Wurldtech Awards Achilles Practices Certification to Siemens

         Wurldtech Awards Achilles Practices Certification to Siemens

Siemens Achieves Rigorous Industry Benchmarks for Best Practices for Cyber
Security Threat Protection of Process Control System

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and NUREMBERG, Germany, Dec. 19, 2013

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and NUREMBERG, Germany, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/
--Wurldtech Security Technologies, leaders in protecting mission-critical
connected devices from cyber security threats and Siemens, today announced
that Siemens AG, Industry Automation Division, has obtained the Achilles®
Practices Certification for its SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system by
passing strict industry benchmarks for device manufacturers' security
processes and practices.

Based on standards set by the International Instrument Users Association
(WIB), Achilles Practices Certification sets the bar for cyber security best
practices in processes, practices, development, testing, commissioning,
maintenance and support throughout the product lifecycle. By meeting these
rigorous security requirements, device manufacturers are able to provide
customers with the assurance that corporate processes lead to the development
and implementation of secure products and systems.

"We congratulate Siemens on achieving Achilles Practices Certification," said
Wurldtech CTO and founder, Nate Kube. "By passing these stringent
certification requirements, Siemens customers are assured that SIMATIC PCS 7
processes meet or exceed best practice benchmarks."

"The Achilles Certification allows us to continually demonstrate our
commitment to delivering secure products to our customers," said David Heinze,
Marketing Manager Industrial Security at Siemens. "Siemens is a global market
leader in industry automation and will continue to assure customers we've
taken proactive steps to demonstrate independent certification of our policies
and practices."

About Wurldtech Security Technologies

Wurldtech is in the business of protecting critical infrastructure from cyber
attack. Wurldtech works with both device manufacturers and system operators to
provide protection for critical infrastructure against the persistent and
dynamic cyber threats. Customers worldwide spanning Oil & Gas, Electric Power,
Medical, Nuclear, Chemical, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Water Treatment
markets rely on Wurldtech products and services to reduce the risks and costs
of a cyber attack, maximize system uptime and meet compliance mandates. Our
Achilles® certification programs have been widely adopted by both
manufacturers and operators to deliver third party benchmark testing of
product and system security. Additional information can be found at
www.wurldtech.com.



SOURCE Wurldtech Security Technologies

Website: http://www.wurldtech.com
Contact: Mr. David Heinze, Industry Automation Division, Siemens AG,
Gleiwitzerstr. 555, 90475, Nuremberg, Germany, or for Wurldtech, Lori Lux, Lux
Communications, lori@luxpr.com, 408-393-6453
 
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