Leonardo Partners with Nozomi

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 05:03 PM gHale

Aerospace, defense and security provider Leonardo partnered with network monitoring provider, Nozomi Networks to offer increased network visibility in a move to enhance Leonardo’s Cyber Protection Program for Industrial and Critical National Infrastructures (CNI).

“The cyber threat to critical infrastructure, industrial systems and operational technology networks is at an all-time high, thus generating growing customer demand for better protection,” said Andrea Biraghi, managing director of Leonardo’s Security & Information Systems Division. “We’ve partnered with Nozomi Networks because they provide the strongest possible solution when it comes to detecting anomalies early and proactively, preventing threats within our customers’ environments.”

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Deep knowledge of the complexities of ICS networks, continuous innovation and expertise in artificial intelligence were the reasons why Leonardo went with Nozomi Networks and its SCADAguardian product, officials said.

Now in its third generation of technology, Nozomi’s technolgoy includes real-time ICS monitoring, industrial network visualization, hybrid ICS threat and anomaly detection, asset inventory and vulnerability assessment.

Focused on the military and CNI fields, Leonardo provides a systemic approach that covers the entire lifecycle of cybersecurity programs including security governance, assessment and design of digital infrastructures, the adoption of specific technologies for SCADA/ICS protection, the design and operation of industrial security operations centers and cyber threat intelligence systems.

Leonardo is pursuing an open innovation approach, in line with the strategic drivers of the Industrial Plan recently presented, collaborating with the best universities and national institutions of the countries in which the Company operates and activating synergies and qualified partnerships with innovative start-up to integrate the best technologies.

“(Leonado has) an intimate understanding of the unique demands these networks face and we look forward to helping them make infrastructure around the world more safe,” Nozomi Networks co-founder and chief product officer Andrea Carcano.

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