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Bureau Veritas Signs Global Cybersecurity Services Framework Agreement With Knorr-Bremse

Nov. 15 2023

Bureau Veritas has partnered with Knorr-Bremse, a global leader in braking systems and other technologies for rail and commercial vehicles, to establish a pioneering global Cybersecurity services framework agreement. 

This collaboration aims to strengthen the cybersecurity in products and the infrastructure of Knorr-Bremse, aligning it with evolving industry needs and regulatory standards. 

The comprehensive framework agreement includes a range of Cybersecurity services and specialized trainings offered by Bureau Veritas. These services will incorporate many areas, including various IEC 62443 dashes, ISO 27001 compliance, Cybersecurity Risk Assessments, and an array of other essential Cybersecurity support tailored to the unique needs of Knorr-Bremse. 

One of the defining features of this agreement is the availability of both pre-defined service packages and the flexibility of ordering consulting days. This enables Knorr-Bremse divisions to access tailor-made services to address their specific cybersecurity requirements. 

This framework agreement will aim to strengthen the existing partnership between both companies, and bolster Knorr-Bremse in meeting customer demands and adapting to the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity regulations. 

Laurent Louail, Executive Vice-President at Bureau Veritas said:
"We are thrilled to partner with Knorr-Bremse to deliver cutting-edge cybersecurity services. Our tailored solutions and extensive experience will assist Knorr-Bremse in enhancing their cybersecurity and meeting the growing demands of the mobility industry. Cybersecurity is a strategic growth area for Bureau Veritas as further testified by this partnership. We are proud that our comprehensive cybersecurity solutions benefit Knorr-Bremse not only in their home country but also across their international operations.”

Nicolas Lange, Member of the Executive Board at Knorr-Bremse AG said: 
"This agreement marks a significant step in our commitment to cybersecurity in our company, our products and to our customers. Working with Bureau Veritas is instrumental in enabling us to address these challenges, whilst ensuring compliance with industry standards and upcoming regulation."

The framework agreement is set to remain effective globally for until end of 2026, with both parties committed to nurturing a long-term collaboration.