Wurldtech’s New Industrial-Centric Firewall

Thursday, October 9, 2014 @ 09:10 AM gHale

Wurldtech Security Technologies today released its Achilles Industrial Next Gen Firewall (NGFW) for operational technology (OT) environments.

This OT-centric firewall monitors network traffic and blocks unexpected and malicious activity to help ensure maximum uptime and secure productivity for industrial operations.

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“Network disruptions can often result in substantial downtime and productivity loss,” said Neil McDonnell, Wurldtech chief executive. “System operators need specific protection to safeguard their industrial and SCADA operations, especially in markets like oil and gas, electric power, nuclear, chemical, manufacturing and water treatment. This latest addition to our broad portfolio of offerings delivers customers industry-leading threat intelligence to protect them from the persistent threat of cyber attack.”

The Achilles Industrial NGFW inspects, secures and tracks industrial protocol traffic by combining the protection of a stateful firewall with intrusion prevention and application visibility and control. It has an easy-to-use graphical interface with drag-and-drop virtual zoning to simplify the management of security policy, the configuration of protection profiles, and the segmentation of the OT network. It also offers comprehensive industrial protocol analysis to provide industrial security visibility.

Achilles Industrial NGFW is an addition to Wurldtech’s portfolio of products and services that assess, protect, and certify critical infrastructure. This approach guides Wurldtech customers through three key steps for managing their cyber security lifecycle:

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