Collaboration provides next-generation security platform with proven industrial process control expertise

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) and Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW) are collaborating to boost the cyber security capabilities of control systems used by industrial facilities and critical infrastructure.

Honeywell's Industrial Cyber Security business is now offering the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to industrial customers. The collaboration enables customers to better prevent cyberattacks against their Process Control Networks (PCN) and Operational Technology (OT) environments in order to protect their assets and maximize production uptime and safety.

The joint solution offers unrivaled process network traffic monitoring and advanced threat prevention across the automation environment. It combines Palo Alto Networks' advanced and natively integrated security platform with Honeywell's unique process control domain expertise to provide a cyber security solution tailored for industrial customers. This next-generation offering enhances Honeywell's comprehensive portfolio of cyber security solutions, including its Industrial Cyber Security Risk Manager platform.

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  • "The collaboration with Palo Alto Networks expands our ability to provide proactive intrusion prevention resulting in more robust protection for our customers. It is an example of Honeywell's unique multi-vendor approach that integrates state-of-the-art technology with proven expertise so that customers can confidently rely on our cyber security capabilities, quickly and effectively prevent threats, and focus on their daily operations."
    - Jeff Zindel, vice president and general manager, cyber security, Honeywell Process Solutions
  • "Connecting vital infrastructure to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) comes with tremendous benefit, but also associated cyber risks. Our work with Honeywell addresses the cyber risk with next-generation security designed to meet the needs of industrial customers and provide them with threat detection and prevention capabilities previously unseen in the industry."
    - Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president of business and corporate development, Palo Alto Networks

Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security is the leading provider of cyber security solutions that help protect the availability, safety, and reliability of industrial facilities, critical infrastructure and the Industrial Internet of Things. Leveraging industry-leading process control and cyber security expertise and experience, highly advanced technology, and integrated partner security products, Honeywell delivers proven, complete solutions designed for the specific needs of industrial environments.

For more information about Honeywell's Industrial Cyber Security Solutions and the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, please visit the Honeywell and Palo Alto Networks websites.

About Honeywell Process Solutions
Honeywell Process Solutions (www.honeywellprocess.com) is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas; refining; pulp and paper; industrial power generation; chemicals and petrochemicals; biofuels; life sciences; and metals, minerals and mining industries. Process Solutions is part of Honeywell's Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group, which also includes Honeywell UOP (www.uop.com), a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries.

About Honeywell
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.

About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. Built with an innovative approach and highly differentiated cyberthreat prevention capabilities, our game-changing security platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's most valuable assets. Find out more at www.paloaltonetworks.com.

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SOURCE Honeywell