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Platte River Power Authority Selects CipherOptics to Protect DCS Network

February 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on Platte River Power Authority Selects CipherOptics to Protect DCS Network 

Web Hosting ServicesRaleigh, NC РCipherOptics, a leader in scalable data protection, announced today that Platte River Power Authority is protecting its Digital Control System (DCS) information with the CipherOptics CEP line of standards-based encryptors and CipherEngine, the industry’s most scalable policy and key management solution for network encryption.

Platte River Power Authority provides wholesale electric power to four municipal electric systems in northern Colorado. As a utility provider, they are subject to many regulations, including the NERC Reliability Standards. With a looming NERC compliance deadline, Platte River Power Authority needed to encrypt its DCS information between the human-machine interfaces (HMI) and various control systems. Read more

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