Industrial Defender (formerly Verano) can help you defend your systems. The company offers security software designed to monitor and protect the control systems of industrial operations such as pipelines and power plants. It also offers software used to manage industrial operations, as well as related professional services such as consulting, support, training, and maintenance. Industrial Defender's customers come from industries such as energy and utilities, transportation, and oil and gas. The company was founded in 1996. In 2008 Industrial Defender purchased secure communications technology provider Teltone.