Cyber security: Cooperative agreement among Wurldtech, Tegron, FluidIQs

Vancouver, BC, Longview, TX, and Napa, CA—The world of industrial automation might become safer as a result of recent cooperation. Wurldtech Security Technologies has announced a three-party cooperative agreement with Tegron and FluidIQs to develop and deliver advanced security solutions to the global industrial automation market.

11/27/2007


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; —The world of industrial automation might become safer as a result of recent cooperation.

Wurldtech Security Technologies

has announced a three-party cooperative agreement with

Tegron

and

FluidIQs

to develop and deliver advanced security solutions to the global industrial automation market. The agreement combines the resources of Wurldtech’s Achilles security evaluation and assurance platform with design, development and integration services from Tegron and FluidIQs, the companies said.

“We are extremely excited to be working with leading industrial IT services firms, Tegron and FluidIQs,” said Tyler Williams, CEO of Wurldtech. “By leveraging their domain expertise and established relationships with various product vendors and software providers, we will be better positioned to help key stakeholders in the industrial automation sector to make informed decisions about their cyber-security technologies and service requirements more quickly, reliably, and with stronger accountability.”

Bryan L Singer, CISSP, CISM, chairman of ISA-99 Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security Standard , will be vice president of professional services with Wurldtech. He will explore opportunities by merging expertise throughout the organizations to create next-generation security solutions that improve the robustness of industrial automation and control operations and provide measurable returns to business operations for organizations in industrial automation markets.

structure in the post 9-11 era,” said Steve Voeleke, CEO of Tegron.

“Combining our proven track record in industrial IT and engineering integration with the security technologies and services from Wurldtech is a critical next step to advance the industry’s best-in-class solution and improve the security and robustness of industrial automation worldwide,” Voeleke adds.

Multiple security related podcasts are available from Control Engineering .

Also read multiple control system security articles from Control Engineering .

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