ioTium Partners with Bishop Fox as Part of Proactive Commitment to IIoT Infrastructure Security
Company Engages Leading Independent Cybersecurity Research Firm Bishop Fox to Test Security Compliance of Edge-cloud Infrastructure
Santa Clara, Calif. – May 30, 2018 – ioTium, the first commercially deployed secure Edge-Cloud infrastructure company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that it has partnered with leading independent cybersecurity research firm Bishop Fox. ioTium engaged Bishop Fox to test the security of its edge-cloud infrastructure offerings.
“Industrial organizations are looking to embrace the promise of IIoT at scale. They’re enabling more capabilities at the edge of their networks and opening doors to new applications and data analytics,” said Ron Victor, founder and CEO of ioTium. “The ioTium Edge-Cloud infrastructure is the connecting point for these organizations’ adoption of IIoT and we have recognized from our start that secure, scalable connectivity of industrial mission-critical assets is imperative.”
“Cybersecurity is a critical business priority in the Industrial IoT world,” noted Sri Rajagopal, CTO of ioTium. “Through deployments in multiple mission-critical industrial environments in the building automation, oil and gas, power and utilities, manufacturing and healthcare verticals, we’ve recognized the importance of enhancing device and data security as we bridge the legacy brown-field world with the new cloud-enabled world. We’re committed to delivering secure infrastructure for the Industry 4.0 era.”
The company’s Edge-Cloud infrastructure ensures that any machine, using any protocol, can be instantly, seamlessly and securely connected to any application residing in any cloud or data center through any network infrastructure and operator. The edge-cloud infrastructure is designed to eliminate deployment complexity issues and minimize network security risks.
“Our work with ioTium was based on the understanding that security has always been top of mind for the Company,” continued Rob Ragan, a partner at Bishop Fox. “Their engagement with Bishop Fox illustrates not only their commitment to the security of their infrastructure but to the peace of mind of their customers.”