Munich/Hagenberg. TÜV SÜD Product Service is now cooperating with the security consulting company Limes Security. The goal is the highest possible level of security in product development and system integration for industrial environments and critical infrastructures. In the field of industrial IT security, Limes Security concentrates on consulting and testing services. The services provided by TÜV SÜD include assessments and certifications in accordance with international security standards. Together a modular training and education concept specially designed for industrial IT security is offered.
“We are very pleased about this cooperation, in which the activities and expertise of both companies complement each other perfectly,”explains Dr. Kai Wollenweber, Program Manager Industrial IT Security, TÜV SÜD Product Service. “The cooperation with TÜV SÜD enables us not only to provide our special expertise in the field of building up industrial security programmes to a global market faster, but also to align our projects even better with certification requirements. This is increasingly being demanded in the industrial segment,” says Prof. Thomas Brandstetter, Managing Director of Limes Security GmbH, commenting on the cooperation.
The joint activities of TÜV SÜD and Limes Security pursue a holistic approach to security. From product development and system integration to operation, industrial IT security topics are dealt with which are geared to relevant industry standards such as IEC 62443 or ISO 27001 and which take into account current or country-specific market requirements, as well as the state of the art in attack technology. The joint activities focus on the areas of security within the product lifecycle, system integration and implemented security functions. This is of particular relevance for product and component manufacturers, plant constructors and system integrators in the areas of industrial automation, process automation, smart grid and oil & gas. In addition, TÜV SÜD and Limes Security provide specific support in developing the necessary skills through training and education.