Washington, DC – Today, the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Coalition (OT Cyber Coalition) announced that four new members – ABS Group, Network Perception, Waterfall Security Solutions, and 1898 & Co. – will be joining the Coalition in its first membership expansion since launching in April.
“The addition of these companies to the Coalition shows the ever-increasing importance of securing operational technology and the need for organizations to contribute meaningful solutions and capabilities to improve the security of our most important infrastructure,” said Andrew Howell, Executive Director, OT Cyber Coalition. “This marks the first step towards expanding the OT Cyber Coalition, and we look forward to continuing to grow to include additional partners over the coming months.”
The new members join founding members Claroty, Forescout, Honeywell, Nozomi Networks, and Tenable in the Coalition’s engagement with industry and government around how to best deploy data-sharing solutions that enhance the resiliency of our nation’s critical infrastructure.
“The OT Cyber Coalition is serving as a leading voice for operational technology,” said Andrew Ginter, VP of Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions. “We look forward to joining the Coalition’s efforts to educate on how best to secure our nation’s critical infrastructure.”
“We are honored to be a member of the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Coalition, working alongside other OT cyber organizations who understand that we are better together,” said Ian Bramson, Global Head, Industrial Cybersecurity, ABS Group. “Critical infrastructure is the engine that runs our nation. OT cybersecurity has become a business imperative and will require participation across the global supply chain as threats continue to rise.”
“Now is the time to come together as a cohesive team of public and private sector defenders to protect the critical infrastructure that supports what matters most in our lives,“ said Matt Morris, Global Managing Director, 1898 & Co. Security & Risk Consulting. “We look forward to working with our OT Cyber Coalition partners to support government advocacy and initiatives on behalf of critical infrastructure industries and to embrace an open, interoperable approach to the collective defense of the nation’s critical infrastructure.”
“Making our critical infrastructure cyber resilient by design is a complex multi-disciplinary mission that can only be achieved through next-level collaboration among diverse stakeholders,” said Robin Berthier, CEO and Co-Founder, Network Perception. “We are excited to join the Coalition to help accelerate public-private dialogue and the adoption of open standards to best protect our nation’s critical assets.”
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/.
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