Schneider Electric Partners with Cylance to Boost Protection Against Cybersecurity Threats

By Larry O'Brien

Acquisition or Partnership

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, announced a new partnership agreement with Cylance, the company that works in the antivirus and endpoint protection industry with true AI-powered prevention that blocks malware, fileless attacks, and today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Schneider Electric Software will work closely with Cylance to enable heightened levels of security for customers leveraging the Industrial Software Platform for Engineering, Planning and Operations, Asset Performance and Monitoring and Control across their industrial and infrastructure operations.

This agreement involves placing Cylance’s security capabilities within the Industrial Software Platform. Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are two technologies driving innovation across industrial and infrastructure operations. These technologies can now be applied to pattern recognition applications to deliver a best-in-class solution for cyber security protection.

Select early adopter Schneider Electric Software customers have already participated in beta deployments, which have delivered well received results, validating the technological feasibility of the partnership.

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