GE Vernova and Dragos Team Up to Protect Electric Grids from Cyber Threats

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ByCraig Resnick
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GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business and Dragos announced a technology partnership to offer cybersecurity solutions by combining their respective expertise in grid automation and operational technology (OT) cybersecurity. Through this partnership, GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business will provide its global grid automation customers with Dragos’ cybersecurity solutions, such as the Dragos Platform, Dragos Worldview threat intelligence, and incident response services, aiming to provide a more holistic approach to safeguarding their critical infrastructure and other OT environments.

Protect Electric Grids

This initiative is set to enhance the defense mechanisms of the electric grid by providing comprehensive OT cybersecurity solutions developed from both companies' experience in the field. As part of this agreement, both companies will collaborate on product and technology integrations to offer more advanced functionalities, including:

  • Comprehensive Asset Visibility: The Dragos Platform, combined with GE Vernova’s grid automation technology, will offer additional visibility into OT assets within various industrial energy environments. This will enable organizations to strengthen their OT environment from future cyber-attacks by being able to inventory and monitor assets, track vulnerabilities, and use network monitoring to investigate issues and incidents.

  • Proactive Threat Detection: Dragos' OT threat intelligence, combined with its real-time monitoring system, will provide threat detection and monitoring capabilities. This will help GE Vernova’s customers to identify and mitigate potential risks before they impact operations within critical national infrastructure.

  • Rapid Incident Response: By combining Dragos' incident response expertise with cybersecurity offerings, critical infrastructure providers will be able to respond more swiftly and effectively to minimize downtime and maintain operational continuity.

  • Global Threat Intelligence: Leveraging Dragos Threat Intelligence, backed by its team of OT cybersecurity experts, GE Vernova will be able to offer its customers additional visibility into adversary threats, malware, and vulnerabilities impacting industrial sectors.

GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions brings extensive expertise in grid automation, offering more advanced technologies and solutions to help optimize grid performance, enhance reliability and resilience, and facilitate a more seamless integration of renewable energy sources. With a long track record of delivering grid solutions globally, GE Vernova's expertise complements Dragos’ OT cybersecurity offerings, providing a comprehensive solution for protecting critical infrastructure.

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