Nozomi Networks, world leader in IoT and OT security and Cervello, the company specializing in the field of railway cyber security, announced their partnership to ensure extensive cybersecurity in the whole railway industry. The partnership brings security, visibility, and scale. With Cervello’s security software strengths and its extensive experience in rail operation and safety to the leading industry in OT & Internet of Things (IoT). Nozomi Networks and Cervello together provide superior visualisation to all OT, IoT and IT railway networks, early detection of cyber threats, cyber compliance management and efficient rehabilitation to ensure operational continuity.

“Digital transformation of the world’s rail systems increasingly require IoT and cloud-based solutions to improve railway safety, operational efficiency, and reliability. Of course, this purposeful proliferation and utilization of IoT opens the door to new cyber threats and increases the rail and transport attack surface. That’s why Nozomi Networks has partnered with Cervello to help railway operators ensure safe and reliable transportation, while avoiding operational disruptions. We have several joint projects underway with advanced rail systems in Europe, and this now formalized global partnership enables us to more rapidly expand our joint efforts worldwide,” said Chet Namboodri, Nozomi Networks Senior Vice President of Business Development and Alliances.

Railways need a specifically developed cybersecurity solution for their constraints, methodologies and proprietary systems. In order to simplify, scale and strengthen rail safety operations, Cervello complements the cybersafety portfolio of Nozomi while helping clients identify and efficiently deal with cyber threats before they enter their critical network and operations via the converged IT/IoT/OT functionality of Nozomi’s networks. The Cervello Platform integrates seamlessly and protects rail communications, signalling and monitoring systems from potential or current security threats.

“As a growing number of transportation organizations embrace the benefits of digital convergence, the need to implement cyber security for their operational networks is paramount. We are pleased to be partnering with a leader in the rail and transport industry to help secure critical transportation infrastructure systems with OT and ICS visibility and security,” Chet Namboodri continued.

“Our partnership with Nozomi Networks will enable us to provide customers with a one-stop shop for best-in-class railway cybersecurity. With the continued rise of cyber threats facing rail organizations around the world, customers are looking for the best, easiest, and most efficient ways to protect operating environments and reduce cybersecurity risk. Our partnership delivers the industry’s most complete, vendor-neutral railway cybersecurity portfolio, empowered by both companies’ exceptional technologies,” said Roie Onn, CEO and Co-Founder, Cervello.