Intelligent CIO North America Issue 29 | Page 10


Darktrace announces new customers in the US transport and logistics sector

Darktrace , a global leader in cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence , has announced that several companies in the US transport and logistics sector have adopted Darktrace ’ s AI technology to protect against sophisticated cyberattacks .

US transport and logistics organizations to have recently chosen Darktrace include :
The increasing digitization of transportation networks allows organizations in this space to optimize their operations , from scheduling to the transportation of passengers and goods , but the complex intersection of IT and OT devices represents a wealth of potential entry vectors for malicious actors .
• A leading railway company operating across 10 plus states
• A warehousing and logistics provider with 2 million plus sqft of warehouse space
• A transportation hub connecting 11 state-wide and interstate transportation systems
• A leading retail logistics organization employing over 800 people
• A US-based international maritime registry with 25 plus offices across the world
By extending the areas that Darktrace ’ s technology protects , the railway company has not only strengthened its overall security posture and heightened its ability to deal with threats quickly and precisely but is better equipped to comply with the Department of Homeland Security ’ s TSA cybersecurity regulations , which require the reporting of cybersecurity incidents at surface transport operators to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency ( CISA ) within 24 hours .

Algar Telecom selects Infinera transport solution to modernize and scale subsea network

Algar Telecom , a leading provider of telecom and IT solutions within Algar Corporation , has selected Infinera to modernize and scale its subsea network infrastructure . Powered by Infinera ’ s ICE6 800G optical engine , GX Series Compact Modular Platform and FlexILS Open Optical Line System , the Infinera subsea solution enables Algar Telecom to increase spectrum capacity and reduce transport cost per bit while leveraging the latest generation of coherent technologies to enhance network functionality and expand market opportunities .

As part of its ongoing network modernization initiatives , Algar Telecom will deploy Infinera ’ s state-of-the-art coherent technology to increase capacity on its jointly owned Monet Cable System connecting Boca Raton in Florida with landing sites in Fortaleza and Praia Grande in Brazil , expanding its spectrum service offerings and paving the way for new operator partnerships .
“ As the high-speed connectivity needs of our customers evolve , we continue to deploy best-in-class technology to ensure superior network resiliency and scalability ,” said Ivan Mendes , Wholesale and IOT Director . “ Our technology partnership with Infinera enables us to provide modern and flexible optical transport and ensure economies of scale and efficiency in the services we deliver .”
“ We are pleased to extend our longstanding relationship with Algar Telecom to help them deliver a superior customer experience as they expand their services across the subsea spectrum and throughout Brazil ,” said Nick Walden , Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Infinera .
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