Curtiss-Wright Recognized for Cyber Security
Curtiss-Wright's Letchworth, UK facility awarded Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate of Compliance
ASHBURN, Va. – March 2, 2020 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a proven leading supplier of deployed video management solutions, today announced that its Letchworth, UK facility (Primagraphics DBA Curtiss-Wright) has been awarded the Cyber Essential Plus Certificate of Compliance following a successful independent assessment against the Cyber Essentials Standard. Cyber Essentials is a UK government information assurance scheme operated by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) that encourages organizations to adopt good practices in information security. The Certificate certifies that Curtiss-Wright’s facility was assessed as meeting the Cyber Essentials implementation profile (BIS/14/696/1.5) and that its Information and Communication Technology (ICT) defenses were assessed as satisfactory against commodity based cyber-attack at the time of testing. Curtiss-Wright worked with an award-winning information security and risk management company, Risk Factory, to gain the certification.
“We are very pleased to have been awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate, which recognizes the importance that Curtiss-Wright places on protecting client data from misuse and cyberattacks,” said Lynn Bamford, President, Defense, and Power. “Cyber Security is an ever-increasing concern for customers, potential customers, and suppliers, and the rigorous testing and implementation process required by the Cyber Essentials program ensures that our data security program is at the highest level.”
For more detailed information on the Cyber Essentials Plus program see: https://www.cyberessentials.ncsc.gov.uk/
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company is headquartered in Davidson, N.C., and employs approximately 9,100 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
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John Wranovics has over thirty years of experience in managing media relations and the promotion of high technology products. He has been with Curtiss-Wright since 2003. He has a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.