Press Release

Framatome partners with McAfee to support energy industry cybersecurity

May 24, 2018 | 1 min |
Category: installed base
Framatome signed an agreement with McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, to distribute cybersecurity solutions to energy transmission, distribution and generation facilities worldwide. Together, Framatome and McAfee will work with these facilities to help protect their digital assets and support the reliable production of electricity.

“In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, holistic and robust cybersecurity programs are critical to protecting nuclear energy facilities and electrical power and distribution infrastructure,” said Catherine Cornand, senior executive vice president of Framatome’s Installed Base Business Unit. “This partnership with McAfee will enhance our ability to provide customers with the right combination of cutting-edge technologies and expertise.”

This partnership builds on the cybersecurity support Framatome provides to international power generation fleets and bulk electric system, allowing the company to deliver an even stronger suite of services to customers, backed by McAfee’s highly respected brand and cybersecurity products.

“McAfee’s diverse client portfolio and global threat intelligence network give us a comprehensive and real-time view of cybersecurity threats,” said Tom Moore, vice president, World Wide Embedded Sales of McAfee. “We look forward to combining our significant knowledge base and time-tested, evolving solutions with Framatome’s experience and proficiency in the electric power industry to serve this unique customer base.”

When combined with Framatome’s cyber products and services, the McAfee cybersecurity hardware, software, support and incident response services are a comprehensive solution to protect international digital systems from cyberattacks. This solution also helps meet international regulations.

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About Framatome

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. Its more than 14,000 employees work every day to help Framatome’s customers supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical low-carbon energy.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).