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Source: Lindsey Hale, Program Manager
FoxGuard Solutions, Inc. is working with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) located in Gathersburg, MD on their Energy Sector Asset Management (ESAM) Project and Use Case to develop practical, inter operable cybersecurity approaches that address the real-world needs of complex Operational Technology (OT) / Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments. By accelerating dissemination and use of these integrated tools and technologies for protecting OT/ICS assets, the NCCoE will enhance trust in U.S. IT communications, data, and storage systems; reduce risk for companies and individuals using IT systems; and encourage development of innovative, job-creating cybersecurity products and services.
Also participating in the project are ForeScout Technologies, Tripwire, Dragos, Splunk, KORE Wireless, TDi Technologies and Veracity Industrial Networks. The collective efforts from the collaboration with these companies and the NCCoE will result in a publicly available NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide that will document best practices form the energy sector on how to effectively identify, manage, monitor and control their operational technology (OT) assets.
The project aims to address the following features of asset management:
Expected Industry Benefits
Interested in learning more?
Engage with the NCCoE and follow the collaboration through the official project web page.
Note: NIST does not evaluate commercial products under this Consortium and does not endorse any product or service used. Additional information on this Consortium can be found at https://www.nccoe.nist.gov/projects/use-cases/energy-sector/asset-management
You can also find the full Energy Sector Asset Management Project description here:
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