|[March 26, 2012]
Industrial Defender and Good Harbor Consulting Announce Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security Alliance
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. & ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Defender, the leading global provider of security, compliance and
change management solutions for automation systems, and Good
Harbor Consulting, a leading provider of global strategic cyber risk
management services, today announced an alliance whereby both companies
will collaborate to help critical
infrastructure operators improve their cybersecurity
posture in the face of advanced threats.
The deployment and networking of information technology in critical
infrastructure and the ever-changing threat and regulatory environments
create new cyber risks for infrastructure owners and operators. As a
result of this alliance, owners and operators of critical infrastructure
will benefit from seamless pairing of the services offered by Industrial
Defender and Good Harbor. Industrial Defender's technology solutions
monitor, manage, and protect critical infrastructure. Good Harbor helps
corporate executives implement strategic risk management and governance
programs, plan for and respond to crisis events, manage vendor risk, and
understand emerging regulatory and policy issues.
"Te cyber security and compliance challenges associated with protecting
vital infrastructure are extremely complex, and there's no 'silver
bullet' for solving these challenges," said Brian
Ahern, president and chief executive officer of Industrial Defender.
"By leveraging our decade of experience solving security issues for
critical infrastructure asset owners and Good Harbor's deep expertise in
strategic cyber risk consulting, organizations will have an unmatched
ability to identify, understand and address security risks. Our nation's
infrastructure will be safer and more reliable as a result."
Richard Clarke, chairman and chief executive officer of Good Harbor
Consulting, observed, "Business executives are on the front line in our
national effort to protect critical infrastructure. To succeed, they
need a balanced solution that integrates strategy and technology. By
pairing Good Harbor's established cyber risk consulting with Industrial
Defender's industry-leading technology offering, executives can manage
dynamic cyber risks and protect our society's most critical systems."
About Industrial Defender
Defender is the global leader in automation system management. For
more than a decade, the company has successfully developed and delivered
solutions for operators of industrial control systems. With deep domain
expertise built in, Industrial Defender products enable customers to
ensure the availability and reliability of their key industrial
processes. Leveraging the industry's first unified platform for
security, compliance and change management, Industrial Defender
solutions enable customers to reduce costs and risks, and enhance
operational excellence. Over 400 companies in 21 countries rely on
Industrial Defender technology to monitor, manage and protect their
operations and processes.
For more information, visit Industrial Defender's website,
connect on LinkedIn
and follow Industrial Defender on Twitter.
About Good Harbor Consulting
Good Harbor Consulting provides global strategic risk management
services to a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Good
Harbor's cyber risk practice develops strategic cybersecurity programs
that mitigate organizational risk, providing threat awareness, risk and
governance assessment, crisis management, investment diligence, and
regulatory/policy counsel. Founded in 2002, Good Harbor Consulting is
led by Richard A. Clarke, an expert on homeland security, national
security, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism. To learn more about Good
Harbor Consulting, visit http://www.goodharbor.net.
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