ATLANTA — The Siemens Industry Sector and McAfee, a division of Intel Security, are extending their partnership to enhance the security offerings for industrial customers to protect against rapidly evolving global cyber threats, according to a press release.

This partnership utilizes the depth of both companies’ security portfolios and further enhances the joint effort started in 2011, added the release.

The cooperation with McAfee will complement Siemens’ service offerings by leveraging security solutions such as next generation firewall, security information and event management (SIEM), endpoint security, and global threat intelligence as part of its Managed Security Service as well as offering professional services, according to the release.

"McAfee’s broad portfolio of security technologies can serve as a great enabler of Siemens Industrial Security service offerings,” said Siegfried Russwurm, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO of Siemens' Industry Sector speaking at the Hannover Messe. “This will further strengthen our leading position in automation and drive technologies by providing additional security solutions and services to our industrial customer base. Industrial security is one of the building blocks for strong demand of connected manufacturing environments, and for the continued resurgence of the manufacturing sector globally. This partnership will be an important foundation for the future of manufacturing and Industrie 4.0.”

For more information about Siemens industrial security portfolio, visit  http://sie.ag/1hk7FOq.

To get information on McAfee solutions for Critical Infrastructure, visit http://bit.ly/1pUUCbF.