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Company Strapline: NexDefense has been acquired by DragosInc and its Integrity product is now available for free to the community..

Founded In: 2012
11-50 employees
3423 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, United States

Core Competencies

industrial control systems, Industrial IOT, Industrial Cybersecurity, ICS Network Visualization, ICS Network Optimization, Vendor Agnostic Asset Inventory, Operational Intelligence, Anomaly Detection, Intrusion Detection Signatures, ICS Secure Access, Augmented Reality

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Company Description

The original pioneers of ICS/SCADA visualization and monitoring, US-owned and operated NexDefense empowers industrial control system operators with the real-time knowledge needed to improve the system and process integrity and combat cybersecurity threats. Through Integrity, engineers, security, and control system operators can covertly maintain direct visibility, insight, and awareness over risks to the resiliency of engineered networks without sacrificing productivity or performance. Their technology predates the company, as they DOE-funded and originally developed the software in 2010/2011. Later, the Battelle Energy Alliance signed a Patent and Copyright License giving NexDefense exclusive rights to commercialize its patent-pending Sophia software. Integrity is the next evolution of Sophia, and the NexDefense Integrity product suite can be found in utilities, oil & gas, defense & critical infrastructure (incl. water/wastewater), manufacturing & mining, transportation, and building automation. NexDefense’​ founders, leadership and advisors include: * Founding the network security intelligence company LogiKeep (acquired by Cisco, now Cisco Intellishield), * Chief Security Officer (CSO) for AEP, a Fortune 200 energy company, * Chairman, President/CEO of Internet Security Systems (acquired by IBM), * President and CEO of JouleX (acquired by Cisco), * Founding and leading the World’s First Industrial Cybersecurity Managed Service * Leading CISO for North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), * Creating the National Board of Security Examiners (NBISE) and the ICS curriculum for the SANS Institute, * Development of the Global Industrial Control Systems Professional (GICSP) certification, * Founder and Chairman of Control System cybersecurity Association International (CS2AI), * As well as decades of related industry security and technology experience, investment and entrepreneurship.

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