Technology Elite Awards 2019

32 US BUSINESS NEWS / 2019 Technology Elite Awards , ICS Cybersecurity Solutions Provider of the Year With new technologies transforming industrial infrastructure across the world, cybersecurity is more of a necessity than ever before. Applying expert human intelligence and threat analytics, Dragos Inc. is redefining industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity. We examine the firmand their innovative solutions, in order to uncover their necessity to the world today. Headquartered in metropolitan Washington DC, the Dragos team of ICS cybersecurity specialists are practitioners who have lived through the security problems that are facing the industry today. Coming from backgrounds across the U.S. intelligence community and private-sector industrial companies, team members were first responders to the world’s most significant cyberattacks, such as the 2015 and 2016 Ukraine cyberattacks on electric operations and TRISIS--the 2017 attack on a Middle Eastern oil and gas facility. The Dragos team’s boots-on-the-ground experience and in-depth knowledge of threats to global industries help arm ICS organizations with the necessary technology, tools, and services to stay ahead of malicious industrial threats and prevent significant breaches in their environments. Dragos’ mission is to protect the world’s most critical infrastructure from cyber criminals who would seek to bring it down. Helping industrial organizations defend themselves, the firm works to preserve the companies who offer the cornerstones of modern civilization: running water, functioning electricity, and safe working environments. The majority of the firm’s clients include companies in industries such as electricity, oil/gas, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, water, transportation, and mining. The firm’s primary offering is the Dragos Platform, the industry’s most comprehensive ICS asset identification, threat detection, and response technology. Built as a response to the largely unknown industrial threat landscape, the Dragos Platform addresses a lack of data collection and critical shortage of experienced ICS cybersecurity professionals. The platform offers automated ICS cybersecurity software that provides security teams with unprecedented knowledge of their ICS environments, in-depth visibility of threats and adversaries through threat analytics, and step-by-step investigation playbooks to respond to incidents. Coupled with the Dragos Platform technology, Dragos also provides industrial- specific threat intelligence, Dragos WorldView, offering organizations in-depth insight into adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures, as well as defensive recommendations to proactively combat threats. WorldView provides critical alerts, weekly reports, monthly webinars, and quarterly executive summaries. All reports contain critical insights into threats and indicators of compromise across the world. The Dragos Platform is the first – and only product – to codify and integrate the intelligence-driven knowledge of experienced industry experts with software technology. Experts at the firm have decades of experience going head-to-head with industrial cybersecurity attackers and use their in-depth experience and knowledge throughout the coding of Dragos’ technology. With dedicated research and analysis teams, organizations can stay ahead of the ever-changing and evolving threats aiming to disrupt society. Continually coding innovative technology and producing new services, the firm is arming Dragos Inc. the ICS sector with new knowledge and tools to defend itself swiftly and confidently. Ultimately, Dragos is on the front lines of defending civilization against unseen, malicious cyber-attackers. A true partner to an industry lacking experienced ICS personnel, this frontline defender with decades of knowledge and expertise in securing industries is empowering organizations to fight for themselves. Company: Dragos Inc. Contact: Liz Tippitt Website: