Radiflow's New Version of CIARA - OT Risk Platform Transforms Industrial Cybersecurity

Radiflow | May 31, 2021

Radiflow has received extensive industry appreciation for its one-of-a-kind, fully IEC62443-compliant Cyber Industrial Automated Risk Analysis Platform (CIARA), enabling CISOs to optimize their cybersecurity expenditure non-intrusively simulating breach attempts in industrial automation networks and prioritizing the most effective mitigation measures.

In accordance with Radiflow's ongoing mission of "Taking the guesswork out of OT cybersecurity," the latest edition of CIARA allows users to further customize their cybersecurity optimization with additional operational and budgetary criteria.

Ilan Barda, CEO of Radiflow, announced the new features: "CIARA was warmly received in the market as the first-of-its-kind OT BAS solution (breach attack simulation). Since its release, we have seen an increase in demand for risk prioritization in the dynamic OT/ICS threat landscape. Our new edition responds to the critical need for data-driven decision-making. We are delighted to assist CISOs in developing the best budget-driven mitigation strategy."

Users of the updated version of CIARA can now:

Customize their OT-security optimization: Users can now choose from a wide range of factors to find a balance between security, compliance, and budget. CIARA prioritizes security requirements for mitigation measures (SRs) that match the chosen criterion to maximize their cybersecurity ROI. Among the current optimization criteria are:

• Zone impact: What is the financial impact of a disruption in that zone?

• Which zone has the lowest tolerated risk (as specified by the user)?

• Which zones have the highest disparity between real security measures and those prescribed by the IEC62443 standard?

New supply chain threats are included in attack simulations: Supply chain attacks, such as the SolarWinds breach, take advantage of vendor networks' vulnerabilities. In addition to the fundamental requirement control groups in IEC62443, CIARA users can now add a security control group for Supply Chain attacks (NIST 800-161) to CIARA's breach simulations, including such attack strategies prioritize the effectiveness of relevant mitigation measures.

Budget and Plan :

CIARA's new OT security project planner generates a complete quarterly mitigation plan based on the user's optimization preferences, balancing the estimated cost of mitigation controls against the quarterly budget constraints.

About Radiflow

These new features enhance Radiflow's objective to eliminate the guesswork from OT security. Radiflow is committed to assisting CISOs in prioritizing their activities by providing industrial threat detection and risk management solutions.


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