SOURCE: INFRAX Systems, Inc.

January 11, 2011 08:00 ET

Former White House Director of Cyber-Security Policy to Participate With Infrax Systems (IFXY) at DistribuTECH Conference

Ely Kahn to Will Address Cyber Security Issues and the Benefits of Infrax's Security Platforms

ST. PETERSBURG, FL--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Infrax Systems, Inc., (OTCBB: IFXY), a global provider of unified Smart Grid-related products and services for the Energy and Utility industries, announced today that Ely Kahn, former Director of Cyber-Security Policy for the National Security Staff of the Executive Office of the President, will participate at the launch of the Secure Network Interface Card (SNIC) at the DistribuTECH Conference in San Diego, February 1 - 3. 

"We are very pleased that Mr. Kahn will be attending the conference with Infrax and will be in our booth throughout the conference to address Cyber Security issues and the benefits of Infrax's grid security solutions," said Paul J. Aiello, CEO of Infrax Systems. "His insight and experiences over the past few years of heightened cyber-attack activity have played a pivotal role in the development of our strategic direction to secure the global energy grid."

Mr. Kahn has an extensive background in cyber-security and risk management having previously served as a Director for Cyber-Security Policy at the White House under the Obama Administration and in various roles at the Department of Homeland Security under the Bush Administration. While at the White House, he worked closely with senior leadership from the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the State Department, and the Department of Defense to develop the strategies and policies that guide our nation's cyber defenses.

"Undoubtedly, one of our nation's most critical infrastructures is the power grid, and as we continue to embrace Smart Grid technologies our power grid becomes more and more vulnerable to cyber attacks and incidents," states Ely Kahn, Infrax Systems Advisor. "Infrax has developed unique technological solutions to secure the Smart Grid, and I believe their approach sets them apart from other Smart Grid solution providers."

The Infrax Secure Intelligent Energy Platform is an enhanced Cyber Security platform which has been designed to prevent unwarranted intrusion into any part of a network protected by the platform. Using advanced encryption algorithms and behavioral analysis, the platform is capable of providing suspicious or malicious event profiling and based on custom routines, can provide proactive threat protection.

Cyber Security and the prevention of malicious attacks is a core component to Infrax's evolving Secure Intelligent Energy Platform, which includes secure wireless substation backhaul components, local communications devices and automation applications.

DistribuTECH is the utility industry's leading smart grid conference and exposition, covering automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, power delivery equipment and water utility technology. Smart Grid solutions and proprietary technologies exclusively launched by Infrax Systems at this industry recognized show and conference, will be demonstrated at the companies booth #547.

About Infrax Systems

Infrax Systems offers a series of interrelated operational management, communications, and grid security related products and services known as Secure Intelligent Energy Platform (SIEP). Our products enable a comprehensive and unified solution for communications and applications management of the Smart Grid. SIEP™ incorporates a wide array of communications, security, device and data management tools for Smart Grid applications such as advanced metering solutions and grid optimization. SIEP platform creates a unified solution to securely manage Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation. Infrax's secure smart grid platform, incorporates a communications transport and management system, (Grid Mesh™), device and data security management, and ultimately secures intelligent endpoint devices (SIED). The secure management of the "last mile" backhaul will be necessary for utilities to implement Smart Grid applications including AMI, real-time pricing, Demand Side Management (DSM), Distribution Monitoring and Automation. When combined, these applications can offer economic, operational and environmental benefits for utilities, and ultimately the utility's customers.

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