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OPSWAT to Unveil Next Gen Cybersecurity Kiosk for Protecting Critical Infrastructure

OPSWAT | July 08, 2021

The global leader in Critical Infrastructure Protection, OPSWAT, has announced the availability of the L1001, its next-generation MetaDefender Kiosk. It offers an important option for cybersecurity prevention for both Operational Technology (OT) environments and Industrial Control Systems (ICS).  Both have experienced an bigger number of ransomware AND cybersecurity attacks ewcwntly..

Such as cyberattacks surge, among the critical infrastructure sectors, there is a heightened sense of security. Malware, targeted attacks, and ransomware have recently interrupted the service of food and agriculture, energy, defense industrial base, and healthcare. all 16 critical infrastructure sectors now being threatened by copycat attacks.

MetaDefender Kiosks of OPSWAT used to protect critical infrastructure environments and ICS that include over 98% of US-based nuclear facilities, from various zero-day attacks and malware.
The mainstream of these settings modernize their air-gapped or OT settings through the practice of movable media devices, which OPSWAT can scan, audit, and clean before malware spreads a highly serious OT network.


The L1001 deals a totally reshaped form feature which structures better-quality manageability choices, automatic updating, and quicker file and device scanning for enhanced cybersecurity. Further advancements and benefits also include:

• Simplified deployment and manageability
• Lower maintenance requirements
• Higher performance and security

The MetaDefender Kiosk, L1001, is combined into the wider OPSWAT Cross Domain portfolio of solutions for ICS environments and Critical Infrastructure.

About OPSWAT

OPSWAT, the global leader in critical infrastructure cybersecurity, helps protect the world's mission-critical establishments from zero-day attacks and malware. More than 1,000 organizations worldwide spanning Defense, Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing, Transportation Systems, and Aerospace trust OPSWAT to secure their files and devices.

Spotlight

Data breaches in the health care industry have surged in the past few years. The health care industry is currently the largest attack surface of the critical infrastructure. Among all of America’s critical infrastructures, the health care sector is the most targeted and is plagued by perpetual persistent attacks from numerous unknown malicious hackers, intent on exploiting vulnerabilities in insecure and antiquated networks in order to exfiltrate patient health records (ICIT, 2016).Medical identity theft continues to rise and is predicted to worsen in 2016. Medical identity theft occurs when personally identifiable information (PII) is used by someone else for health care, health coverage, disability benefits, financial fraud and more.Recently the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) pressured the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a 10 November 2015 letter to gain information on how the HHS intends to protect the integrity of health care data in spite of the growing alarm that the health care industry is ripe for more data breaches (United States Senate, 2015).

Spotlight

Data breaches in the health care industry have surged in the past few years. The health care industry is currently the largest attack surface of the critical infrastructure. Among all of America’s critical infrastructures, the health care sector is the most targeted and is plagued by perpetual persistent attacks from numerous unknown malicious hackers, intent on exploiting vulnerabilities in insecure and antiquated networks in order to exfiltrate patient health records (ICIT, 2016).Medical identity theft continues to rise and is predicted to worsen in 2016. Medical identity theft occurs when personally identifiable information (PII) is used by someone else for health care, health coverage, disability benefits, financial fraud and more.Recently the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) pressured the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a 10 November 2015 letter to gain information on how the HHS intends to protect the integrity of health care data in spite of the growing alarm that the health care industry is ripe for more data breaches (United States Senate, 2015).

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