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Honeywell and Palo Alto Networks to collaborate

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) and Palo Alto Networks® are collaborating to boost the cyber security capabilities of control systems used by industrial facilities and critical infrastructure.

Honeywell’s Industrial Cyber Security business is now offering the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to industrial customers. The collaboration enables customers to better prevent cyberattacks against their Process Control Networks (PCN) and Operational Technology (OT) environments in order to protect their assets and maximise production uptime and safety.

The joint solution offers unrivalled process network traffic monitoring and advanced threat prevention across the automation environment. It combines Palo Alto Networks’ advanced and natively integrated security platform with Honeywell’s unique process control domain expertise to provide a cyber security solution tailored for industrial customers. This next-generation offering enhances Honeywell’s comprehensive portfolio of cyber security solutions, including its Industrial Cyber Security Risk Manager platform.

“The collaboration with Palo Alto Networks expands our ability to provide proactive intrusion prevention resulting in more robust protection for our customers. It is an example of Honeywell’s unique multi-vendor approach that integrates state-of-the-art technology with proven expertise so that customers can confidently rely on our cyber security capabilities, quickly and effectively prevent threats, and focus on their daily operations.” - Jeff Zindel, vice president and general manager, cyber security, Honeywell Process Solutions

“Connecting vital infrastructure to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) comes with tremendous benefit, but also associated cyber risks. Our work with Honeywell addresses the cyber risk with next-generation security designed to meet the needs of industrial customers and provide them with threat detection and prevention capabilities previously unseen in the industry.” - Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president of business and corporate development, Palo Alto Networks


Adapted from a press release by David Bizley

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