Industrial cybersecurity company Claroty and Yokogawa Engineering Asia, vendor of industrial automation and instrumentation products, will now provide Yokogawa customers in Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand access to the Claroty Platform as an added product or service, or embedded within Yokogawa’s managed security services.
Expanding upon Claroty and Yokogawa’s reseller agreement in Europe, established last year, the partnership will offer industrial cybersecurity products and services to critical infrastructure organizations in Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, according to a Claroty press statement.
Assets in industrial environments, such as operational technology (OT), Internet of Things (IoT), and industrial IoT (IIoT), are difficult to detect, manage and even harder to secure. Adding to this challenge is the accelerating convergence of IT and OT networks, which enhances the efficiency of industrial operations, but also increases the attack surface available to adversaries. This has increasingly led to industrial enterprises and critical infrastructure providers detecting and responding to cyber threats more quickly and effectively.
The Claroty Platform will reveal all the OT, IoT, and IIoT assets on enterprise networks and protect them from vulnerabilities, emerging threats, malicious insiders, and unintentional errors. Its resilient threat detection model continually monitors the network for both known and unknown threats, automatically weeds out false positives, and gives clear direction on how to take action.
The integrated platform will also have access to Claroty’s extensive ecosystem of third-party technical integrations, as well as the latest threat signatures and remediation guidance from the Claroty Research Team.
“Our partnership with Claroty further reinforces process operation cybersecurity protection and will deliver plant security lifecycle services based on the defence-in-depth approach corresponding to international standards for enhanced operational resilience,” said Charles Lim, head of digital innovation and security solution at Yokogawa Engineering Asia.
Eddie Stefanescu, Claroty’s general manager for the APJ region, said in the statement, “Our software combined with Yokogawa’s expertise gives organizations like IRPC Public Company Limited Thailand deep visibility into their industrial environments, comprehensive security controls for those environments, and actionable insights that allow them to better assess and improve their security posture.”
Earlier this week, Claroty teamed with Airbus CyberSecurity to strengthen the security of manufacturing environments and industrial assets in critical national infrastructure (CNI), government, and defence organisations. The integrated offering will bring to its users improved cyber resilience by protecting customers’ critical systems from cyber threats and downtime, while improving overall productivity with safer connections and deeper insights into their industrial assets.