Columbia, MD, November 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Owl Cyber ​​Defense Solutions (“Owl”), the leading provider of physical security solutions for military, intelligence and critical infrastructure organizations, will host a discussion at upcoming Dubai Airshow to examine the critical issues facing the aviation industry. The session, titled “Hardware-Based Cybersecurity for Air and Port Operations”, will provide information on the unique challenges of cybersecurity in the transportation sector, as well as the technologies and strategies to address these challenges.

Panelists for the November 15 discussion will include Tom Goodman, vice president of global business development and strategy at Owl Cyber ​​Defense; Jay Abdallah, vice president of cybersecurity solutions and services at Schneider Electric; and Nicolai Solling, chief technology officer at Help AG.

“Airlines and the transportation ecosystem as a whole are a popular target for threat actors, some of whom seek financial gain or aim to disrupt operations and endanger passenger safety,” said Tom Goodman. “Owl is proud to partner with Help AG and Schneider Electric and deliver strategies to secure operations against everything from data theft and ransomware to attacks against physical systems. “

A primary focus of the session will be the challenge of keeping cybersecurity measures up to date for critical airport and airline systems – such as guidance, fuel management and communication systems – which cannot be taken out. line for software patches or updates. Panelists will also share information on cybersecurity mandates, secure network design principles, and security strategies for existing systems.

“Hardware-Based Cybersecurity for Air and Port Operations” will take place at 11:20 am GST on Monday, November 15, as part of the Dubai Air Show’s “Tech Xplore – Cyber ​​Security” program. A recording of the session will be available for on-demand viewing after the event.

About Owl

Owl Cyber ​​Defense cross-domain, data diode and portable media solutions provide hardened network security checkpoints for absolute threat prevention and secure data availability. Certified by the U.S. government, independent testing authorities, and international standards bodies, Owl technologies and services help secure the network edge and enable controlled one-way and two-way data transfers. For more than 20 years, defense, intelligence and infrastructure customers around the world have trusted Owl’s unparalleled expertise to protect networks, systems and devices.

About Help AG

Help AG is the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital and provides leading companies in the Middle East with strategic advice combined with tailor-made information security solutions and services that meet their diverse requirements, enabling them to grow as they grow. completely safe with a competitive advantage. Present in the Middle East since 2004, Help AG was strategically acquired by Etisalat in 2020, creating a central cybersecurity and digital transformation in the region.

On Schneider Electric

Schneider’s goal is to enable everyone to make the most of our energy and resources, by combining progress and sustainability for everyone. We call it Life is on.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for sustainability and efficiency.

We drive the digital transformation by integrating leading-edge process and energy technologies, products, controls, software and endpoint-to-cloud connection services, throughout the lifecycle, enabling management of integrated enterprise, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems passionate about our Meaningful, inclusive and empowered goal values.


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