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Why the energy sector is at the heart of cybersecurity discussions

November news roundup: Why the energy sector is at the heart of cybersecurity discussions In the wake of the ISIS-perpetrated Paris attacks and cyber threats against the U.K., government agencies are stepping up cybersecurity in a bid to detect and defend their critical infrastructure against a cyberattack by ISIS or other hacker groups. At the top of that list is the energy sector. Cybersecurity leaders from several countries have stated their concerns about a cyberattack against the power grid, refineries and oil or gas pipelines, and many of these infrastructures show serious vulnerabilities. For more on these and other stories

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Waterfall FLIP Completes Digital Bond cybersecurity assessment

Waterfall Security’s innovative FLIP technology completes Digital Bond Labs’ Cyber Security Assessment New York – May 26, 2015 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall), which specializes in critical infrastructure protection and control systems security technologies, and Digital Bond Labs, a cybersecurity lab focused on finding new security and reliability vulnerabilities in control systems components, announced today the completion of a security assessment on the new Waterfall FLIPTM product. Digital Bond Labs performed thorough tests of the product hardware and software. The assessment verified the two main features of the product: 1) Digital Bond Labs found no way to transform the FLIPTM

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Waterfall Implements New Test Facility at Toshiba Development Center

NEW YORK – 1st September, 2015 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall Security) which specializes in protection and security for critical infrastructure and industrial control systems, today announced the launch of a new test facility at Toshiba development center in Japan. Waterfall worked together with Toshiba to set up a new test facility at Toshiba’s development center. The facility features a wide-array of Waterfall’s Unidirectional Security Gateways, integrated with a range of different applications including Oracle, OSIsoft PI, File systems and several SCADA systems. The test facility is designed to reflect the needs of the utilities sector within Japan. Industrial ICT

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Waterfall Unidirectional Security Gateway Deployed to Safeguard Leading Asia-Pacific Power Distribution Company

NEW YORK – 3rd August, 2015 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall Security), announced today the successful deployment of Waterfall’s stronger-than-firewalls Unidirectional Security Gateways at a leading energy distributor in the Asia-Pacific region, together with Power Automation (PA), Singapore. Waterfall Security is the leading provider of Unidirectional Security Gateways for industrial control networks and critical industrial infrastructures. PA is a leading systems integrator and turnkey vendor, providing innovative solutions for Power System Control and Substation Automation systems. PA deployed Waterfall’s Unidirectional Security Gateways at a large power distribution company in the region, following on from high security concerns surrounding the exposure

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Waterfall Elevates Cyber Protection at Taiwan Smart Grid Demonstration Project

NEW YORK – July 6, 2015 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall Security), which specializes in protection and security for critical infrastructure and industrial control systems, today announced the installation of its stronger-than-firewalls, hardware-enforced Unidirectional Security Gateways at the Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Taiwan. The Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) needed a secure way to provide real-time information from its power plant to the Smart Grid Demonstration Project. Waterfall and its local partner, iSecurity Inc. (iSecurity), worked with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to deliver its solutions to the Smart Grid demo site in Penghu Island, Taiwan. Waterfall’s Unidirectional Security

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Waterfall Recognized Among Fastest Growing Technology Companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014

NEW YORK – February 10th, 2015 – Today, Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall Security) announced that it has been selected to be in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in EMEA. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years. “Securing a position in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is an impressive feat, especially in the highly competitive and rapidly changing environment of the technology industry,” said David Halstead, Deloitte UK and partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA program. “We congratulate Waterfall on being among the

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Waterfall Unidirectional Security Gateways accredited as “Technology Approved” by Schneider Electric

Stronger-than-firewalls technology strengthens industrial control system security for Schneider Electric customers New York – January 14, 2015 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall), which specializes in critical infrastructure protection and industrial control systems security, announced today that its Unidirectional Security Gateways have been accredited as “technology approved” by Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management. Waterfall earned the accreditation through Schneider Electric’s interoperability labs after completing a vigorous testing process designed to determine the compatibility of partner products with Schneider Electric solutions. “The cybersecurity of our customers is of the utmost priority, and Waterfall’s stronger-than-firewalls solution enables us to deliver

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Waterfall Deploys Unidirectional Security Gateways in Japan

New York – December 10, 2014 – Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall Security), which specializes in critical infrastructure protection and industrial control systems security, announced today the successful installation of Waterfall’s stronger-than-firewalls, hardware-enforced Unidirectional Security Gateways at two sites in Japan addressing ICS security. Cyber-attacks become more sophisticated with each day that passes, the safety and reliability of critical infrastructure sites is of growing concern to asset owners, regulators and governments around the world. Waterfall Security’s Unidirectional Security Gateway technology, which was developed to address these threats and to allow safe and secure integration between control networks and business networks, is

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