Parsons, a technology-driven engineering services firm with expertise in infrastructure, defense, intelligence, and cybersecurity, and FireEye, a cybersecurity services provider, announced Monday a strategic partnership to provide customers with enhanced protection for their critical infrastructure and IT environments through advanced technologies and services aimed at reducing risk and strengthening security.
This collaboration will bring together Parsons’ deep experience with comprehensive security solutions for critical infrastructure with FireEye technology, threat intelligence, and a full array of customized Mandiant services to counteract the rapidly growing cyber threats faced by customers managing critical infrastructure.
Critical infrastructure providers are uniquely vulnerable to cyber-attacks, given the required connectivity between the physical and the cyber worlds. The same technologies that offer improved visibility and control over the operation create desirable cyber targets for attackers looking to steal information and intellectual property, disrupt services, and damage equipment.
“Critical infrastructure providers are targeted by nation-state groups looking to improve their domestic infrastructure, cyber criminals trying to monetize customers’ data, and non-state actors working to create disruption to support a cause,” said David DeWalt, FireEye Chairman of the Board and CEO. “FireEye and Parsons are coming together to provide the best security solutions available today, from the physical world to the cyber domain, and help protect critical infrastructure providers from this diverse set of adversaries.”