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Tofino Argon - Control Network Security Appliance


Posted on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Traditional firewalls are not designed for control systems or industrial threats, putting utilities essential to our way of life at risk. Each year, the damage to critical infrastructure from network incidents and cyber attacks is measured in the billions of dollars. The Tofino Industrial Security Solution goes beyond traditional firewall security by providing tailored protection for zones of devices - Zone Level Security™. Tofino is designed with the rugged environment, staff skills and needs of industry in mind, and is installed and implemented without plant downtime. Developed by industrial security experts, certified to numerous standards, and available from Tofino Security or as part of systems offered by Hirschmann, Honeywell, Invensys and MTL Instruments, Tofino is changing the landscape of industrial security. The Tofino Argon Industrial Security Solution Primary Features Protects SCADA and Industrial Control Systems from cyber threats and network incidents Easy deployment and configuration thanks to patented Plug-n-ProtectTM technologies Implemented without plant downtime Superior protection of Modbus and OPC communications using Deep Packet Inspection Ideal for securing zones of equipment on the plant floor, as per ISA/IEC 62443 standards Stealth security appliances have no IP address Mountable in Hazardous areas