Internet and SCADA security expert Dr. José Fernandez to oversee security strategy and development for SkkyHub™ as new Advisory Board Member.
Mississauga, Ontario, February 9, 2015 – Skkynet Cloud Systems, Inc. (“Skkynet” or “the Company”) (OTCQB:SKKY), a global leader in real-time cloud information systems, is pleased to announce that Dr. José M. Fernandez, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Software at the École Polytechnique de Montréal has joined Skkynet’s Advisory Board. Dr. Fernandez is currently involved in research in computer security for Internet applications and SCADA systems, and will be a valuable asset to ensuring the integrity of the SkkyHub™ service.
“We are fortunate to gain the benefit of Dr. Fernandez’s wisdom and experience,” said Paul Thomas, President of Skkynet. “There are strong and growing concerns for the security of the Internet of Things (IoT), particularly in the industrial area. From the start Skkynet has striven to put security the forefront in the design of SkkyHub, and we expect Dr. Fernandez to contribute significantly to our efforts.”
“I’m looking forward to working with the Skkynet security team,” said Dr. Fernandez. “The approach to security taken by the SkkyHub service is unique, and may well become a key factor in ensuring the success of cloud-based industrial computing.”
Skkynet’s SkkyHub allows industrial and embedded systems to securely network live data in real time from any location. Secure by design, it requires no VPN, no open firewall ports, no special programming, and no additional hardware. It enables bidirectional supervisory control, integration, and sharing of data with multiple users, and real-time access to selected data sets in a web browser. The service is capable of handling over 50,000 data changes per second per client, at speeds just a few milliseconds over Internet latency.
About Skkynet Cloud Systems, Inc.:
Skkynet Cloud Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:SKKY) is a global leader in real-time cloud information systems. The Skkynet Connected Systems platform includes the award-winning SkkyHub™ service, DataHub®, WebView™, and embedded toolkit software. The platform enables real-time data connectivity for industrial, embedded, and financial systems, with no programming required. Skkynet’s platform is uniquely positioned for the “Internet of Things” and “Industry 4.0” because unlike the traditional approach for networked systems, SkkyHub is secure-by-design. Customers include Microsoft, Siemens, Metso, ABB, Honeywell, IBM, GE, Statoil, Goodyear, BASF, Cadbury Chocolate, and the Bank of Canada. For more information, see http://skkynet.com.
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