Partnership Aims to Develop a Solution to Combat National Cybersecurity Threats
CHICAGO, Ill. (May 1, 2013) — MAVERICK Technologies, the largest independent systems integrator in North America, announced today a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Logos Technologies and Global Velocity to develop a solution set to protect U.S. national infrastructure from potential cyber-attacks.
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems remotely monitor and control industrial processes at nuclear plants, sewage treatment facilities and other critical sites. However, most SCADA systems were designed before the emergence of network threats, leaving this infrastructure most vulnerable to intrusion.
“Our SCADA systems are no longer simple structures with simple components. Any catastrophic loss of data, servers and network infrastructure would have a huge impact on the public sector,” said Paul Galeski, CEO of MAVERICK Technologies. “So we see a...