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SSH Communications Security Continues Investment in OT Security – Appointment of Massimo Nardone

Helsinki, Finland – April 23, 2024SSH Communications Security (SSH), a global leader in securing communications for and between humans, systems, and networks, announces the appointment of Massimo Nardone as Vice President of Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity. With a comprehensive career in CISO and OT leadership roles at IBM, Cognizant, HP, and Cargotec, Massimo brings a wealth of specialized knowledge and business intelligence to SSH's mission of securing Operational Technology (OT)


Operational technology requires more security

The OT landscape has undergone a significant transformation, evolving from isolated and unprotected systems to interconnected environments powered by Industry 4.0. As a result, secure remote access and preventive maintenance have emerged as paramount concerns for companies operating in OT-intensive industries.  

"We are thrilled to welcome Massimo Nardone to SSH Communications Security," says interim CEO of SSH, Rami Raulas. "We already have two of the top six global paper & pulp manufacturers, a global leader in material handling solutions for industrial customers and ports and customers from the shipping industry to drive remote operations, enhance operational efficiency, increase profitability, and reduce carbon emissions with our solutions. The journey continues.”


A thought leader in OT markets

SSH has made significant strides in the OT Cybersecurity market in recent years, leveraging its leadership team's experience in manufacturing, process industries, industrial automation, digital solutions, and IoT. SSH's flagship solution, PrivX OT Edition, has garnered acclaim for its ability to facilitate IT/OT convergence while ensuring robust security measures tailored to the unique demands of OT environments. The company's ongoing initiatives, such as the EU CHARM project and membership in the AIQUSEQ project, underscore its dedication to advancing OT security.


Find out more about the SSH leadership team and the heads of the regions and business units here:  


For more information about operational technology security, please visit:  


For further information:

Rami Raulas, Interim CEO, tel. +358 50 331 1741, email 
Massimo Nardone, VP Operational Technology, email  


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About SSH

SSH is a leading defensive cybersecurity company that secures communications and access for and between humans, systems, and networks. Our customers include a diverse range of enterprises, from multiple Fortune 500 companies to SMBs across various sectors such as Finance, Retail, Industrial, Critical Infrastructure, Healthcare, and Government.

We help our customers secure their business in the hybrid cloud and distributed IT and OT infrastructures. Our biometric, passwordless, and keyless PrivX Zero Trust solutions reduce costs and complexity while quantum-safe encryption keeps critical connections future-proof. Our teams and partners in North America, Europe, and Asia ensure customer success. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.