Egis and Cylus Collaborate to Introduce a Center of Excellence for Rail Cybersecurity Services

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Egis and Cylus have announced joining forces to form a Center of Excellence for innovative, rail-based cybersecurity services.

FREMONT, CA: Egis and Cylus have recently announced that they are joining forces to form a Center of Excellence for innovative, rail-based cybersecurity services. Furthermore, the Center of Excellence will even support rail companies all over the world so that they can develop cyber resiliency and secure crucial networks.

Cybersecurity has become a rising concern for the railway industry. Egis and Cylus bring their combined skills while providing end-to-end cybersecurity services that consist of every aspect of the rail operational network's life cycle. It is designed by the world's leading experts, based on methodologies, technologies, and standards (IEC 62443). The Center of Excellence provides a wide range of innovative security solutions and services to customers worldwide. The railway companies will be supported in every cybersecurity feature, starting from developing a strategy by identifying cyber risks to detect and respond to incidents.

According to Olivier Bouvart, Executive Director of Rail of Egis, the company is excited to cooperate with Cylus, a prominent rail cybersecurity organization. Collaborating will help them offer their customers unique domain expertise and cutting-edge cybersecurity know-how and best practices. The company has even decided to act and be proactive in supporting the customers by preparing them for the increasing risk of cyber threats.

As per Amir Levintal, CEO of Cylus, the organization is thrilled to work with Egis Rail that has immense experience in offering mobility services worldwide. The collaboration will also strengthen their abilities to provide end-to-end support to rail organizations while meeting the cyber threats. The joint services are designed particularly for the railway industry. They will allow the customer to prioritize their day-to-day operations, business, and growth, leaving their cyber-defense management to the security experts. They are confident that the collaboration will drive the rail industry towards a cyber-safe future.

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