Quantinuum | January 06, 2022
A global leader in quantum computing software, Strangeworks, announced its collaboration with the largest integrated, stand-alone quantum computing company in the world, Quantinuum. Quantinuum offers various vertically integrated solutions, such as comprehensive, hardware-agnostic quantum software and the highest-performing quantum computer.
This collaboration aims at implementing quantum-enhanced cryptographic keys, Quantum Origin, and Quantinuuminto the Strangeworks ecosystem.
As the world's first commercial product to generate cryptographic keys using quantum computers, Quantum Origin will become an essential ecosystem component. It will also provide seamless access to superior cryptographic keys to its users to help protect them against current security threats.
"It's fitting that Strangeworks would expand its industry-leading platform to include quantum technology to help defend against today's cyber threats,We are excited to integrate Quantum Origin to generate the strongest cryptographic keys for Strangeworks and their customers, based on verifiable quantum randomness."
Duncan Jones, Head of Cybersecurity at Quantinuum and Cambridge Quantum
Strangeworks, as the world's leading Quantum Service Provider™, is constantly improving to provide its users with the latest quantum-based security offerings through the ecosystem. It is crucial to enable the latest in cybersecurity technology, such as the variety of quantum systems available and the data sharing with its users. Once they implement Quantum Origin, they will become the first to do it.
"We're excited to welcome Quantinuum into the Quantum Syndicate. Expanding our managed quantum services to encompass cyber security is a natural addition to our enterprise offerings," said William Hurley, founder and CEO of Strangeworks. "The integration of Quantum Origin enables enterprises around the world with a seamless path to quantum-generated cryptographic keys to protect their sensitive data."
WIRELESS AND MOBILE SECURITY
prnewswire | January 13, 2021
BeachFleischman PC, Arizona's biggest privately claimed CPA firm, declares it has gone into a concurrence with the Phoenix-based network safety firm, Silent Sector, to sell and market Silent Sector's online protection administrations to its customers all through Arizona and cross country. The arrangement grows the current cooperation between the two firms and joins the qualities of both to shield mid-market and arising organizations from digital assaults. The declaration is essential for BeachFleischman's development intends to furnish organizations with extended vital and operational warning arrangements past customary bookkeeping, examining, and charge administrations.
"Silent Sector has years of expertise building cybersecurity programs across multiple sectors to help businesses create a competitive advantage, protect their resources and reduce vulnerabilities," said Marc Fleischman, CPA, Chief Executive Officer of BeachFleischman. "We see how disruptive forces are accelerating digital transformation, ecommerce and remote working, and our collaboration with Silent Sector provides our clients with reliable guidance to support their cybersecurity strategy, implementation, and compliance. We look forward to working together."
"Silent Sector sees many mid-market and emerging companies struggle to build an effective cybersecurity program to protect their organizations while achieving compliance requirements," said Zach Fuller, Founding Partner of Silent Sector. "For companies without an in-house cybersecurity team, we provide the capabilities of a CISO, Security Engineer, and Security Architect for a fraction of the cost of hiring a single, full-time cybersecurity professional with experience. This makes proper cybersecurity accessible to companies that recognize the need for a formalized security program, but don't have limitless resources."
Supplementing BeachFleischman's market reach and scope of expert business administrations, Silent Sector gives online protection benefits that the two firms perceive as being basic to the achievement and life span of mid-market and arising associations.
Disclaimer: BeachFleischman PC and Silent Sector, LLC are separate independent legal entities and are not joint ventures, partners or members of a formal business organization. Neither BeachFleischman PC nor Silent Sector, LLC has the authority to bind, act for or incur liability on behalf of the other.
About BeachFleischman PC: BeachFleischman PC is Arizona's largest locally-owned CPA firm and a Top 200 largest CPA firm in the United States. The firm has over 200 client service and administrative professionals, and provides advisory, accounting, assurance and tax services to businesses (U.S. and foreign-based), organizations and individuals. BeachFleischman serves clients doing business domestically and internationally and specializes in a variety of Industry-related practice areas, including cannabis, construction, financial & professional, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, manufacturing, not-for-profit and technology businesses.
SparkCognition | June 15, 2020
SparkCognition and Siemens today announced a new collaboration on a cybersecurity system, DeepArmor Industrial, fortified by Siemens.
Designed to protect endpoint, or remote, operational technology (OT) assets across the energy value chain by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor and detect cyberattacks.
Cyberattacks on the energy industry are on the rise in volume and in sophistication, and they increasingly threaten companies' physical safety and security.
SparkCognition and Siemens today announced a new collaboration on a cybersecurity system, DeepArmor Industrial, fortified by Siemens, which is designed to protect endpoint, or remote, operational technology (OT) assets across the energy value chain by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor and detect cyberattacks. The innovative AI-driven system will deliver next-generation antivirus, threat detection, application control, and zero-day attack prevention to endpoint power generation, oil and gas, and transmission and distribution assets, which for the first time brings fleet level cybersecurity monitoring and protection capabilities to the energy industry.
Cyberattacks on the energy industry are on the rise in volume and in sophistication, and they increasingly threaten companies' physical safety and security, business operations, and the critical infrastructure that powers communities throughout the world," said Leo Simonovich, Head of Industrial Cybersecurity at Siemens. "Many energy companies with remote, endpoint assets have struggled to defend their environment because they either lacked the visibility to detect, or the agility to mitigate, cyberattacks that threaten operational technologies.
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Together with Siemens, we are excited to bring next-generation endpoint protection that is specifically designed to increase the cyber resilience of OT networks and prevent advanced threat actors from impacting critical infrastructure.
This new partnership combines Siemens' cybersecurity expertise in securing operational technology with SparkCognition's expertise in artificial intelligence to deliver the energy industry's first solution capable of detecting and protecting remote assets against cyberattacks. Through our extensive work with the energy industry, we've seen the pain points and challenges the industry is facing right now," said Sridhar Sudarsan, Chief Technology Officer at SparkCognition. "The industry needs security solutions that can both operate autonomously and are designed with the modern industrial environment in mind.
The threat of mega cyberattacks targeting critical infrastructure is worsening, according to a joint study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and Siemens that surveyed global energy industry executives on a wide range of threats, vulnerabilities, and strategies required to protect oil and gas assets. The study found that 67 percent of respondents believe the risk level to industrial control systems over the past few years has substantially increased because of cyber threats. The study also found that 61 percent of respondents said their organization's industrial control systems protection and security was not adequate.
Cyberattacks on the energy industry are on the rise in volume and in sophistication, and they increasingly threaten companies' physical safety and security, business operations.
OT assets operating in the field today are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks as much of the energy industry's critical infrastructure was engineered before the widespread digitization of industrial control systems. This leaves portions - or entire fleets - without the ability to be patched or cost effectively updated with new security defenses. With award-winning machine learning technology, a multinational footprint, and expert teams focused on defense, IIoT, and finance, SparkCognition builds artificial intelligence systems to advance the most important interests of society. Our customers are trusted with protecting and advancing lives, infrastructure, and financial systems across the globe.
Siemens Gas and Power GmbH & Co. KG is the global energy business of the Siemens group, which has been working with its customers on solutions for the evolving demands of industry and society for more than 150 years. With planned stock listing, Siemens' energy business will operate independently as Siemens Energy in the future. It will offer broad expertise across the entire energy value chain, along with a comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators, the oil and gas industry, and other energy-intensive industries.
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