Honeywell | June 14, 2021
A global leader in industrial cybersecurity, Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON), has announced the introduction of the Honeywell Advanced Monitoring and Incident Response (AMIR) service. It provides rapid response for emerging and current cyber threats and 24/7 operational technology (OT) cybersecurity detection.
AMIR is a easy to deploy, cost-effective, scalable cybersecurity service that is customized to help OT and IT security teams that is struggling to cope up with the emerging cyber threats that mainly target industrial operational technology networks and control systems (ICS), which happens due to budget constraints and lack of expertise.
AMIR comes as part of Honeywell Forge Managed Security Services (MSS). MSS is an an end-to-end security as a service solution that helps protect control systems, operations, and OT environments. By "hunting" for various anomalous behaviors, including both emerging and known cybersecurity threats, AMIR constantly screens OT environments. It examines indicators of compromise and signals operators to possible problems before major damage can happen. Using proprietary technology, AMIR correlates, collects, prioritizes, and analyzes security proceedings and log data from numerous sources, giving a complete approach to better lessen cyber risk and maintain cybersecurity compliance.
The offerings of the AMIR are already being installed at many sites globally to help companies increase their maturity of cybersecurity. AMIR is combined with the bigger Honeywell Forge Cybersecurity portfolio intended to help further support cyber defenses for functioning surroundings.
A Fortune 100 technology company, Honeywell delivers industry specific solutions such as control technologies for buildings and industry, aerospace products and services, and performance materials globally. Technologies of Honeywell help buildings, aircraft, manufacturing plants, and supply chains.
Cerberus Sentinel | January 10, 2022
Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation announced its acquisition of True Digital Security. First is a cybersecurity consulting and managed services firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz. The latter is a cybersecurity operation and compliance company with offices in New York, Florida, and Oklahoma.
Under the transaction terms, True Digital will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cerberus Sentinel. True Digital's CEO, Rory Sanchez, will continue to lead his professionals and act as a business executive.
“True Digital is an exceptional cultural fit for the Cerberus family of companies. Together we will keep businesses safe as their managed compliance and cybersecurity, plus culture, provider (MCCP+)," said David Jemmett, CEO and Founder of Cerberus Sentinel. He further added, “This acquisition expands and complements our team of deeply experienced cybersecurity professionals and executives, bringing our clients best-of-breed technology, proven processes, and people.”
“True Digital Security is extremely excited to be joining the Cerberus Sentinel family,It’s rare to find a company and leadership team that so closely shares our culture, values, goals, and vision. This move will enable us to jointly accelerate the roll-out of our industry-disruptive TrueSpeed platform, and continue strengthening our premiere managed compliance and cybersecurity services on a global scale.”
Rory Sanchez, CEO of True Digital Security
Dr. Jerald Dawkins, Founder of TRUE-Tulsa and CISO of True Digital Security shared, “As the founder of True Digital Security, I couldn’t be more excited about the next chapter we will write with the Cerberus companies and their leadership team. I’m more passionate now than ever about the potential that lies before us, and I’m thrilled about what the future holds.”
“We have been working with the True Digital team for several months to expand our security and network security monitoring capabilities. We are delighted with the way their expertise and services enhance our MCCP+ security solutions,” Jemmett added. “Our acquisition strategy is focused on bringing together global security talent as partners who want to grow with us as shareholders, leverage our security ecosystem, and are passionate about protecting our clients.”
Healthcare Dive | July 03, 2020
Ransomware hit at least 26 U.S. healthcare providers between January and May, according to Recorded Future, which used open-source reporting to verify the attacks.April and May averaged six ransomware attacks each, compared to five attacks in April and three attacks in May last year. Recorded Future confirmed Maze was responsible for at least six ransomware attacks this year and NetWalker was responsible for at least five.Since 2016, Recorded Future said it cataloged 161 publicly disclosed ransomware attacks targeting healthcare providers. Of the 57 attacks recorded in 2019, at least 10 organizations paid or partially paid the ransom.Last year the healthcare industry was inundated with an unprecedented level of ransomware attacks. Smaller healthcare providers, unable to pay a ransom or recover from the damage, were forced to shutter.