New Yokogawa, Nozomi Networks Deal Secures OT, IoT

Nozomi Networks Inc. and Yokogawa Electric Corporation have extended their partnership to address the global demand for managed security services and solutions. Specifically, designed to holistically satisfy the unique OT and IoT cybersecurity requirements of process manufacturers.

Yokogawa will offer Nozomi Networks’ advanced solutions for OT and IoT visibility, network monitoring, and threat detection to customers worldwide. Most importantly, it will become part of Yokogawa’s OpreX Managed Services. Moreover, Yokogawa will also resell standalone solutions from Nozomi Networks to customers who manage their security programs in-house.

Katsunori Iijima, General Manager of Cybersecurity Management at Yokogawa Electric said the alliance with Nozomi Networks will give their customers access to the industry’s best OT and iOT network monitoring and threat detection. Especially, Yokogawa’s Managed services will have full support for it.

In addition, Iijima said, “(The partnership) with Nozomi, we are able to rapidly deliver deep OT and IoT cybersecurity expertise. Thus, using battle-tested solutions that our customers are demanding.”

Meanwhile, Chet Namboodri, Nozomi Networks Senior Vice President of Global Partner Sales and Development. “…We firmly believe this partnership accelerates our joint mission to help protect process automation assets and networks…from compromise.”

Covers Diverse Industries

Nozomi Networks has a reputation for superior operational visibility, advanced OT, and IoT threat detection. Moreover, it has strengths across deployments.

The company’s solutions support more than 102 million devices in thousands of installations. Particularly, across energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities, building automation, smart cities, and critical infrastructure.

Launched in August 2021, Nozomi Networks’ MSSP Partner Program is the industry’s first complete program for OT and IoT managed security services. Furthermore, the program fully equips MSSPs with Nozomi Networks’ award-winning OT and IoT cybersecurity solutions, expertise, and selling resources. In addition, customers gain the flexibility and maximum value they need when it comes to strengthening their OT and IoT security postures while balancing resource requirements.

As industrial organizations embrace an increasingly connected world, they must also prepare to defend against a growing number of digital threats and vulnerabilities. Manufacturers must be vigilant and able to quickly detect and respond to cyber security threats.

Meanwhile, Yokogawa is continuously investing in secure products, solutions, programs, organization, services and managed services. Most importantly, it maintains its commitment to quality, safety, security, reliability, and sustainability, with highly competent and experienced resources worldwide.

Such expertise not only ensures high-level protection during project design and implementation but is also inherent within Yokogawa’s highly adaptable lifecycle service and support business, ensuring ongoing safe and secure operations.

-2 April 2024