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Rockwell Automation Router Offers VPN, Firewall Capabilities

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5900 services router is the first in the Rockwell Automation network product portfolio to deliver virtual private network (VPN) and firewall capabilities simultaneously. These capabilities make the router well-suited for securing cell/area zones, as well as connecting to a cell/area zone from a remote location over an untrusted network.

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MXconfig Software Mass Configures Moxa Ethernet Switches

Control Engineers can now install, configure and manage multiple Ethernet switches simultaneously using Moxa’s MXconfig software, resulting in significantly reduced setup times, lower installation costs, as well as the elimination of errors arising from manual entry of configuration settings.

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Protect Automation Networks from Cyber Attacks

Moxa, a provider of hardened networking, communication and computing solutions, introduced a new solution to protect automation networks from cyber attacks: the EDR-810, a new Gigabit-performance secure router with built-in managed switch.

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Siemens Managed Security Services Protects Industrial Control Systems

SIEMENS logoSiemens rolled out its Managed Security Service in the U.S., a new offering aimed at providing continuous protection to production environments. The offering includes assessment of security posture, implementation of recommended security measures and transitions into ongoing defense against rapidly evolving cyber security threats in Industrial Control System environments. The new offering will first be introduced in the U.S. followed by Europe and Asia.

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Hand-Held Tester Troubleshoots Industrial Ethernet Cable

Ideal Industries Inc. unveiled the IENet PRO Industrial Ethernet Cable Tester. Optimized for LAN testing efficiency, the IENet PRO empowers network professionals to instantly verify the integrity of two-pair and four-pair Industrial Ethernet cables, and to assure proper terminations by detecting opens, shorts, miswires, reversals and split pairs in fractions of a second. With its integrated RJ-45 (UTP/STP) and shielded M12 coax interfaces and Profinet formatted results, the IENet PRO is the only hand-held tester specifically designed for this cable type.

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