PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - June 28, 2016) - Digital security solutions leader Tyfone, Inc. will present at the 59th Annual POWID Conference, a premier conference within the power generation and distribution industry. Tyfone's CTO and cybersecurity industry expert, Nizar Jamal, will share insights about how the industry can better protect themselves against cybersecurity threats and other security-related vulnerabilities. The conference brings together leaders in the power generation and distribution industry and will explore the latest innovations and best practices in cybersecurity, smart grid, regulation, controls and instrumentation.
The International Society of Automation (ISA) (http://www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets standards to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. The Power Industry Division (POWID) in the ISA is focused on the production of electricity.
Mr. Jamal will present "Decentralized Hardware-Based Cybersecurity for Secure Remote Access within Power Generation and Distribution" at the conference. The presentation focuses an on-going Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) cybersecurity technology innovation project that involves Tyfone, EPRI, and Southern Engineering Services. The initiative is researching and prototyping a new approach for more effectively securing the power grid and critical infrastructure within the electric power and distribution industry.
This presentation focuses on an EPRI technology innovation project that is researching a new foundation in digital security and convenience that enables end point security for any user device that connects to IT and OT (Operational Technology) infrastructure in power generation facilities. This unique application research is enabled by Tyfone's patented circuit innovations licensed by EPRI that reduces the footprint of the hardware by as much as 60X and by a scalable software platform for cryptographic security of user identity, device identity, and transactions.
Tyfone is a leading provider of digital security solutions for identity and transactions. Protected by over 100 issued and pending patents, the company's secure solutions serve key industries such as financial services (including two of the Top 10 credit unions), the US Government, critical infrastructure, transportation, healthcare, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Secure solutions from Tyfone are used by hundreds of thousands of users and processed billions of dollars in transactions. The company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with major operations in Bangalore, India.
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