Waterfall Security Solutions to open U.S. offices

Cyber security firm's rapidly expanding install base cited as one of the factors behind the move


TEL AVIV, Israel , July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd, the leading provider of Unidirectional Security Gateways and data diodes, for secure network connectivity for Process Control Networks, SCADA systems, remote monitoring and segregated networks, introduced today Waterfall's USA based offices and operations.

Waterfall's patented cyber security solutions enable Utilities and Critical Infrastructures to securely connect their critical industrial networks to external networks, thus securely fulfilling their business needs without exposing these networks to the risks and threats of cyber attacks, cyber terror and hacking from the external, less secure networks.Waterfall's cyber security solutions assist Utilities and Critical Infrastructures to achieve compliance with NERC-CIP, NRC, CFATS and other regulations and standards, as well as cyber-security policies and best-practices.

"Waterfall's focus is on the North American Utilities and Critical Infrastructure markets. Our continuing success in these markets, resulting in a large and rapidly expanding customer base, amongst which are the highest and most prestigious of the Utilities and energy companies, accelerated our plans to open the local offices", said Lior Frenkel , Co-Founder and CEO of Waterfall Security Solutions, "Our customers and prospects will profit from the added benefits from Waterfall's local presence.We estimate that the process of fully activating the local offices shall be complete by end of 2010."

Waterfall's rapidly expanding installed-base was only one factor influencing Waterfall's decision to make this move now. Recently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected Waterfall's technology to be an integral part of its national cyber security test-lab at Idaho National Laboratories (INL), Waterfall's industrial network security patent was granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and many advancements and innovating new technologies were embedded into Waterfall's products, making them even better, more advanced and technologically superior.