Washington, DC – Today, the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Coalition (OT Cyber Coalition) announced that Fortinet, the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, will collaborate with other industry vendors and U.S. government organizations to enhance the resiliency of the nation’s critical infrastructure.
“We are excited to welcome Fortinet to the OT Cyber Coalition and look forward to their contribution in pushing forward our mission to strengthen the security of the infrastructure that our economy and communities count on to function,” said Andrew Howell, Executive Director, OT Cyber Coalition. “Fortinet helps to broaden our expertise as we continue informing federal policies that help enhance cybersecurity in operational technology.”
Fortinet is the 15th member company to join the OT Cyber Coalition. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Fortinet is a global cybersecurity leader with the industry’s largest integrated portfolio of over 50 enterprise-grade products. This includes solutions, services, and threat intelligence specifically designed for cyber-physical security as part of the Fortinet Security Fabric for OT.
“OT environments and critical infrastructure are increasingly becoming targets for cyber criminals, putting hospitals, water supplies, manufacturing and other areas that Americans rely upon daily at risk,” said Willi Nelson, CISO for Operational Technology at Fortinet. “We recognize that properly securing critical infrastructure requires the type of public and private sector collaboration that the OT Cyber Coalition is championing, and we’re excited to contribute our expertise in securing vital OT environments.”
About the OT Cyber Coalition
The Operational Technology Cybersecurity Coalition is a diverse group of leading cybersecurity vendors dedicated to improving the cybersecurity of OT environments. Representing the entire OT lifecycle, the OT Cyber Coalition believes that the strongest, most effective approach to securing our nation’s critical infrastructure is one that is open, vendor-neutral, and allows for diverse solutions and information sharing without compromising cybersecurity defenses. The OT Cyber Coalition was founded by Claroty, Forescout, Honeywell, Nozomi Networks, and Tenable in 2022. For more information, visit https://www.otcybercoalition.org/.