Airbus Defence and Space Cyber and Alstom sign cybersecurity cooperation agreement
irbus Defence and Space Cyber and Alstom , a
A global leader in sustainable mobility , have signed a worldwide cooperation agreement focusing on rail transport cybersecurity .
The partnership will allow the partners to provide rail operators with solutions and services combining Alstom ’ s solutions and expertise in rail transport with Airbus CyberSecurity ’ s services and expertise in ensuring the security of industrial information systems .
“ In the context of increasing worldwide cyberthreats across all sectors , Alstom aims to protect its assets and those of its customers as effectively and as early as possible ,” said
Eddy Thesee , Vice President , Cybersecurity at Alstom . “ The collaboration between Alstom and proven specialist Airbus Cybersecurity will ensure the future usage and success of green mobility worldwide .”
“ As specialists in the cybersecurity of industrial systems , particularly in the transport sector , we are keen to contribute to securing the information systems of the rail sector along with Alstom ,” said Nicolas Razy , Director of Airbus CyberSecurity France .
Airbus CyberSecurity will contribute to joint offers with services and solutions in security monitoring of railway systems through its various Security Operations Centres ( SOCs ) and in responding to incidents . It will also contribute to security auditing services and penetration and intrusion testing , notably through its simulation and testing platform for industrial systems , CyberRange .
Alstom is bringing its knowledge of railway systems design , manufacture , operations and maintenance into the partnership . The global leader in digital rail will also leverage its unique railway cybersecurity expertise developed in recent years .
Bridewell inspires next generation of cyber-talent with opening of new state-of-the-art SOC
K cybersecurity services firm , Bridewell , has
U announced the opening of its new 24 / 7 Security
Operations Centre ( SOC ) in Wales . The company ’ s largest investment in property to date , the state-of-the-art SOC will provide rapid identification and response to threats while laying the foundations for sustained cybersecurity excellence for generations to come .
Run by a team of over 50 experienced , industry-certified consultants , the new SOC provides Bridewell with a fivefold increase in capacity , allowing the company to scale in line with rapidly expanding client needs . Both CREST and SOC 2 accredited , the SOC is available as either a fully outsourced or hybrid model , providing organisations with proactive identification and response to cyberthreats via 24 / 7 / 365 threat intelligence , incident response and managed detection and response ( MDR ). essential skills needed to run a modern , agile and responsive SOC , under the guidance of experienced Bridewell analysts .
Designed with sustainability and staff well-being in mind , the new SOC caters for all styles of working and is powered entirely by renewable energy , supporting the company ’ s ongoing sustainability efforts since becoming carbon negative last year .
The SOC forms a critical part of Bridewell ’ s links with Welsh cybersecurity communities and educational partners , including Cyber Colleges Cymru , a government initiative that creates pathways into a career in cyber for Sixth Form College students and the University of South Wales . Bridewell partners with the university for both internship and apprenticeship programmes , with students embarking on a development plan to build the
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