Emerson adds cybersecurity lab to help manufacturers with digital transformation

Tuesday July 30, 2019
Written by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
July 30, 2019 – Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, has opened a cybersecurity lab to help manufacturers confidently adopt digital transformation strategies, while protecting the integrity of their plant operations, networks, systems and data.

The facility is part of Emerson’s larger global cybersecurity network, and is staffed by a team of cybersecurity experts in Pune, India, Maharashtra at the Emerson Innovation Center. The centre houses 900 employees total who are focused on innovation and training for development engineers.

The Pune lab will focus on defining security requirements, designing threat models and security walkthroughs, maintaining security practices and simulating cyber attacks in industrial environments to identify and address potential vulnerabilities.

"Cybersecurity is frequently cited by customers as a top consideration for Industrial Internet of Things adoption," says Lal Karsanbhai, executive president of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business, in a release. "This new centre further extends our leadership in industrial transformation and enhances our ability to collaborate with customers on the critical element of cybersecurity as they adopt the latest digital technologies to optimize performance."

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