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Owl Cyber Defense Wins President’s “E” Award for Excellence in U.S. Exports

Danbury, CT -  May 23, 2019 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the global market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, announced today that the company was presented with the President’s “E” Award for Exports by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at an official ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. 

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NOV Gets Secure Access to BOP Data with Owl Cyber Defense

ARC featured a considerable cybersecurity track at this year’s Industry Forum in Orlando, and convergence of safety and cybersecurity was a major topic. The TRITON/TRISIS malware attack on a process safety system was the catalyst that sparked a major conversation, not just about process safety systems as they relate to cybersecurity, but also the wider topic of safety as it relates to cybersecurity. 

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High-Level Strategies for Third-Party Risk Mitigation

There are so many technologies and strategies and buzz words around cybersecurity these days that it can be difficult to know where to start. It’s hard enough thinking about the myriad threats that can find their way into your organization without even broaching the subject of third-parties and trusted connections. However, there are a few fundamental, high-level strategies to consider applying in your third-party risk mitigation plan. They can be used individually or in tandem to create a strong cybersecurity framework for your organization.

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Aite Radio with Alissa Knight | Interview with Scott Coleman

In this episode, we interview Scott Coleman, Director of Marketing & Product Management at Owl Cyber Defense. In this episode we'll discuss data diodes and their idiosyncratic differences from firewalls. We'll also go into detail about the unique product line offered by OWL, implementation architecture, and their application across all industries, including financial, not just industrial control system networks.

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Owl Cyber Defense Webinar for New OPDS-Talon Core Software

Owl Cyber Defense, one of the leading data diode suppliers for secure unidirectional communications, released the latest version of its recently productized core software platform. Version 2.0.2.0 of OPDS, otherwise known as OPDS-Talon, was released on December 19th for use on both the OPDS and EPDS data diode products lines from Owl. The OPDS software platform performs key management functions for the data diode devices and provides policy enforcement, network interaction, and control data flow.

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Owl Cyber Defense Announces New Major Software Platform Release – “OPDS-Talon”

Danbury, CT - December 19, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, is proud to announce the next release and productization of the company’s OPDS core software platform, 2.0.2.0, now branded as “OPDS-Talon”, for use on the OPDS and EPDS data diode product lines.

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Owl Cyber Defense Announces Move to New Headquarters to Support Rapid Growth

Danbury, CT - December 6, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, announced today the company’s headquarters is moving from 38A Grove Street in Ridgefield, CT to a much larger space at 42 Old Ridgebury Road in Danbury, CT. The move comes as the company has overseen a year of the largest growth in the company’s history.

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Top 50 Automation Companies of 2017: Digitalization Takes Over

While the same suppliers still occupy the leading positions, mid-sized suppliers are continuing to do a good business. Companies like Roper Technologies, National Instruments, Pepperl+Fuchs, Endress+Hauser, Ametek, PAS and Phoenix Contact continue to grow and expand their businesses. Meanwhile, a whole new crop of smaller startup companies is being born that are focusing on analytics and ICS cybersecurity. There are literally hundreds of these companies emerging, but some key names include Bayshore Networks, Dragos, Bedrock, Nozomi Networks, Seeq, Owl Cyber Defense and Inductive Automation.

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VBR Turbine Partners Selects Owl Cyber Defense Solutions to Secure Turbine Data Collection

Ridgefield, CT, October 23, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, today announced that VBR Turbine Partners (“VBR”) has selected the OPDS-5D data diode to secure their turbine remote monitoring solutions. The combined solution enables real-time access to performance and maintenance data while providing absolute security for the turbine environment.

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Owl Cyber Defense Celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) through DHS’ Stop.Think.Connect Campaign

Ridgefield, CT, October 16, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, has announced its commitment to raising awareness on the importance of cybersecurity throughout the month of October in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect campaign. This global online safety awareness program is designed to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.

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Cybersecurity a Growing Field as Criminals Get Creative

Whether their target is a customer at a gas station, a retail chain, a large corporation or even a major credit bureau, cybercriminals are hard at work stealing money and information. Cybercriminals will steal more than $1.5 trillion in 2018 with the most successful thieves earning upwards of $2 million. Combatting these cybercrimes has become big business, as well, with global spending on cybersecurity products and services topping $1 trillion over the next five years, according to the research firm Cybersecurity Ventures.

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Cyber Security Review: “WHAT IF YOU CAN’T PATCH?”

ICS networks and IT networks are becoming increasingly entangled (or more politely, “converging”). Workstations and servers on the ICS networks using standard IT operating systems, such as Windows, is becoming more and more common. Unfortunately, and as many ICS operators are all too aware, these changes are making ICS networks more vulnerable than ever to hacking, especially malware and ransomware attacks.

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Rockwell Automation - The JOURNAL Article: “What are Data Diodes?”

Cyberattacks increasingly have made news headlines around the globe. Recently, the New York Times published an article about a cyberattack earlier this year that involved Russia’s hacking of utilities and critical infrastructure. Though some infiltration did occur, this solely and specifically was on the network side, leaving operations untouched thanks to a hardware-enforced security technology called a data diode.

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Owl Cyber Defense Unveils “ReCon” Bidirectional Data Diode-Based Cybersecurity Solution

Ridgefield, CT, May 31, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, is proud to announce the release of the all new Owl ReCon solution. ReCon is a proprietary, data diode-based cybersecurity solution, designed for secure two-way data transfer for remote command and control or remote monitoring.

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Owl Cyber Defense Awarded Publisher’s Choice for Best Security Hardware in 2018 Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

Ridgefield, CT, April 17, 2018 - Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), the market leader in data diode network cybersecurity solutions, has been named Best Security Hardware of 2018 in Cyber Defense Magazine’s InfoSec Awards, honoring best-in-class cybersecurity technologies. Winners will be officially announced at RSA Conference 2018, the largest gathering of cybersecurity professionals in the United States taking place in San Francisco, CA.

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