Turbine Technology Services (TTS), a full-service turbine engineering firm based in Orlando, Florida, is solidifying its focus on supporting customer cybersecurity compliance efforts by appointing Mark Ring as its Senior Compliance Co-ordinator.
Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue for turbine operators, with concerns about the vulnerability of industrial control systems to malicious hackers. This has led to requirements from both the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to assess existing plant systems and improve their protection from attacks.
“TTS has a tremendous amount of experience in dealing with industrial control and communication systems on rotating equipment and has always been on the leading edge of technology in these areas,” said Pat Begley, VP of Parts and Services at TTS. “It is a very simple and obvious step for us to start using our knowledge and ability to support customers in their cybersecurity compliance efforts.”
TTS has been a leading supplier of industrial control systems, operator interface systems and networks over the last 30 years and already has the in-house expertise to support customers by providing compliance audit, design and monitoring and reporting services. The creation of a Senior Compliance Coordinator position within TTS now provides a resource to direct and manage internal cybersecurity capabilities and expertise while providing customers with a single point of contact for all issues related to this area of concern.
Edited from source by Elizabeth Corner