Schneider Electric Partners with Nozomi Networks to Provide Enhanced Solutions to Secure and Protect Critical Infrastructure

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ByCraig Resnick
Acquisition or Partnership

Schneider Electric has signed a global partnership agreement with Nozomi Networks, a leader in industrial cybersecurity and operational visibility.  Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will collaborate with Nozomi to secure and protect critical infrastructure for customers in the industrial manufacturing and critical infrastructure segments with more advanced anomaly detection, vulnerability assessment and other cybersecurity solutions and services, helping them to control, prevent and mitigate risks to their operations and business performance.

Combining Cybersecurity Services and Solutions to Protect Critical Infrastructure

The partnership enables Schneider Electric to respond more aggressively to the immediate demand for more effective operational technology, cybersecurity services, solutions and expertise in oil and gas, power, building automation and other industrial sectors.  Schneider Electric will offer Nozomi Networks’ more advanced solutions for industrial control system cyber resiliency and real-time operational visibility to customers globally.  Schneider Electric will combine its EcoStruxure IIoT process automation and industrial control solutions with Nozomi’s SCADAguardian platform for real-time operations visibility, including:

  • Advanced ICS Cybersecurity Solutions: The bundled solution will deliver deep network visibility and OT cybersecurity to industry operators in a single, comprehensive and more scalable solution. Nozomi Networks SCADAguardian solution provides more accurate asset discovery, greater threat detection, and more flexible and scalable deployment options to Schneider Electric customers.
  • Nozomi Networks Certified Consultants: Schneider Electric consultants globally will continue to be trained as certified Nozomi Networks engineers, scaling to support clients throughout their cybersecurity solution implementation, and providing expertise in OT threat hunting and forensic analysis.
  • SCADAguardian Live in Schneider Electric Sites: Schneider Electric customers can utilize Nozomi Networks’ real-time operational visibility and cybersecurity solutions via live threat scenarios running in Schneider Electric sites globally.

The partnership helps to strengthen Schneider Electric’s commitment to a defense-in-depth approach that helps to prevent and minimize cyberattacks and creates a multi-layered, multi-technology strategy to better safeguard critical systems.

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