PAS Global announces expanded OT cybersecurity solution

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Operational technology security company PAS Global LLC, announced the expansion of it’s OT cybersecurity solution Cyber Integrity. The solution now includes new features to support industrial organizations as they mature their OT cybersecurity capabilities.

“PAS is introducing a breakthrough solution for industrial organizations to improve OT cybersecurity no matter their current state of maturity across sites,” said Eddie Habibi, CEO and Founder of PAS, in a press release. “Whether a site is working to build their security foundation with an accurate and detailed OT asset inventory, ready for vulnerability assessment and patch management, or looking to establish a mature enterprise program, PAS Cyber Integrity has them covered. This modular capability is increasingly needed as digitalization and the accelerating shift to remote work caused by the COVID-19 pandemic expand the industrial cyber-attack surface.”

Cyber Integrity version 7.0 features new modular licensing and deployment options, providing flexibility to address specific needs. The OT cybersecurity solution includes inventory management for discovery and topology mapping of industrial control system environments. The version also features vulnerability and patch management that includes inventory management and enables the identification of vulnerabilities hidden in industrial infrastructure.

“When evaluating cybersecurity technologies, we looked for a solution that could expand as our needs developed,” Jamal Al-Balushi, Control & Automation Team Lead at Petroleum Development Oman, said in the release. “Initially, our focus was to automate OT asset inventory, assess vulnerabilities, and prioritize our remediation efforts. This was part of a longer-term strategy to develop a mature enterprise OT cybersecurity program with back up & recovery and compliance reporting across sites. PAS Cyber Integrity meets our needs for today and will expand with us as we enhance our cybersecurity program in the future.”

As part of the recent announcement, PAS also unveiled a new OT inventory assessment service. This service provides users with an analysis of a site’s current OT inventory, identifies gaps in line with industry best practices, and documents the business value of having a more detailed inventory in place. Qualified organizations may receive this service free of charge.

“With seamless, in-product expansion, PAS is making it easy for industrial organizations to address their immediate OT cybersecurity needs and incrementally unlock new functionality as their sites and programs mature,” Habibi said. “Our assessment service helps OT teams understand the gaps which exist in their current asset inventory and strategies to close those gaps. The combination is a game changer for improving OT cybersecurity in critical infrastructure and process industries.”

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