Emerson and Dragos, Inc., developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cybersecurity asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed an agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets. Emerson will integrate threat detection technology from the Dragos Platform into its Ovation™ automation platform and Power and Water Cybersecurity Suite. Emerson and Dragos will continue to explore additional areas of collaboration with regards to solutions used by Emerson power and water industry customers.
The Dragos Platform passively identifies assets and monitors network communications, giving customers greater visibility into their environments and insights into threats through intelligence-driven analytics. The platform also provides prescriptive guidance in the form of playbooks and other tools to help customers investigate and respond to cyber incidents effectively.
“We recognize the importance of continuously enhancing our security capabilities to address the shifting cybersecurity landscape,” said Bob Yeager, president of Emerson’s power and water business. “This collaboration is the latest example of Emerson’s ongoing commitment to helping our customers provide services that are so critical to the public wellbeing.”
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