LGS Innovations Completes Holistic Cybersecurity Assessment with Railinc
Posted on: March 3, 2016

HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LGS Innovations recently announced it has successfully completed a comprehensive Cybersecurity Risk Assessment contract with Railinc Corp., the railroad industry’s most innovative and reliable resource for IT and information services. Under the terms of this contract, LGS Innovations conducted a thorough analysis of Railinc’s IT internal and external cybersecurity operations and processes and provided Railinc with a comprehensive assessment of its findings. This project enabled Railinc to validate its cybersecurity framework that governs its business and customer relationships.

The assessment results will provide Railinc core cybersecurity elements for its strategic product and governance roadmap.

“LGS quickly integrated best practices from past government and commercial experiences into a framework for this critical infrastructure supplier,” said Ed Eldridge, Vice President of Network Integration Services for LGS Innovations. “We greatly value the opportunity to support Railinc’s mission of creating value for the rail system.”

LGS Innovations has a proven history of detailed cybersecurity work for the Department of Defense and the Intelligence communities. LGS Innovations drew upon its proven expertise in cybersecurity threat management, architecture baseline, and cybersecurity governance in this Railinc project.

About Railinc

Railinc is the industry’s largest and most accurate source for real-time interline rail data, supporting business processes and providing business intelligence to help railroads and rail equipment owners increase productivity, achieve operational efficiencies, and keep assets moving. Railinc applications and services are embedded in critical operations and financial systems throughout the industry to support railroads, equipment owners, and rail industry suppliers along every link of the supply chain.

About LGS Innovations

LGS Innovations delivers next-generation solutions addressing the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. federal government, state and local governments, critical infrastructure operators, and commercial enterprises worldwide. LGS offers groundbreaking research, development, and solutions in wireless communications, radio frequency (RF) spectrum analysis, cybersecurity, fiber optic and free-space optical communications, and mobile broadband. We integrate our solutions into communications, sensing, and analytical systems that provide our customers with a critical information advantage.

LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, Arizona, and North Carolina. Formerly a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, LGS is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. Federal Government both directly and through any indirect supplier. LGS maintains strong ties to Bell Labs and its technologies, employing more than 750 scientists and engineers and over 1000 employees worldwide. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit www.lgsinnovations.com.

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