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From assets in the field to the digital solutions that ensure your system’s reliability and resiliency, Fortress provides end-to-end security for our nation’s most critical infrastructure.

Safeguarding Critical Power Infrastructure

Of all the critical infrastructures that modern life depends on, it's energy that powers the rest. 

With increased digitization and use of third-party tools and solutions, energy infrastructure is getting more complex by the day. And by definition, everything that delivers power i.e., the electric grid is interconnected. This means that a single point of security breach has the potential to cascade to many others. With Fortress, you can rest assured that our security coverage extends to all of your IT and OT assets, spanning all third-party and supply chain components in addition to your operational systems.

What Fortress Covers

What your organization uses to run your energy operations. This includes your IT/OT solutions, including your SCADA systems and all digital/analytical tools used in your control room, as well as holistic coverage for business vulnerability areas like reporting systems and servers.

What your organization incorporates into your energy infrastructure. This includes security for all connected products, components, chips, and their manufacturers of origin. As the grid becomes more digitized and communications protocols proliferate, Fortress covers the full spectrum of supply chain risk factors and the communications backhaul associated with it.

What your organization needs to stay on top of. This includes adherence to today’s compliance requirements and keeping abreast of pending regulations from a liability standpoint. This also includes staying one step ahead of energy-specific threats and managing them before they become actual issues.

Our Services in Energy

Fortress Platform

The Fortress Platform is at the core of our integrated risk management approach. It is an AI-enabled proprietary security engine consisting of industry-specific vulnerability datasets that are strengthened and evaluated each day. 

Because of our targeted industry focus, the Fortress Platform evolves in real time as threats that are specific to your sector emerge, ensuring that your critical asset protection is current and complete.

Supply Chain Risk Management

Fortress’ Supply Chain Risk Management is the deepest and broadest assessment of third-party risk across the full spectrum of vendor, IT and industrial components. 

As an energy company, a secure supply chain is of utmost importance in ensuring not only your operations but our nation’s safety and well-being.

Asset Vulnerability Management

From email servers to your back office operational systems and everything in between, Fortress ensures that your most critical vulnerabilities are identified, prioritized and remediated on an ongoing basis.

As an energy company, the holistic management of internal operational risk factors has a direct impact on system reliability, resiliency and affordability.

Managed Security Services

As the cybersecurity landscape evolves rapidly around us, Fortress offers customized services to augment what your organization needs to take critical infrastructure protection and compliance to the next level.

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So Your Customers Always Have Power

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For many utilities, operations and maintenance budgets are limited. Fortress' solution is 80% capital expenditure based. This flexibility will enable our customers to apply our solution more effectively to the assets that need it the most - critical infrastructure.

While most of Fortress' customers are investor owned utilities (IOUs), we have made a concerted effort to engage with municipal and rural electric utilities and provide solutions that fit their budget and their risk profiles. Security and compliance is the responsibility of all entities on the Bulk Electric System.

Fortress prides itself on being engaged in the problem solving business. By actively participating in the North American Transmission Forum, NERC's Supply Chain Security Working Group and National Telecom and Information Administration, Fortress' solutions are designed to exceed industry practices which enable our customers to make decisions with up-to-date analysis of current industry initiatives and policies.