MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 Secure Cloud 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 our Secure Cloud Service, 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 Secure Cloud Service is unique, and may well become a key factor in ensuring the success of cloud-based industrial computing.”
Skkynet’s Secure Cloud Service 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. Its award-winning Secure Cloud Service™ collects, processes, and distributes real-time information over networks, locally and remotely. This allows data-intensive organizations to safely and securely manage, supervise, and control industrial processes, embedded devices, and financial information systems. Skkynet’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc., provides DataHub® and WebView™ proven middleware products that enable real-time data integration and distribution for industrial, embedded, and financial systems. Customers include Siemens, 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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