An Employee Uses Software at a Power Plant

An Employee Uses Software at a Power Plant

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For ABB, which competes to supply equipment to power grid operators with Siemens, General Electric Corp. and Emerson Electric Co., protecting industrial assets such as power plants and chemical factories has gained importance in the last five years as the company added cyber security managers for each of its 24 business units and bought a stake in cyber security company Industrial Defender.