Schneider Electric joins Cybersecurity Coalition for consensus-driven solutions

Herve Coureil CDO Schneider Electric 1a 1Schneider Electric, a digital energy management company, announced its membership in the Washington-based Cybersecurity Coalition to assist government policymakers in developing consensus-driven solutions

Hervé Coureil, the chief digital officer at Schneider Electric, said, “Joining the Coalition demonstrates that Schneider Electric takes cybersecurity challenges seriously and that we are committed to playing a foremost role in developing solutions.”

“Our membership ensures we have a focused seat at the table to initiate open, transparent, and collaborative conversations that advance the adoption of cybersecurity policies and laws for the benefit of our customers, partners, and all stakeholders across our extended enterprise, including the communities and environments we mutually serve,” he added.

As a member of the Coalition, Schneider Electric will explore and help improve how government agencies and regulatory bodies, international standards bodies, security researchers, vendors, partners, and customers work together to tackle cybersecurity risks.

Christophe Blassiau, the chief information security officer at Schneider Electric, commented, “Schneider Electric shares the Coalition’s priorities, and our joining reinforces our commitment to collaborating with industry leaders who have the technology, expertise and unique skills required to secure and protect the digital economy.”

“Working with our global ecosystem of partners, we will continue to push forward both enterprise security and cybersecurity at the convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). Not only have we adopted a Cybersecurity by Design strategy, which aligns to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, but our IoT-enabled EcoStruxure™ platform also provides our customers end-to-end cybersecurity solutions and services to protect a vast digital ecosystem,” he concluded.

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