Wurldtech, TÜV Partner in Testing, Certification

Thursday, October 24, 2013 @ 06:10 PM gHale

Security provider Wurldtech Security Technologies and TÜV SÜD, a global testing, inspection, and certification services organization, are partnering to provide product testing and IEC-62443 compliance certification for Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS).

This certification program allows critical infrastructure manufacturers to assure their customers that its processes and products meet and exceed established cyber security best practice benchmarks.

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Combined with TÜV SÜD and its Americas subsidiary, TÜV SÜD America, Wurldtech’s Achilles communication robustness testing and security best practices benchmarks will enable market penetration globally and expansion to new users.

“This partnership with TÜV SÜD will provide Wurldtech with a much broader reach to scale quickly and expand industry security testing and certification to the upcoming IEC 62443 standard,” said Wurldtech CTO and founder, Nate Kube.

“IACS stakeholders are faced with a daunting task: protecting systems against cyber attacks. Combined, our two companies’ strengths form a potent program which IACS stakeholders can leverage to create and maintain systems and components with robust cyber security. The industry will benefit from our partnership,” said Steve Dykstra, vice president, Testing, TÜV SÜD America.

Joint compliance certification and testing will be available starting in the first quarter next year.

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