Foxborough, Mass., June 24 Industrial Defender, Inc., today announced that it has acquired Teltone Corporation, a provider of secure communications for electric power substations and provider of the Gauntlet secure substation communications solution. Through this acquisition, Industrial Defender now offers the electric power industrys most comprehensive cyber security solution for industrial control and SCADA systems.
Teltones Gauntlet solution drives NERC CIP compliance in dial-up environments, while providing a transparent path to IP connectivity. The Gauntlet Gateway is based on Teltones Substation Line Sharing Switch (SLSS) technology, the Gauntlet gateway is installed in 85% of North American substations. This coupled with Industrial Defenders Defense in Depth Cyber Risk Protection solution, enables power utilities to secure their legacy and future communications from the industrial control and SCADA system level to the substation, and fully comply with mandatory NERC CIP critical infrastructure cyber security requirements.