Siemens forms New Energy Cybersecurity Partnership


Siemens recently proclaimed a new business which it says is intended to shield the energy industry’s significant infrastructure from frequently sophisticated and ill-disposed industrial cyber threats.
Siemens has collaborated with Chronicle, which has generated a cybersecurity platform named Backstory which catalogs threats, and together the organizations will offer to provide energy customers distinctness across information technology, operational insights, and operational technology – and they will work on the risks.
In a statement released recently, Siemens stated that the energy industry has historically been inadequate to apply analytics to prepare data streams centrally, cost-effectively reserve and protect data, and recognize malicious threats within OT systems.
Research carried by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute discovered that while 60 percent of energy corporations want to utilize analytics, only 20 percent are using any analytics to do security observing in the OT context.
Siemens announced small and medium companies are particularly exposed to security breaches as they usually do not have the internal technologies to safeguard, maintain, and address increasingly sophisticated intrusions.
According to Leo Simonovich, Global Head of Industrial Cyber and Digital Security at Siemens Gas and Power described that the cyber-attacks targeting energy organizations had reached unparalleled speeds, and their cutting-edge managed service opens the analytics ecosystem allowing a new level of assurance from potential operational, industry and safety losses. Siemens has also stated another cybersecurity collaboration in the energy sector with TUV SUD to look into the growing risk of cyber-attacks on crucial energy infrastructure.