Wurldtech & exida Announce Global Partnership To Expand Cyber Security Certification
Leading Industrial Cyber Security & Functional Safety Experts Partner to Deliver the Achilles Cyber Security Certification Program to Vendors & Operators of Control Systems Worldwide
Launched in 2007, and now widely adopted as the standard for cyber security certification throughout the industrial automation industry, the Achilles Certification program boasts certified control systems from major suppliers such as: Emerson, Invensys, ABB, Yokogawa, HIMA and many others.
"The Achilles Certified brand is trusted globally as a benchmark for security and its adoption has resulted in a significant improvement in the security and reliability of global critical infrastructures," said Wurldtech President
This partnership was formed in response to customer requests to accelerate the expansion of the current Achilles program and include new categories such as control applications, industrial networking infrastructure and both operator integration and vendor development processes. By combining the leading security certification criteria, technology and expertise with well-established policies, procedures and best practices from the safety industry, Wurldtech and exida will be able to offer the most comprehensive and streamlined certification process to the global industrial automation industry.
"Process control system operators want to minimize risk and maximize uptime and suppliers want to be first to market with certified, reliable systems," said
The partnership takes effect immediately and is already catching the attention of process industry vendors and manufacturers.
"Having worked with both Wurldtech and exida since their inception on independent certification efforts we see the value that this partnership will bring in being able to focus our certification activities," said
SOURCE Wurldtech Security Technologies