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Tripwire and The Anfield Group Announce Technology Partnership

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, and The Anfield Group, a global security and reliability consulting firm, today announced a technology partnership. The partnership is part of the Tripwire NERC Alliance Network (NAN) program that has been designed to foster collaboration on critical infrastructure compliance and security solutions that help companies efficiently achieve NERC CIP compliance.

According to the Department of Homeland Security, recent cyberattacks employing sophisticated Russian malware have targeted U.S. energy grid operators as well as major electricity providers in Spain, Italy, France, Germany and Poland. As a result of the increasing number of cyberthreats focused on this sector, a recent report on critical infrastructure cybersecurity indicated that 67 percent of critical infrastructure organizations “have had at least one security compromise that led to the loss of confidential information or disruption to operations” in the past year.

“With more than 30 years of combined experience in NERC CIP standards, we stand out as the most experienced consultancy in the industry,” said Chris Humphreys, chief executive officer and president of The Anfield Group. “Our experts have not only played key roles in writing NERC standards, but have also implemented them at utilities. In addition, as NERC-certified lead auditors, we have participated in more than 130 NERC audits of North American utility companies. We are excited to bring our unmatched, hands-on, real-world experience to the NERC Alliance Network.”

The Anfield Group is a trusted, global security and reliability consulting firm focused on critical infrastructure. The Anfield Group works with public and private organizations to architect, implement and maintain the processes, controls, and technologies necessary to improve and sustain a sound cybersecurity posture. The company also provides trusted advice and guidance on how critical infrastructure organizations can demonstrate, automate and stay in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Tripwire® Enterprise combines the power of security configuration management, change auditing, vulnerability management and threat detection with file integrity monitoring (FIM) to deliver continuous compliance and automated audit evidence collection. Together these capabilities enable critical infrastructure providers to significantly reduce the time and resources required to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance and measurably improve cybersecurity.

“The Anfield Group understands the complex security and compliance challenges facing critical infrastructure providers,” said Jeff Simon, director of service solutions for Tripwire. “That’s why we’re excited about our partnership. They have deep experience in delivering custom-designed compliance and security solutions that work in the real world. Anfield’s deep industry expertise is a perfect complement to the technology-focused solution providers in the NAN program.”

All NERC Alliance Network members will be participating in EnergySec’s upcoming 10th Anniversary Security Summit. The event will be held August 18-22, 2014, at the Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas.

About The Anfield Group

When it comes to protecting the Nation’s critical electric grid and energy resources, there is no substitute for experience. And with more than 30 years of combined experience in NERC CIP standards, The Anfield Group is the most experienced consultancy in the industry. The firm’s real-world experience in creating standards, implementing them at utilities and evaluating compliance provide them with a unique and comprehensive understanding of how to best secure the industry from successful cyber attacks. Best of all, this experience allows The Anfield Group to provide its clients with reliability and security solutions that make sense. For more information, go to www.theanfieldgroup.com or email [email protected].

About Tripwire

Tripwire is a leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions that enable enterprises, service providers and government agencies to confidently detect, prevent and respond to cybersecurity threats. Tripwire solutions are based on high-fidelity asset visibility and deep endpoint intelligence combined with business-context and enable security automation through enterprise integration. Tripwire’s portfolio of enterprise-class security solutions includes configuration and policy management, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability management and log intelligence. Learn more at www.tripwire.com, get security news, trends and insights at http://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/ or follow us on Twitter @TripwireInc.

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