EC: Tofino Xenon security appliance

Control Security: The Tofino Xenon is a versatile, extremely ruggedized security device that ensures maximum network and data protection in the harshest industrial conditions. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.

By Control Engineering October 20, 2014

The Tofino Xenon is part of Belden’s next generation of Tofino Security solutions for industrial control systems. The new security appliance offers a level of flexibility and customization that’s unique to the industry, and will enable network managers to easily upgrade their existing systems without downtime.

The evolution of Belden’s security hardware now includes increased customization capabilities and improved ease of use. The enhancements allow industries-such as oil and gas, power utilities, and manufacturing-to easily install upgrades on live systems with minimal configuration. Ultimately, the new features will maximize network uptime by enhancing overall data security and reducing operational risks.

The Tofino Xenon is designed to withstand the harshest conditions, while ensuring maximum data security for production networks. Other benefits of the Xenon include:

  • Custom-built options, such as designated temperature ranges and software modules.
  • Compliance with global standards, customizable for use in electrical substations, hazardous environments or transportation systems.
  • Easy integration into existing, live networks with no pre-configuration needs or risk of production disruptions.

The Tofino Xenon is highly customizable. No matter the network engineer’s needs, this firewall can meet the security requirements of different protocols, industries and environments. It’s designed to be safely installed on a running network with no pre-configuration, and the hardware comes loaded with the required software.

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Original content can be found at Oil and Gas Engineering.