Verano acquires SCADA security and integration firm
Verano Inc ., a provider of security and SCADA solutions for mission-critical industries, has acquired PlantData Technologies, a SCADA security, IT services, and industrial automation firm headquartered in Houston, TX. PlantData Technologies will operate as an independent subsidiary of Verano.
Both companies target customers in power generation, transmission and distribution, water distribution and treatment, gas and liquid pipelines, and mass transit systems.
PlantData Technologies brings NERC compliance gap analysis to the Verano product offering. PlantData assesses critical assets within the network and identifies areas susceptible to potential threat. Verano's Industrial Defender product suite provides customers the necessary layers of cybersecurity monitoring, protection, and reporting in an integrated solution.
—David Greenfield, editorial director, Control Engineering