Ron Brash Named to Control and Plant Engineering’s 2020 Engineering Leaders Under 40

Industrial control system management and cyber security provider Verve Industrial Protection announced Ron Brash, Director of Cyber Security Insights, was named to the 2020 Engineering Leaders Under 40 list, presented by CFE Media’s Control Engineering and Plant Engineering. The annual list recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who make a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions.

The goal of the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program is to call attention to successful young engineers and show how manufacturers recruit and develop the next generation of professionals.

Ron leads Verve’s vulnerability research, cyber risk, and firmware in OT/critical infrastructure. His insights and analysis inform Verve’s technology and product direction, and provides valuable guidance in client engagements.

 

To learn more about Ron and this award, see the full press release here.

Verve Security Center Unveils Version 8.0 to Enhance Ease of Use, Depth of Insight and Speed to Remediation for ICS Cyber Security

CHICAGOApril 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Verve is pleased to announce the latest major release of the Verve Security Center, Version 8.0. Over the past decade, Verve’s engineering team worked closely with our clients and advisors to continuously improve the functionality of the platform. Version 8.0 significantly enhances the ease of use, depth of insight, and speed to remediation of cyber risks. Version 8.0 builds on Verve’s unique approach to integrated OT-IT security.

 

Read more about the latest Verve Security Center enhancements here.

Verve Industrial Enhances Partnership with VMware Carbon Black

CHICAGOMarch 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Verve Industrial is proud to announce a strategic partnership to integrate VMware Carbon Black App Control into the Verve Security Center for stronger OT endpoint protection and management.

VMware Carbon Black App Control is an industry-leading application control product, used to lock down servers and critical systems, prevent unwanted changes and enable continuous compliance with regulatory mandates. Integration into the Verve Security Center (VSC) brings cyber awareness data for quick analysis of cyber threats in ICS environments.

 

See the integration in action in this demo video or read more about the VMware Carbon Black / Verve Industrial partnership.

Verve Industrial Protection Named Top Cybersecurity Solution in 2020

CHICAGOFeb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Verve Industrial Protection is thrilled to be recognized as a best-in-class OT cybersecurity solution in the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. The Verve Security Center (VSC) received Gold Awards in each category it was nominated: ICS/SCADA, Vulnerability Management, Integrated Risk Management, and Security Management.

cybersecurity excellence gold winner 2020

Read the full press release to understand why the Verve Security Center was recognized as the best cyber security solution for these four categories.

Verve’s OT Cyber Security Solution: A Quarter Century in Review

In 2020, Verve Industrial celebrates our 25th year in business. We are reflective of this quarter-century mark and thankful to our clients, teammates and partners as we embark on the second quarter of our hundred-year journey.

The results of this evolution have been nothing short of astounding. Just in the past year alone, Verve has:

  • increased our new customer introduction by 5x
  • expanded assets under management by 3x
  • helped clients remediate tens of thousands of vulnerabilities and configuration errors, at least doubling their cyber security maturity
  • all leading to an increase in bookings of 3x

Read the full post to learn about Verve’s evolution in ICS and what we attribute our growth to.

Verve Industrial Protection Announces Partnership with MxD, the US DOD’s Hub for Manufacturing Cyber Security

Verve Industrial Protection announced they have partnered with MxD, the US Department of Defense Hub for Cyber Security in Manufacturing to help accelerate the maturity of cyber security across the manufacturing supply chain.

MxD is the result of a public-private partnership to advance the US position in digital manufacturing. Since 2017, the institute with funding from the DOD has developed an initial roadmap, begun pilots with several small and medium manufacturers, and leveraged its unique manufacturing testbed to further develop manufacturing cyber security.

Read more about the partnership between Verve Industrial and MxD here.

Verve Industrial Protection – Announces Release of Version 7.0 The Next Phase in the Evolution of Operational Technology Systems Management (OTSM)

CHICAGOApril 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Verve Industrial Protection, the global leader in operational technology (OT) cybersecurity, today announced the release of version 7.0 of its flagship product, the Verve Security Center (VSC).  This release is a reflection of growing client demand to:

  1. Integrate IT/OT cyber security, delivering similar IT system security management safely into OT environments.
  2. Reduce operational gaps between vulnerability/threat detection and remediation/response.
  3. Enable risk management and remediation prioritization by understanding an asset’s full risk context such as criticality and compensating controls.
  4. Reduce the time/cost of network segmentation efforts with empirical data on inventory, flows, and endpoint risks.
  5. Simplify and improve OT security by integrating operational data (DCS alarms, asset performance etc.) into a single, aggregated dashboard for ease of use and increased visibility.

Learn more about how VSC version 7.0 changes the OT vulnerability management landscape.

Verve Industrial Recognized for Cybersecurity Excellence in ICS/SCADA Security and Security Management

The 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Based on the strength of their nomination and the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community, Verve has been announced as a Silver Medal Winner in both the ICS/SCADA security category and the Security Management category. This award is handed out each year by polling close to half a million Cybersecurity professionals for their votes on who is making a difference in each discipline.

cybersecurity excellence awards 2019

See the full blog post to understand what makes Verve Industrial a leader in ICS/SCADA and Security Management.

Verve wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Growth Leadership Award for OT Cybersecurity

We were thrilled to receive the “Growth Excellence Leadership Award” from Frost & Sullivan last week. As the award reads, “Frost & Sullivan bestows this award upon the company that demonstrates excellence in growth and customer value. The award recognizes the superiority of the product/service as well as the overall customer, purchase, ownership, and service experience offered, resulting in the recipient company seeing above-market growth and a greater share of wallet.” This is a testament to our team’s dedicated focus to helping our customers simplify the complexities of OT cybersecurity and reliability. Our combination of a comprehensive, cross-vendor platform combined with deep industrial process experts enables us to support customers through their security journey. Thanks so much to F&S for the recognition and our customers for their support! Read more about Verve’s Growth Leadership Award here.

Verve recognized by Frost & Sullivan for the Growth Leadership Award for OT Cybersecurity

Verve Industrial Protection and Dexcent Inc Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Integrated Cybersecurity Solution throughout North America

Collaboration Will Strengthen the Delivery of Verve Security Center Throughout North America.

EDMONTON, AB, CANADA AND PADUCAH, KY, USA — April 25, 2018 — Cybersecurity is a technology-driven, people-enabled program, and increasing and then maintaining the overall security posture of the OT/ICS environment can be challenging. Because of this realization, Verve Industrial Protection and Dexcent Inc are investing in next-generation technology and skilled ICS cybersecurity expertise.

 

 

News Highlights

  • The Verve Security Center (VSC) platform provides an ICS-wide view of the real-time health of the OT/ICS cybersecurity environment including embedded equipment to HMIs and workstations and provides unrivalled situational awareness of the ICS cybersecurity posture. By safely combining comprehensive asset profiles with supporting security information from vulnerability scanning to patch, backup and change management, the VSC platform provides unparalleled visibility, management and measurement of OT/ICS security programs.
  • The VSC platform used at regulated and non-regulated companies has proven to be easily scalable, flexible and to provide a significant improvement in security and situational awareness. Using VSC, customers have been able to realize significant gains in their security posture by making wholesale improvements across the board from asset detection through to responding, reporting and taking corrective action.
  • Under the terms of the partnership, Dexcent can offer the Verve Security Center (VSC) platform to its customers to improve performance, security and manageability across their OT/ICS environment. The VSC platform, when combined with Dexcent’s team of cybersecurity and industrial infrastructure professionals, enhances our capabilities to provide customers with an offering to – Manage Every Experience That Matters. This includes field engineering support and maintenance, remote OT network management, remote OT server management, security compliance management, and vendor support.
  • Under the terms of the partnership, Verve grows its trusted team of ICS cybersecurity experts to provide customers with expertise locally available in Canada. Verve will continue to bring their significant experience in Designing for Defence for OT security programs and in Managed Asset Protection services for post-implementation support and maintenance of security programs.
  • In making this announcement, Verve and Dexcent are building on the best-in-class cybersecurity services that they have jointly delivered to their respective customers since 2017. Combined, they form a team of ~100 professionals to be an extension of your ICS operations.
  • The partnership will enable both companies to strengthen their respective ability to provide customers with unmatched skills, performance, and flexibility while reducing the overall total cost of ownership.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements relating to future plans, objectives, products, services and technologies and the expected demand for Verve or Dexcent products and services. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause Verve’s and Dexcent’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause Verve’s or Dexcent’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in demand, sales cycles and prices for Verve and Dexcent products and services, and other factors. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to as of the date hereof, and neither Verve nor Dexcent assumes any obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Any future product, service, feature or related specification that may be referenced in this release is for information purposes only and is not a commitment to deliver any technology or enhancement. Each of Verve and Dexcent reserve the right to modify future product plans at any time.

About Dexcent
We provide a range of highly specialized engineering consulting services and solutions aimed specifically at optimizing industrial plant operations and business performance. Dexcent does this using in-depth knowledge and expertise in industrial analytics & information, cybersecurity & infrastructure, and process control systems.

Our solutions have a simple premise; each is engineered to:

  • empowerstakeholders within the organization with relevant and timely knowledge and information for improved decision-making;
  • enableour customers to achieve operational excellence;
  • protectand secure critical engineering and OT infrastructure; and
  • enhancethe capabilities of industrial systems.

The strength of our company is in our ability to leverage technology and assemble a strong team from within Dexcent, the customer, and other specialized service providers and partners to provide a solution that meets and exceeds your requirements.

About Verve Industrial Protection
Verve is the leading provider of cybersecurity for industrial control systems.  The company’s proprietary Verve Security Center integrates end point detection & response with robust network analysis to provide comprehensive cybersecurity orchestration.  Verve Security Center helps clients achieve rapid maturity increases against NIST, CSC20, NERC CIP, ISA99, ISO27001, and other industrial cybersecurity standards.

The company’s software is backed by 25+ years of industrial controls engineering experience to ensure ongoing low-cost maintenance & remediation support.