SOURCE: Semaphore


October 19, 2010 10:33 ET

Semaphore Releases DNP3 Secure Authentication Case Study

LAKE MARY, FL--(Marketwire - October 19, 2010) -  Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has released a case study on implementation of DNP3 Secure Authentication in an installation using Kingfisher SCADA system RTU products.

DNP3 Secure Authentication is an extension to the existing DNP3 standard incorporating IEC62351 Version 2.0 authentication on top of the DNP3 communication protocol. It provides a challenge process to ensure that commands and information that are transmitted on a SCADA network are from legitimate assets on the system. It addresses a major threat, which has occurred in the water / wastewater industry and applies to SCADA systems in practically all applications.

Semaphore's Kingfisher RTU line provides many advanced features for SCADA system solutions, including redundant configurations, intelligent I/O, and open programming that is compliant with IEC 61131-3 and IEC 61499. The contemporary Kingfisher product line includes the Kingfisher Plus+ and G30 models.

Kingfisher Plus+ is an advanced, modular RTU that offers expansion up to 1000 I/O points. The G30 is a compact RTU that extends the full capabilities of Semaphore's Kingfisher Plus+ product line to small SCADA system applications requiring up to 32 I/O points. Kingfisher RTU systems are well suited to large, demanding measurement and control applications.

Semaphore's RTU products are ideal for a broad range of monitoring and control applications in the broadcast / telecom, infrastructure management, oil & gas, power, transportation and water / wastewater industries. For more information about Semaphore solutions, visit, or contact Semaphore at 1200 Chantry Place, Lake Mary, FL 32746, 407-333-3235.

About Semaphore

Established in 2006, Semaphore was the result of a merger of two CSE Global companies, RTUnet, of Australia, and TechnoTrade SA, of Belgium. For over 20 years, these companies have provided leading solutions for telemetry, automation, and remote monitoring and have an installed base of more than 70,000 devices. For more information, visit

Semaphore is a wholly owned subsidiary of CSE-Global Limited (CSE), a Singapore-based, leading, systems integrator with an international presence spanning Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. CSE employs about 1,400 people worldwide, with over 85% representing its design, engineering, and project management capability and experience. For more information, visit

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