Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy - Solar - Nuclear
..
. Nuclear Energy News .




CIVIL NUCLEAR
Westinghouse SELECTS McAfee SIEM and IPS as core security components to address THREATS TO control systems
by Staff Writers
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Oct 25, 2012


Together, the two solutions protect control systems from direct threats and attacks launched through corporate network connections. The two systems are regulatory compliant nationally and in countries throughout the world.

Westinghouse Electric Company and McAfee has announced that the two companies have entered into a worldwide agreement in which Westinghouse will provide McAfee Enterprise Security Manager and Network Intrusion Prevention Systems to currently operating nuclear power plants having digital control systems and new plants under construction around the world.

The agreement enables Westinghouse to offer its customers stronger attack detection and prevention capabilities through security information and event management, and intrusion prevention specifically designed to address architectural and threat concerns to nuclear power plant control systems.

"This agreement will help us to deliver cyber security in accordance with some of our industry associations' best practices and guidelines," said David Howell, senior vice president of Westinghouse Nuclear Automation.

"We are pleased to team with McAfee and expand our capabilities to help our customers maintain cyber security for digital control systems at both operating nuclear plants and those currently under construction."

Westinghouse selected McAfee after thoroughly evaluating, testing and certifying its systems. McAfee Enterprise Security Manager provides deep security visibility for stronger attack detection and incident response, including threats specific to nuclear plant control systems. McAfee Network Intrusion Prevention provides advanced threat prevention designed specifically for control systems architectures.

Together, the two solutions protect control systems from direct threats and attacks launched through corporate network connections. The two systems are regulatory compliant nationally and in countries throughout the world.

"This partnership is a great step in the essential fight to keep critical infrastructure safe," said Ken Levine, senior vice president and general manager of McAfee Risk and Compliance.

"We applaud Westinghouse in leading the nuclear industry by integrating essential security components into their control system. Our selection as the security solution partner of Westinghouse is a testament to our solution's performance and manageability, as well as the extensive investment in research and development we've made in the security of control systems."

.


Related Links
Westinghouse Electric Company
Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Science, Nuclear Technology
Powering The World in the 21st Century at Energy-Daily.com






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News





CIVIL NUCLEAR
Bulgaria nuclear reactor back online
Sofia (AFP) Oct 24, 2012
Bulgaria's only nuclear power plant was fully operational again Wednesday after technical problems at one of its two reactors were resolved, the operator said. "The systems and installations of the 1,000-megawatt reactor are working normally, which was confirmed by conducting the necessary testing," a statement said. The reactor had been disconnected from the national grid on Tuesday bec ... read more


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Boeing-COMAC Technology Center Announces First Biofuel Research Project

Serbia marks opening of new biogas plant

Large-scale production of biofuels made from algae poses sustainability concerns

Lubricants from vegetable oil

CIVIL NUCLEAR
ABC SOLAR To Develop FIT Power Generation Plants In Japan; Inks MOU With European Firms

ATK Selected to Develop MegaFlex Solar Array Structure

Centrosolar Scales Up Distribution and Delivery of Solar in the US

Hanwha Group Launches Hanwha Q.CELLS

CIVIL NUCLEAR
China backs suit against Obama over wind farm deal

DNV KEMA awarded framework agreement for German wind project developer SoWiTec

Sandia Labs benchmark helps wind industry measure success

Bigger wind turbines make greener electricity

CIVIL NUCLEAR
Mideast cyber war endangers gulf energy

Netherlands mulling heated bike paths

China expands S. America energy footprint

Panasonic and Macerich Form Strategic Renewable Energy Partnership

CIVIL NUCLEAR
Poland must choose between nuclear and shale gas future: utility exec

Crude higher in Asia on China manufacturing data

Kuwait gripped by growing political crisis

Nigeria loses billions in oil, gas theft

CIVIL NUCLEAR
New small satellite will study super-Earths for ESA

Most Planetary Systems are 'Flatter than Pancakes'

Glitch could end NASA planet search

Ultra-Compact Planetary System Is A Touchstone For Understanding New Planet Population

CIVIL NUCLEAR
Northrop Grumman Advanced Shipboard Electronic Systems to Enter Service on New Offshore Supply Vessels

Lockheed Martin Unveils Its Multi-Mission Combatant for Navies Worldwide

Army test proves JLENS can target swarming boats

Naval suppliers eye South America markets

CIVIL NUCLEAR
Valles Marineris - the largest canyon in the Solar System

Curiosity Rover Collects Fourth Scoop of Martian Soil

How Space Station Can Help Humans Follow Curiosity to Mars and Beyond

Mars Soil Sample Delivered for Analysis Inside Rover




The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement