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Friday, November 13 2020 - 20:00
Egis and Cylus Partner to launch a Center of Excellence, for Rail Cybersecurity Services
TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Egis and Cylus, the leading rail cybersecurity company, announced today that 
they are joining forces to form a Center of Excellence for advanced, 
rail-focused, cybersecurity services. The Center of Excellence will support 
rail companies around the world in building cyber resiliency and securing 
critical networks.

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for the railway industry. Egis and Cylus 
bring their combined expertise in offering end-to-end cybersecurity services, 
encompassing all aspects of the rail operational network's life-cycle. Designed 
by the world's foremost experts, based on methodologies, technologies, and 
standards (IEC 62443), the Center of Excellence delivers a wide array of 
advanced security solutions and services to customers worldwide. From 
development of strategy, through identification of cyber risks, to detection 
and response to incidents, railway companies will be supported in all aspects 
of cybersecurity.

"We are excited to collaborate with Cylus, the leading rail cybersecurity 
company. Joining forces enables us to provide our customers, unique domain 
expertise as well as cutting-edge cybersecurity know-how and best practices." 
Says Olivier Bouvart, Executive Director Rail of Egis and adds "We decided to 
take action and be proactive in supporting our customers by preparing them for 
the growing risk of cyber threats."

"We're excited to work with Egis Rail, which has decades of experience in 
providing mobility services around the globe." Says Amir Levintal, CEO of 
Cylus, "This partnership strengthens our capabilities to provide end-to-end 
support to rail organizations in meeting the specter of cyber threats. Our 
joint services are designed specifically for the railway industry and will 
enable our customer to focus on their day-to-day operations, business, and 
growth, leaving their cyber-defense management to our security experts. We are 
certain that this partnership will drive the rail industry towards a cyber-safe 

For more information, visit the Center of Excellence ( ).

About Cylus

Cylus leads rail transport towards a cyber-safe future by protecting railway 
systems against cyber threats.

With a 100% focus on rail-cybersecurity, Cylus is the first software company to 
address the railway industry's unique, complex and divergent needs. Cylus rail 
cybersecurity solutions are trusted by top-tier railway companies globally and 
the rail ecosystem as a whole. For more information please visit -

Press contacts:
Ben Kapon - Tel.: +972-52-6100006 

About the Egis group

Egis is a major international group in the construction engineering and 
mobility services sectors whose unique global service range encompasses 
infrastructure consulting, engineering and operation. Through our capacity for 
innovation, we respond to the climate emergency and to the greatest challenges 
of our time by offering solutions and acknowledged know-how in the areas of 
transportation and mobility, sustainable city construction, buildings, water, 
the environment and energy.

A 75%-owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, with the remaining 25% held by 
partner executives and employees, Egis Imagine a sustainable future, working 
for populations and social progress.

€1.22 bn managed turnover in 2019

15,800 employees

Press contacts

Isabelle Bourguet Mayrand
Strategy, Marketing and Communications Director
Tel.: +33 (0)1 39 41 44 17 / +33 (0)6 17 10 29 70

Sabine Mendy
Deputy Communications Director 
Tel.: +33 (0)1 39 41 43 05 / +33 (0)6 25 33 02 64

Source: Cylus, and Egis