We Invented OT Security

Founded in 2006, Industrial Defender was the first OT cybersecurity provider in the market. The Industrial Defender application has been widely adopted by some of the largest critical infrastructure companies in the world to provide asset management and cybersecurity monitoring for their OT environments. Industrial Defender is a specialized solution that navigates the complexities and risks of interacting with real-time control systems, and our engineering experts continuously innovate to meet new security challenges in industrial control systems (ICS).

With installations in North America, the Middle East, Europe, and Australia, Industrial Defender works with some of the largest utility and energy companies in the world, as well as manufacturing, transportation and higher education companies. All of our engineering is based in North America, and our development team is held to stringent cybersecurity standards.

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We were the first OT cybersecurity provider in the market.
Our customers include some of the largest energy companies in the world.
Our product development is 100% North America-based.

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A Long History of Innovation


Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Blog and News

How Contextual Asset Data Makes SOAR Possible in OT Environments

SOAR technologies are used to automate parts of the security investigation process, and access to the right contextual data is vital when using these tools in operational technology (OT) environments.

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing an OT Cybersecurity Solution

Matching individual needs with a specific OT cybersecurity solution is difficult. These seven questions will help inform the search for an OT cybersecurity solution.

How Quality Data Builds the Foundation for Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

Machine learning mimics the way humans make decisions using data and algorithms. Feeding the proper data to ML algorithms can help companies avoid falling victim to cyberattacks.

How to Ask Your CISO for OT Cybersecurity Budget

Tips for how operational technology (OT) engineers can engage with CISOs to make a strong case for their OT cybersecurity budget.

Defending the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things is creating a merging of OT and IT systems, leading to an increase in vulnerabilities and a greater need for asset monitoring and threat detection.

Understanding the Importance of Operational Technology Security in the Maritime Industry

Maritime operations are a critical aspect of national and global economies. The maritime sector must start educating themselves about operational technology security to prevent potential impacts from a cyber incident.


How to Navigate Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity in Port Environments

Learn how to manage the complexities of connected OT systems and their cybersecurity needs in port and marine environments.

Using the NIST CSF Security Controls to Prevent and Recover from Ransomware

How applying the Five Functions of NIST CSF, Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover, can help organizations prevent or recover from a ransomware attack.

Colonial Testimony Highlights Importance of Asset Awareness

Testimony from CEO Joseph Blount shows that limited asset knowledge allowed for the ransomware exploit and constrained the company’s response.