Cyber Services
Wärtsilä Cyber Services

Protect your power plant from cyber security threats

With the rapid digitalisation of the energy industry and the increased use of integrated systems and software in power plants, addressing cyber security is critical to protect data and ensure reliable and safe energy operations.

To develop and maintain cyber security resilience, you need an expert partner with the right combination of energy industry and cyber security know-how – because keeping your critical infrastructure cyber secure is a continuous process that requires specialist knowledge and constant attention.

Our cyber security solution for energy producers

Wärtsilä Cyber services help to safeguard your power plants, placing the highest priority on functional safety while also helping you to comply with laws and regulations. Our approach relies on cutting-edge technology and industry best practices to safeguard our products and service operations throughout their lifecycle.

Maintaining cyber resilience is a continuous process that should never be thought of as completed. Wärtsilä Cyber services help you understand the current cyber security status of your operational environment and provide actions to mitigate identified cyber risks. Our services enable a systematic 360-degree approach to cyber security risk mitigation, from assessing your current cyber posture to implementing cyber controls and lifecycle services.


  • Identify your cyber risks and understand the actions needed to mitigate them
  • Maintain an auditable and managed programme to control your cyber security threats
  • Ensure preventative protection of your installation against cyber risks and safeguard products and service operations throughout their lifecycle
  • Recover quickly from cyber attacks and maintain resilience to ensure maximum operational uptime and availability while increasing the reliability of your industrial control system (ICS) assets

A purpose-built solution for the energy industry

All Wärtsilä Cyber services are designed according to best practices and are based on the international IEC 62443 cyber security standard. Our services are also adaptable to regional and local energy standards and regulations.

Wärtsilä Cyber services supports you with energy standards and regulations such as:

  • ISA 99 / IEC 62443
  • NIST SP 800
  • NIS Directive
  • AER
  • HCIS SEC-12 Cybersecurity

As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and service provider, we have a thorough understanding of power plants and can therefore provide complete lifecycle support to help you mitigate cyber security risks. Our wide global service network of skilled service engineers, central cyber security experts and strategic partnerships help to keep your critical infrastructure safe.

Cyber services

Cyber assessment

Cyber assessment

Assess your current situation and understand where you are in terms of cyber risks, compliance gaps or technical vulnerabilities.

Cyber foundation

Cyber foundation

Establish the foundation for your cyber risk management by setting up a cyber security management system, governance and policies.

Cyber protection

Cyber protection

Implement procedural and technical controls and system upgrades to reduce cyber risks.


Cyber recovery

Cyber recovery

Maintain cyber security resilience with active threat monitoring and effective incident response procedures with the help of Wärtsilä Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) and our global service network.

Wärtsilä Vulnerability management

Wärtsilä ICS vulnerability management services provide procedures for you to maintain asset inventory, manage vulnerabilities, mitigate risks and run your operations more securely. Wärtsilä ICS vulnerability management services belong to the Cyber assessment and Cyber protection modules and consists of following Cyber services:

  • Wärtsilä ICS asset visualisation
  • Wärtsilä ICS vulnerability advisory
  • Wärtsilä ICS patch validation
  • Wärtsilä ICS patch deployment

Benefits of vulnerability management:

  • Ensure that Wärtsilä provided equipment is tracked and secured
  • Outsource the need for vulnerability tracking
  • Obtain managed cyber security and mitigation processes
  • Obtain auditable vulnerability management process
  • Meet your regulatory and compliance requirements

The Wärtsilä ICS vulnerability management infographic can be found in the “Downloads & links” section below.

Wärtsilä PSIRT

Wärtsilä Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) provides cyber security vulnerability assistance and incident response for Wärtsilä’s customers. PSIRT services prevent and address cyber security incidents in ICSs to secure continuous business without interruptions. The incident response process begins from the initial detection of the incident and covers all phases up to and including solving the ongoing issues and providing lessons learned and suggestions for overall improvement.

Benefits of PSIRT:
  • Detects threats before they cause incidents or damage
  • Detects and resolves incidents
  • Provides incident-response services to support incident handling

Downloads & links


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In Conversation with Wärtsilä’s cybersecurity expert
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Cybersecurity – 1.5 trillion reasons to take it seriously
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A break in the circuit
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20 Feb 2019 · Article
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Fighting the constant cyberwar
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