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GE Vernova and Dragos collaborate to protect electric grids from cyber threats

GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business has announced a technology partnership with Dragos offering holistic cybersecurity solutions to safeguard critical infrastructure.
GE Vernova and Dragos collaborate to protect electric grids from cyber threats
Courtesy of GE Vernova.

Through the partnership, GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions business will provide its global grid automation customers with Dragos’ cybersecurity solutions such as the Dragos Platform, Dragos Worldview threat intelligence, and incident response services, aiming to provide a holistic approach to safeguarding their critical infrastructure and other OT environments.

This initiative is set to enhance the defense mechanisms of the electric grid by providing comprehensive OT cybersecurity solutions developed from both companies' extensive experience in the field. As part of this agreement, both companies will collaborate on product and technology integrations to offer more advanced functionalities, including:

Comprehensive Asset Visibility: The Dragos Platform, combined with GE Vernova’s grid automation technology, will offer visibility into OT assets within various industrial energy environments. This will enable organisations to strengthen their OT environment from future cyber-attacks by being able to inventory and monitor assets, track vulnerabilities, and use network monitoring to investigate issues and incidents.

Proactive Threat Detection: Dragos' OT threat intelligence, combined with its real-time monitoring system, will provide cutting-edge threat detection and monitoring capabilities. This will help GE Vernova’s customers identify and mitigate potential risks before they impact operations within critical national infrastructure.

Rapid Incident Response: By combining Dragos' incident response expertise with cybersecurity offerings, critical infrastructure providers will be able to respond swiftly and effectively to minimise downtime and maintain operational continuity.

Global Threat Intelligence: Leveraging Dragos Threat Intelligence, backed by the industry’s largest team of OT cybersecurity experts, GE Vernova will be able to offer its customers visibility into adversary threats, malware, and vulnerabilities impacting industrial sectors.

“We’re dedicated to providing cybersecurity products, solutions, and services that help our customers protect their digital substations and other OT environments from cyber threats” said Claudia Cosoreanu, Grid Automation Chief Technology Officer at GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions Business. “Our partnership with Dragos combines decades of industry-leading expertise in industrial cybersecurity and grid solutions, empowering our customers to defend against cyber threats and strengthen their cybersecurity posture.”

GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions brings decades of expertise in grid automation, offering advanced technologies and solutions to optimise grid performance, enhance reliability and resilience, and facilitate the seamless integration of renewable energy sources.

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GE Vernova

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