Egis and Cylus Partner to launch a Center of Excellence, for rail cybersecurity services

11/13/2020

Egis and Cylus, the leading rail cybersecurity company, announced today that they are joining forces to form a Center of Excellence for advanced, rail-focused, cybersecurity services. The Center of Excellence will support rail companies around the world in building their cyber resiliency and securing their critical networks.

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for the railway industry. Egis and Cylus bring their combined expertise in offering end-to-end cybersecurity services, encompassing the rail operational network’s life-cycle. Built upon the world’s foremost experts, methodologies, technologies, and standards (IEC 62443), the Center of Excellence delivers a wide array of advanced security solutions and services to customers worldwide. From development of strategy, through identification of cyber risks, to detection and response to incidents, railway companies will be supported in all aspects of cybersecurity.

“ We are excited to collaborate with Cylus, the leading rail cybersecurity company. Joining forces enables us to provide our customers, unique domain expertise as well as cutting-edge cybersecurity know-how and best practices. ” Says Olivier Bouvart, Executive Director Rail of Egis and adds “ We decided to take action and be proactive in supporting our customers by preparing them for the growing risk of cyber threats. ”

“ We’re excited to work with Egis, which has decades of experience in providing mobility services around the globe. ” Says Amir Levintal, CEO of Cylus, “ This partnership strengthens our capabilities to provide end-to-end support to rail organizations in meeting the specter of cyber threats. Our joint services are designed specifically for the railway industry and will enable our customer to focus on their day-to-day operations, business, and growth, leaving their cyber-defense management to our security experts. We are certain that this partnership will drive the rail industry towards a cyber-safe future. ”