GE Energy, a unit of General Electric, has signed an OEM agreement with SCADA and process control security company Industrial Defender. Under the deal, GE Energy will offer Industrial Defender's technology suite. The offering will be integrated with GE's smart grid automation technologies, such as energy management systems. www.ge.com/energy, www.industrialdefender.com
An industrial control system cybersecurity initiative established by the Biden administration for the electric and pipeline industries will be expanded to include critical infrastructure entities in the water and wastewater sectors.
Former U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker’s private equity firm PSP Capital has acquired Ntiva, a major managed service provider that offers managed security services, among others, for an undisclosed amount.