecurityMatters announce global strategic partnership to provide industrial control system cybersecurity solutions

TÜV Rheinland and SecurityMatters, a global leader in operational technology (OT) network assessment and protection, today announced strategic partnership aimed at helping worldwide Industrial Services clients like manufacturing plant operators, energy and utility companies, transportation and transit system operators to rapidly detect and remediate the increasing cybersecurity threats targeting their operational technology infrastructure.

SecurityMatters provides critical infrastructures and industrial companies with best-in-class industrial cyber resilience technology which empowers ICS asset owners with unrivaled visibility, threat detection and continuous assessment capabilities to control their networks. SecurityMatters’ technology and TÜV Rheinland’s Industrial Services experience will provide plant operators with the most complete set of services and solutions for functional safety and cybersecurity excellence.

“Combining our expertise in Industrial Services and Operational Technology (OT) Security, we are one of the very few organizations that offer this level of deep expertise to our clients concerned about the safety and security of their operations” explained Frank Luzsicza, Executive Vice President, Information and Communication Technology, TÜV Rheinland Group.


“TÜV Rheinland is a natural partner for SecurityMatters, with both companies having vast experience with industrial clients and global footprint. This partnership will help our clients enhance their Industrial Control Systems (ICS) security monitoring and management capabilities and offer an end-to-end solution or building Industrial Cyber Resilience” said Damiano Bolzoni, CEO SecurityMatters

Cybersecurity in the world of Operational Technology and Industrial Control Systems

Organizations operating industrial facilities have a responsibility to monitor, detect and mitigate cybersecurity attacks in order to maintain the safety, integrity and availability of their plant which, if compromised, may have a severe and detrimental impact on society. Leading cybersecurity standards for industrial control systems emphasize that systems operators should have cybersecurity monitoring solutions in place. TÜV Rheinland has decades of experience in testing and certifying industrial systems and has worked across some of the most challenging industries. Its services can provide end-to-end visibility, threat detection and continuous vulnerability assessment for OT and industrial cybersecurity risks.

“SecurityMatters has a global customer base, with partners and customers in all critical industries. Through the strategic partnership with SecurityMatters we will enhance our services to detect and monitor cyber threats in Industrial Control Systems and ultimately improve the safe operation of our clients’ most critical systems in North America” commented Anish Srivastava, President and CEO of TÜV Rheinland OpenSky.

Über TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 19,700 employees; annual turnover is more than EUR 1.9 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.tuv.com

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

TÜV Rheinland
Am Grauen Stein
51105 Köln
Telefon: +49 (221) 806-2148
Telefax: +49 (221) 806-1567
http://www.tuv.com

Ansprechpartner:
Frank Dudley
Pressesprecher Internationales
Telefon: +1 (978) 266-9500
Fax: +49 (221) 806-1567
E-Mail: frank.dudley@de.tuv.com
Norman Hübner
Pressesprecher Informationssicherheit
Telefon: +49 (221) 806-3060
Fax: +49 (221) 806-3093
E-Mail: Norman.Huebner@de.tuv.com
Für die oben stehende Pressemitteilung ist allein der jeweils angegebene Herausgeber (siehe Firmenkontakt oben) verantwortlich. Dieser ist in der Regel auch Urheber des Pressetextes, sowie der angehängten Bild-, Ton-, Video-, Medien- und Informationsmaterialien. Die United News Network GmbH übernimmt keine Haftung für die Korrektheit oder Vollständigkeit der dargestellten Meldung. Auch bei Übertragungsfehlern oder anderen Störungen haftet sie nur im Fall von Vorsatz oder grober Fahrlässigkeit. Die Nutzung von hier archivierten Informationen zur Eigeninformation und redaktionellen Weiterverarbeitung ist in der Regel kostenfrei. Bitte klären Sie vor einer Weiterverwendung urheberrechtliche Fragen mit dem angegebenen Herausgeber. Eine systematische Speicherung dieser Daten sowie die Verwendung auch von Teilen dieses Datenbankwerks sind nur mit schriftlicher Genehmigung durch die United News Network GmbH gestattet.