ISA Selects Wurldtech As Service Provider For New Industrial Cyber Security Tool
Wurldtech's Security Experts to Support Users of Newly Launched CS2SAT - Control Systems Cyber Security Self Assessment ToolVANCOUVER, BC - January 22, 2008 - Wurldtech Security Technologies, a leading provider of cyber-security solutions to SCADA, process-control and critical infrastructure worldwide, is proud to announce the company has been named by ISA as an approved service provider to support users of the newly launched Control Systems Cyber Security Self Assessment Tool (CS2SAT). The CS2SAT application, developed by Idaho National Labs (INL) as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Control System Security Program or CSSP, is an online tool that provides organizations that use SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and industrial control systems with a self-assessment tool for evaluating the security of the control system. As part of a marketing and distribution agreement between the DHS and ISA, the ISA's Automation Standards Compliance Institute has selected industry leaders such as Wurldtechâ„¢ to participate in implementation and support services for this newly launched tool. "We congratulate ISA and the DHS for the launch of the CS2SAT tool," said Tyler Williams, President and CEO of Wurldtech Security Technologies. "Cyber-security is a significant concern for all industrial organizations and the CS2SAT tool will help to mitigate risks before they threaten or damage confidence in the industrial automation community. By participating in the CS2SAT's support program, Wurldtech is demonstrating its leadership in providing solutions to protect mission-critical systems and commitment to ensuring the safe and reliable operation of the world's critical infrastructure." As part of the customer service program, each purchased CS2SAT license includes two (2) free hours of phone support from ISA approved industrial automation controls security experts. Wurldtech's VP of Security Services, Bryan Singer, CISM, CISSP, Co-Chair of ISA SP99, who participated in the review and acceptance of this tool for the ISA, will lead the company's support services efforts as one of the security experts selected to assist buyers to successfully implement the application. "As a recognized leader in industrial cyber-security, we are very pleased to have Wurldtech on board to support the adoption of the CS2SAT tool," stated Andre Ristaino, Managing Director, ISA Security Compliance Institute. "Their unique domain expertise combined with unparalleled experience in facilitating the integration of new security technologies within the industrial automation industry will help to ensure a more successful implementation and maximize the overall value of this tool." The CS2SAT tool consists of a detailed questionnaire designed to address facility specific control system information. Results are collected and appropriate recommendations to improve the system's cyber-security landscape are presented. The CS2SAT is based on control system related federal codes, industry standards, and best practices to assist individuals performing an assessment in identifying actionable control system cyber security mitigations. For information about the CS2SAT tool, including capabilities, pricing, and availability, please visit www.isa.org/asci/CS2SAT. The CS2SAT tool may be purchased from ISA's Security Compliance Institute by emailing email@example.com or calling (919) 549-8411. The Department of Homeland Security provides a wealth of helpful information for securing control systems residing in critical infrastructure at www.uscert.gov/control_systems.