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Emerson and Nozomi Networks establish agreement to secure critical industrial processes worldwide

A global software and technology leader Emerson and Nozomi Networks , a leader in OT and IoT security , has announced it has established an agreement to meet the growing demand for OT cybersecurity services and solutions in the specific industries both companies serve .

Emerson will offer Nozomi Networks ’ advanced solutions for industrial control system cyber-resiliency and real-time operational visibility to customers worldwide .
The agreement combines Nozomi Networks ’ industry-leading OT and IoT security and visibility capabilities with Emerson ’ s DeltaV distributed control system ( DCS ), consulting and professional services . The agreement delivers comprehensive solutions to strengthen cybersecurity and reduce the risk of downtime due to cyberattacks or process anomalies .
“ By teaming with Nozomi Networks , Emerson is enhancing our customers immediate access to OT network visibility , security and asset intelligence that integrates seamlessly with our DeltaV DCS and is fully supported by the Emerson Cybersecurity Services organisation ,” said Alexandre Peixoto , Cybersecurity Business Director of Emerson ’ s Process Systems and Software business .
“ Together , we are delivering the deepest possible industrial process expertise , a superior solution and a proven track record serving the most demanding industrial customers .”
The DeltaV suite of software and technologies increases plant performance with intelligent control that is easy to operate and maintain . The DeltaV DCS is adaptable to meet customer requirements and objectives , scaling easily without adding complexity .
Nozomi Networks ’ OT and IoT threat and anomaly detection and actionable intelligence complement the DeltaV portfolio by helping customers quickly see and respond to cyberthreats before they impact process controls .
In addition , vulnerability assessment capabilities help customers identify OT devices that can be exploited in cyberattacks .
Nozomi Networks ’ asset discovery capabilities combine active and passive techniques to safely identify OT and IoT assets .
“ We are teaming with Emerson to address the growing cybersecurity concerns that are an everyday reality for modern automation processes ,” said Edgard Capdevielle , CEO , Nozomi Networks . “ Industrial organisations rely on Emerson for its innovative technologies and solutions . This agreement furthers our joint commitment to help protect critical infrastructure around the world .” p
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