New Tofino™ VPN module secures remote SCADA communication

Summaries and links to media articles about the announcement of the new Tofino VPN module....

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Drives & Controls, August, 2009

Cyber-security VPN targets controls users
"MTL Instruments and Tofino Security have announced a VPN (virtual private network) system that extends cyber security for control systems beyond plant walls. ....”

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Control Engineering Asia, August 5, 2009

Tofino VPN Module for Securing Remote SCADA Communication
"The Tofino VPN Server LSM , the Tofino VPN Client LSM, and the Tofino VPN Client License are designed specifically to be simple to use and to securely connect facilities and people together over untrusted networks, such as the Internet....”

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Arcweb.com, July 30, 2009. (ARC Advisory Group)

New Tofino™ VPN Module Secures Remote SCADA Communication
Bob Mick, ARC Advisory Group,
commented, "MTL and Byers Security are developing a line of security oriented products with the intent of making them easier to deploy and manage by on-site people.  This can benefit many companies in manufacturing, utilities and other similar industries where local IT staffing is limited.  It could also appeal to systems suppliers who also may lack security expertise...."

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Processindustryinformer.com, July 29, 2009

New Tofino VPN Module makes securing remote SCADA communication easy
"The Tofino VPN is unique, having an integrated SCADA-capable firewall that provides a high degree of granularity in setting access rules...."

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Chemical Processing, July 29, 2009

VPN Designed to Authenticate, Encrypt SCADA
"Security for the Tofino VPN is provided by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) – a proven technology that is the foundation of all web ecommerce and is widely considered to be less complex to configure than other VPN technologies...."

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Read-out.net, July 29, 2009

Security beyond plant walls
"The Tofino VPN is the first solution for securely connecting industrial control facilities and people together over untrusted networks (such as the Internet) that does not need an IT expert to set up and administer...."

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HazardEx, July 29, 2009

VPN Module Makes Securing Remote SCADA Communication Easy
"All of these features make the setup of the Tofino VPN easy, ensuring that neither industrial security nor industrial reliability are compromised by complex configuration errors...."

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Automationworld.com, July 28, 2009

VPN Module Simplifies Secure Remote SCADA Communication by Wes Iverson
"Using simple, drag-and-drop technology, this plant floor solution doesn’t require an IT expert. Eric Byres, chief technology officer at Tofino Security Inc., calls it “a VPN that people can actually use on the plant floor...."

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Automation.com, July 28, 2009

MTL Instruments announces Tofino VPN module
"Uses of the Tofino VPN include: monitoring and controlling remote sites from a central location, providing secure access to control systems for remote personnel, securing communications between critical controllers, allowing legacy non-IP control traffic to travel over IP networks...."

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Controlglobal.com, July 28, 2009

Tofino VPN module for secure remote SCADA communication
"Security for the Tofino VPN is provided by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) – a proven technology that is the foundation of all web ecommerce and is widely considered to be less complex to configure than other VPN technologies...."

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Processingtalk.com, July 28, 2009

Tofino VPN enables secure connections
"Deployment is completed centrally using the Tofino Central Management Platform (CMP), and does not require any changes to existing control system network design or addressing...."

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