Thales and Nettitude announce teaming agreement to provide combined threat intelligence and monitoring
- 15.11.2018 10:57 am
Announced today at the Cyber Security Summit in London, Thales and Nettitude, part of the Lloyd’s Register (LR) Group, have signed a teaming agreement to work together to provide enhanced threat intelligence and monitoring across critical national infrastructure markets and financial services.
Offering complementary experience sets and market knowledge, Thales and Nettitude will deliver unrivalled cyber resiliency across information technology (IT) and operating technology (OT) environments.
Thales’s strong pedigree in delivering high assurance services for critical operating technology across the globe, combined with Nettitude’s expertise in threat intelligence will create an unparalleled force in delivering cyber resiliency across IT and OT environments.
Nettitude and Thales will be principally collaborating on threat-led Red Teaming exercises in critical infrastructures; the timely exchange of threat information gathered through Nettitude’s threat feeds, Incident Response and Reverse Engineering of malware between both parties.
LR, which acquired Nettitude in March this year, is a professional services company specialising in engineering and technology solutions that improve the safety and performance of complex, critical infrastructure. Operating across multiple industry sectors in over 75 countries, LR employs over 7,000 permanent employees.
The relationship will result in clients being offered increased technical assurance with focused vulnerability research on key operating technologies.
Gareth Williams, VP Secure Information & Communications Systems, Thales UK:
“The new partnership with Nettitude and Lloyds Register allows us to provide complementary experience across a range of threat surfaces. Their experience in assuring regulated markets and understanding the threat vectors will form a tremendous synergy with our experience securing the operating technology across our markets of Defence, Government & Critical National Infrastructure.”
Rowland Johnson CEO Nettitude:
“We believe this is a key strategic partnership for Nettitude, Lloyds Register and Thales which will result in improved and market leading capabilities for the IT/OT industries. Thales’ advanced capability in delivering Operating Technology Assurance within critical infrastructures combined with Nettitude’s best in class, threat-led Red Teaming and Lloyd’s Register’s reputation and experience in the global assurance market makes this a unique and exciting collaboration for our industries.”