3.7
(5 Reviews)

SIEMENS AG in Industrial Control Systems Security Solutions

  • Bavaria, Germany
  • 1847
  • $50BN to $100BN
Sectors
Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, Energy and Utilities
Regions
Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America
3.7
Company Overview

Siemens’ SIMATIC S7-400, the enhanced application module FM 458-1 DP has set new standards with an intelligent module which combines powerful arithmetic operations, high-processing speed, precision, and flexibility. Siemens offers ICS security products, such as SIMATIC HMI, SIMATIC PCS 7, and SIMATIC SCADA. The SIMATIC series is a unique and integrated system designed for deployment in all manufacturing applications and among all industries and functions, such as quire manufacturing, process automation, or solutions for infrastructural tasks. The company’s ICS services include managed security services, maintenance services, training and consulting services, and professional services.

SCADA-IPC packages-

SIMATIC SCADA systems and SIMATIC industry PCs together form a high-performance, reliable platform for data acquisition, evaluation, and visualization. A harmonized and certified complete package for all industries.

Certification-

Siemens was the first company to receive security certification in August 2016 from TÜV SÜD (Inspection and Certification organization in Germany) for an automation system based on IEC 62443-4-1 and IEC 62443-3-3.

Features:

  • Efficiency
  • Scalability
  • Innovation

 

USP

Siemens offers ICS solutions through SIRIUS, a unique, comprehensive portfolio for ICS applications. Its strength lies in its modular design, which can be easily integrated into distributed systems. SIRIUS consists of monitoring and control devices, safety systems, position and safety switches, and commanding and signaling devices. Its control systems consist of multi-processor systems that contain simple combinable function blocks, such as simple mathematics or logical operations through motion control of all linear and rotational axis.

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Evaluated against 457 key buying criteria
Strengths
  • Product Maturity / Common standards / ISA/IEC 62443-3-3
    Secure substation framework
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  • Product Maturity / Common standards / ISA/IEC 62443-2-1
    ISA Security Compliances
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  • Risk and Threat Assessment
  • EDDL - Electronic Device Description Language
  • FDT – field device tool
  • Network traffic anomaly detection tools
  • Education & Training
  • Incident Response
  • Managed Security Services
  • Support & Maintenance
  • Risk Based Asset Classification
  • Cloud
  • Hybrid
  • On-premise
  • Design & Integration
  • Implementation
  • Strategy consulting
  • Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Engineering workstations
  • HMI panels
Weaknesses
  • No Weaknesses

Reviews

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“Robust and easy to use"

Siemens’ modern Distributed Control System is robust and easy to use once integrated with all tools. Siemens’ SIMATIC PCS 7 is a process automation software that enables advanced process control, virtual commissioning & process simulation and also monitors plant performance through one integrated engineering system.
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“Enhanced network security"

Network Security from Siemens helps customers to be prepared for challenges; it helps them use it as a base to build digital enterprises.
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“Better Anomaly Detection solution"

The Siemens Secure-NOK SNOK® Network Anomaly Detection solution runs on the RX1500 Application Processing Engine (APE) module. This APE is x86-based and is designed to use a single-line module slot in a Siemens RUGGEDCOM RX1500 device. It is capable of hosting various cyber security solutions such as Next Generation Firewalls and identity-based cloaking solutions. SNOK® Network Anomaly Detection helps Siemens RUGGEDCOM RX1500 with an additional critical layer for its security application capability.
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“Suitable for energy industry"

ICS networks are used for the managing of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) sub-nets. These sub-nets are used for connecting field-level industrial sensors, drives, motors, controllers, and switches to higher-level ICS, which eventually links to enterprise IT networks.
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“Enhance productivity"

SIMATIC, offered by Siemens, is designed for integration across all applications in multiple industries. It helps enhance productivity as well as efficiency.
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SIEMENS AG Presence in Industrial Control Systems Security Solutions
The company is well-positioned in services ranging from power generation to power transmission, and power distribution and smart grid to efficient application of electrical energy. The company is also highly-equipped in industrial automation and digitalization, which comprises 85% of its business from 30 lead countries spread globally. The company has organized its business activities into nine divisions and one separately managed unit - healthcare. Siemens has been proving itself by using various methodologies for continuously improving its performance. These methodologies are rigorously applied company-wide across various businesses and projects. More than 50% of the company’s revenues come from Europe, Africa and Middle East, and the rest from Asia and Africa, which reflects its global presence. The company follows the inorganic growth strategy, and has been involved in partnerships and collaborations. For example, in 2017, Siemens and Darktrace collaborated in order to enable customers to enhance their agility in detecting and responding to cyber-attacks. In order to retain its leadership position, Siemens has engaged with a number of companies, such as DAMM, Intel Security, and Festo, and partnered with several other companies to enhance its industrial automation portfolio.
#1 Common standards / ISA/IEC 62443-3-3
#2 Distributed Denial Of Service / Deep packet inspection
#3 Implementation Methodology / Risk and Threat Assessment
#4 Post Deployment / Support & Maintenance
#5 Common standards / ISA/IEC 62443-2-1
#1 Asset visibility and safety / Real-time monitoring
#2 Regulatory compliance for ICS
#3 Minimize risk - backup and recovery
#4 Lower TCO
#5 Integration of legacy devices

SIEMENS AG QUADRANTS

SIEMENS AG has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Middle East and Africa

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe