WESCO International joins OTCSA

May 19, 2020
The Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance consists of device manufacturers, technology companies, consulting firms and operators of industrial production environments.

WESCO International, a provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, have become members of the Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (OTCSA).

"WESCO is proud to join ABB, Microsoft, and other industry-leading companies as a founding member of the OTCSA, an incredible new consortium, focused on developing and communicating industry-wide cyber security best practices to help companies securely leverage their data," said Frank LaPlante, vice president, digital transformation, WESCO International. "With the highest priority of protecting data, assets, processes, and people, the opportunity is stronger than ever for information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) leaders to partner and create unified, integrated security solutions and recommendations to benefit all."

The alliance consists of device manufacturers, technology companies, consulting firms and operators of industrial production environments. Working together, OTCSA members aim to leverage their collective knowledge to deliver better and more effective OT cyber security guidelines.

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