SecurityGate.io and Rokster Partner to Help Industrial Companies Bridge OT Security Skills Gap and Improve Cybersecurity

  • November 11, 2021
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SecurityGate.io and Rokster Partner to Help Industrial Companies Bridge OT Security Skills Gap and Improve Cybersecurity
SecurityGate.io and Rokster Partner to Help Industrial Companies Bridge OT Security Skills Gap and Improve Cybersecurity

Nov. 10, 2021 - SecurityGate.io, the risk management acceleration platform industrial companies use to improve cybersecurity faster, today announced a partnership with Rokster, a leading technology consulting firm specializing in regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, blockchain and business intelligence for the utility and life sciences spaces.
 
The need for this partnership is more relevant than ever. In fact, The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, conducted a workforce study that found that the cybersecurity industry needs nearly four million professionals. Participants listed direct impacts from the skills gap related to a lack of resources for performing risk assessments, rushed security deployments, misconfigured systems, and a backlog of critical patches that haven’t been deployed. Gartner has noted the seriousness of the problem in a prediction that OT systems will be compromised and used for the purpose of harming humans by 2025.

“The SecurityGate.io platform helps our clients with little auditing experience to perform consistent, comprehensive cybersecurity assessments with the safety of ‘training wheels’ built into the platform,” said Rokster’s vice president of Cybersecurity Services, Dominick Birolin, CISSP, CISA. “The Rokster professional services team can introduce SecurityGate.io’s platform to clients to give them the skills needed to complete future assessments. I find the platform to be excellent for measuring the cybersecurity posture of an organization throughout the cybersecurity maturation process.”
 
The SecurityGate.io platform also allows for uploads of validating evidence by requirement and sub-requirement. This has proven to improve efficiency in time needed to complete assessments. The ability to assign mitigation tasks to anyone and track them accordingly also dramatically reduces time needed for the post assessment mitigation during client engagements.
 
“For Rokster, the partnership provides us with a tool that enables the unification of our approach with consistent reporting across all of our subject matter experts and all cybersecurity frameworks,” added Birolin. “This ensures that the quality of our product is maintained to meet Rokster’s high brand standards. Upon completion of our work with a client, the platform can be used continuously to ensure the organization’s progress is aligned with their cybersecurity maturity and prioritization action plan, and that deliverables are consistently being met.”
 
“Rokster and SecurityGate.io view our partnership as a chance to grow each of our brands through providing the best professional services with the most complete assessment tool for the result of protecting critical infrastructure globally,” said Ted Gutierrez, CEO and co-founder of SecurityGate.io. “We couldn’t be more excited about Rokster and the combined offering we’re able to bring to critical infrastructure organizations.”
 
SecurityGate.io and Rokster will be hosting an online event where they will discuss the cybersecurity skills shortage and what companies can do to make sure their security posture doesn’t fall behind. The event will stream online at 11:00 AM CST on December 8, 2021. Click here to register and get the link to join the discussion.
 

About SecurityGate.io

SecurityGate.io is a Houston-based cybersecurity software company. Their risk management acceleration platform helps industrial companies discover cyber risks sooner and make cybersecurity improvements faster. This is done by replacing slow, manual risk management processes with digital SaaS automation, agile workflows, and data intelligence.
 
The company was recently included in Gartner’s 2021 Market Guide for Operational Technology Security and Takepoint Research’s 2021 Buyer’s Guide for Industrial Cybersecurity Technology and Solutions. SecurityGate.io serves customers such as Chevron, Modec, Westlake Chemical, Diamond Offshore and Patterson UTI.

 
About Rokster

Rokster, part of The Planet Group, is a premier technology consulting and solutions provider, specializing in the Utility and Life Sciences industries for Regulatory Compliance, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Business Intelligence. We partner with companies to provide premier technical experienced solutions that aid in the protection, growth, and continued success of their business across its unique industry. Our mission is to provide sustainable, effective, and reliable plans for a wide range of companies, from Fortune 500 powerhouses to up-and-coming startups. No matter how big or small, Rokster can help protect your organization, increase efficiency and surpass your business goals.


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