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TÜV Rheinland at it-sa 2019: Cybersecurity through active defense

TÜV Rheinland, a global service provider in the field of cybersecurity, will be exhibiting at this year\-\-s it-sa trade show in Nuremberg from October 8 – 10. it-sa is Europe\-\-s leading IT security and cybersecurity exhibition. According to the motto \”Securing today. Safer tomorrow.\”, TÜV Rheinland will be focused on the security of industrial control systems – also known as Operational Technology (OT). ?Increasing hacker attacks on worldwide industrial IT and OT infrastructures in recent years show that preventive protection alone is not enough. Companies have to engage in active defense against complex cybersecurity threats,? says Wolfgang Kiener, expert for industrial connectivity and cybersecurity at TÜV Rheinland.

Establishment of defense centers

The consequences of a cyberattack on OT control systems can be devastating in magnitude ? from internal production disruptions to effects on daily life. Because OT not only controls industrial plants, but also regulates traffic infrastructure, power grids and power plants, companies need to protect their OT and IT infrastructures effectively. For example an organization might utilize special defense centers that focus on enterprise-wide attack detection. The experts from TÜV Rheinland will provide information on concrete approaches to active hazard prevention at the trade show in Hall 10.0, Stand 10.0-511.

Lectures on information security

Wolfgang Kiener and the exhibition team will also provide information and advice on the operation of industrial OT environments. In addition, TÜV Rheinland experts Gianluca Bonanno and Stefan Eigler will give lectures on other cybersecurity topics such as ?Red Team Testing?, ?Defense Center? and ?Data Protection in the Company? each day at the TÜV Rheinland booth. A live hacking session will also demonstrate to visitors how active cyber defense can work. Laslty, booth visitors can participate in a raffle as part of a trade fair rally. Further information is available at www.tuv.com/it-sa-2019.

Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity at TÜV Rheinland

For more than 20 years, TÜV Rheinland\-\-s Digital Transformation & Cybersecurity division has been helping companies from a wide range of industries, as well as government agencies and public institutions, to safely use innovative technologies. Almost 1,000 consultants worldwide combine their expertise in digital transformation and cybersecurity with their industry know-how. They offer innovative solutions for the digital transformation of intelligent data, critical infrastructures and networked facilities. The goal is to combine security and data protection in a world of networked systems and devices. To achieve this, the experts carry out cybersecurity tests of industrial facilities as well as tests in the area of data protection in the Internet of Things (IoT) and within cloud infrastructures. TÜV Rheinland has a global network of more than one hundred laboratories in which manufacturers can carry out all tests from product security and cybersecurity to data protection.

TÜV Rheinland at the it-sa 2019

?Securing today. Safer tomorrow.?

October 8 ? 10, 2019, Messe Nürnberg

Hall 10.0 / Stand 10.0-511


TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded nearly 150 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence of more than 20,000 people; annual turnover is EUR 2 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centers. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. Website: www.tuv.com

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