PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2015)—The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC) is pleased to introduce ICS2, an Israeli leading cyber security company with expertise for the energy and utilities, to the Marcellus Shale Coalition at their Annual Summit – Shale Insight. The event will be hosted in Philadelphia on September 17.
ICS2 will take part in a panel session titled Cyber Risk: Oil and Gas Facility Protection against Cyber Attacks, in which the Israeli startup will present an innovative cyber security solution to the natural gas community. The company’s participation in the
ICS2 will introduce a groundbreaking big-data analysis technology that can uncover sophisticated cyber-related anomalies in the operational systems of oil and gas facilities.
“The growing cyber-threat on our critical infrastructures calls for more innovative solutions”, says Vered Nohi, executive director at PICC. “It’s encouraging to see startups like ICS2 who have made this their mission and can support the needs of the U.S. largest gas drilling region.”
ICS2‘s technology has been deployed by water and energy utilities in Israel, and the company is now establishing its presence in the US. The introduction of ICS2‘s technology to the US market will be done in collaboration with local US partners.
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About the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce
The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC) is the go-to independent organization facilitating connections between Israeli and Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware based businesses, governmental agencies and economic development organizations.
The PICC also represents the US-Israel Binational R&D (BIRD) Foundation and BIRD Energy, which annually award 20-30 grants up to $1 million to U.S.-Israeli company technology ventures.
For info contact Vered Nohi at firstname.lastname@example.org
About ICS2 (BrightSource ICS2 Ltd.)
ICS2 is a cybersecurity company that develops innovative solutions for protecting critical infrastructure assets from advanced cyber-attacks and ensuring the operational efficiency of industrial plants. Our products and solutions are designed to address the operational needs of companies in energy, water, chemicals and manufacturing industries. ICS2 is led by team of experienced professionals with unique expertise in the areas of OT, IT, cyber security, machine learning and big data analysis. Our flagship product, OnGuard IIDS, is a groundbreaking security appliance that enables security teams to detect hidden cyber-intrusions on their Industrial Control Systems and improve plant productivity.
ICS2 Media Contact – Omri Green – email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Israeli Cyber Technologies
Homeland security has always been a top priority in Israel. The need for unique technologies and self-reliance has led to a diversified, competitive industry, with products suitable for the most demanding situations and environments. With leading players in the vehicle protection segment and state-of-the-art solutions for airport and seaport security, Israel stands among the world leaders in this crucial market.
An estimated 600 Israeli companies are active in the security sector, broken down as follows: 35% Technologies, 35% Products, 20% IT & Software, 10% Services
Israel’s defense industry totaled an unprecedented $7.5 billion in exports in 2012, an increase on the $5.8 billion achieved in 2011. Israel is the world’s sixth largest defense exporter.
Approximately 350 Israeli security companies export their products worldwide.