Emerson has announced the opening of its newest cybersecurity laboratory to help manufacturers confidently adopt digital transformation strategies, while protecting the integrity of their plant operations, networks, systems and data.
A team of cybersecurity experts will staff the facility, which is located at the Emerson Innovation Centre in Pune, India. The laboratory is part of Emerson’s larger global cybersecurity network, and 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,” said Lal Karsanbhai, Executive President of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business. “Emerson’s investment in a broad portfolio of technologies and services is helping global leaders accelerate their digital transformation with confidence.”
“Our customers are looking for a partner to help navigate the complex technology landscape so they can design a secure and robust digital ecosystem for their operations,” Karsanbhai said. “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 optimise performance.”