PALO ALTO, California, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
CyberX, the pioneering provider of security solutions for industrial networks and Check Point® Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP), have partnered to secure mission critical networks in the industrial arena. The joint offering delivers a high-level of protection with a proactive security solution ensuring industrial networks security.
Cyber Security threats on industrial networks are materializing into successful attacks. Following the BlackEnergy malware attack that has recently hit the Ukraine Power Company, it became clear that overcoming the challenges of securing operational networks is a pressing need more than ever.
In order to stay ahead of emerging threats and have the ability to react in real-time, it is vital to have complete visibility and control of all the industrial network's assets and their activities, which is the core of what this joint solution offers.
"CyberX partnered with Check Point to create new opportunities in the industrial market," said Omer Schneider, CEO at CyberX. "The combined solution introduces excellent protection, delivering an outstanding line of defense for industrial networks."
Integrating CyberX's flagship platform XSense with Check Point's distributed security infrastructure brings operational network security to a new level. Supporting all industrial vendors and communications, the joint solution delivers much more than threat detection and mitigation and already garners interest with customers worldwide.
"Check Point provides ICS/SCADA cyber security solutions leveraging our full range of threat prevention capabilities including firewall, IPS, anti-malware and sandboxing to detect and prevent threats to SCADA networks," said Alon Kantor, vice president of business development, Check Point. "We are pleased to have CyberX join us in offering an integrated solution with ruggedized appliance options to help keep customers one step ahead in securing these critical infrastructure and industrial control organizations."
For more information, please download the joint solution brief.
Serving customers worldwide, CyberX enables real-time detection of cyber and operational incidents by providing complete visibility into operational networks. CyberX is a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and ICS-ISAC and was recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2015. CyberX has also won several awards, including the CDM award for "Best Product in ICS/SCADA Security Solution of 2016", and its research is considered cutting edge, having introduced multiple innovative advancements in industrial security, contributing knowledge to both the Department of Homeland Security and industrial vendors.
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