Video: Securing Industry from Cyber Threats

Eric Byres, CTO of Tofino Security, describes how the Tofino™ Industrial Security Solution protects SCADA and industrial control systems from threats that penetrate or bypass IT firewalls.  Watch this video to learn:

  • about industrial cyber security threats

  • why IT firewalls are not sufficient

  • what approach to industrial security Honeywell recommends

  • how to meet industrial security standards using Tofino   

0:05  About industrial cyber threats - Industrial outages from cyber events cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.   

0:47  Why IT firewalls are not sufficient - Malware enters plants by secondary pathways. Good security requires Defense in Depth.    

1:44  About Honeywell's approach to industry security - Kevin Staggs, Global Security Architect, Honeywell Process Solutions, explains their decision to use Tofino technology in the Honeywell Modbus TCP Firewall.     

2:13  The advantages of the Tofino Industrial Security Solution - Defence in Depth; implemented without plant downtime; easy to configure by control engineers; designed for industrial protocols; and Tofino helps meet all industrial standards.   

3:38  Why Tofino is more effective than IT firewalls - Tofino protects better, is easier to install, is easier to use and requires no downtime.

Since this video was produced:

•    the network of vendors and VARS selling and supporting Tofino has expanded
•    the product’s certifications and approvals have expanded
•    the list of protocols and control system vendor systems supported has increased
•    Tofino Security has received the 2010 World Award for Industrial Network Security Solutions by respected industry analyst Frost & Sullivan. The honor highlights the Tofino™ Industrial Security Solution’s

o     effectiveness as a high mean time between failure (MTBF) solution specifically designed for industrial control environments that operate seven days a week with no down time

o    ability to protect against outside threats as well as accidental internal threats

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The Tofino Industrial Security Solution - this video demonstrates how to implement robust cyber security using Tofino in seven easy steps.