WisePlant HQ joins ISA Security Compliance Institute in support for the ISASecure® cybersecurity conformance scheme
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (5 February 2015) – WiseSecurity, an independent division of WisePlant HQ, has announced today its support for the ISASecure® Cyber Security Conformance Scheme as a new technical member.
WiseSecurity is an independent Division of WisePlant HQ, which is part of WiseGroup Companies. WisePlant HQ is a multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in industrial automation, founded on a commitment for enhancing cybersecurity in critical industries and plant systems. WiseSecurity provides specialized cybersecurity services and solutions to leading technology companies, end users, government organizations and systems integrators.
The WiseSecurity Division addresses manufacturer’s biggest concerns, system availability and plant safety, by providing key deliverables: the Source Code Security Audit (SCA), Industrial Security Assessment (ISA), Industrial Protocols Analysis (IPA), and Education (EDU).
The SCA is intended to help technology manufacuters and software developers find security weaknesses in source code and make recommendations to increase security. WiseSecurity experts use both manual methods and proprietary tools to find software security deficiencies and are organized to work directly with client R&D teams.
WiseSecurity industrial security assessment services provide end users with a complete and accurate understanding of their cybersecurity posture and make recommendations for improving security. WiseSecurity experts conduct analysis using market-leading frameworks for industrial environments, such as the ISA99 series, NIST, and NERC.
“We are excited to support the ISASecure Cyber Security Conformance Scheme,” said Maximillian Kon, co-founder and Managing Director of WisePLant. “ISASecure will help us accomplish our core objectives: to assist end users, systems integrators, software developers, and technology manufacturers to build a wiser Industry, to run better and safer plants, to reduce/eliminate waste, to create safer working environments, and to protect assets with intelligent and safe use of technology.”
“We are pleased with the addition of WiseSecurity,” stated Andre Ristaino, ISCI Managing Director, “Max Kon has been an active member of ISA and we are grateful for his continued support.”
About WisePlant & WiseSecurity
WisePlant was founded in 2010, with the objective to provide solutions to attend market needs in areas of complex technology such as Industrial IT, manufacturing processes automation, and life automation. WisePlant has a presence in several countries of South America; currently in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. WiseSecurity is an independent division of WisePlant, dedicated exclusively to develop Industrial CyberSecurity Best Practices, through providing consulting and professional services to technology manufacturers, systems integrators, and End Users at any vertical industry and especially to Critical Infrastructures.
About the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI)
Founded in 2007, the ISA Security Compliance Institute’s mission is to provide the highest level of assurance possible for the cyber security of industrial automation control systems (IACS).
The Institute was established by thought leaders from major organizations in the industrial automation controls community seeking to improve the cyber security posture of Critical Infrastructure for generations to come. ISCI Members include Chevron, ExxonMobil, Aramco Services, Honeywell, Invensys (now Schneider Electric), Yokogawa, exida, Codenomicon, CSSC, and IPA-Japan.
The Institute’s goals are realized through industry standards compliance programs, education, technical support, and improvements in suppliers’ development processes and users’ life cycle management practices. The ISASecure® designation ensures that IACS products conform to industry consensus cyber security standards such as ISA/ IEC 62443, providing confidence to users of ISASecure products and systems and creating product differentiation for suppliers conforming to the ISASecure specification.
ISASecure® is a registered trademark of the ISA Security Compliance Institute.
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