Tofino Xenon Security Line Updated

Monday, January 11, 2016 @ 06:01 PM gHale

The Tofino Xenon Software Version 2.2 is the latest software update to the Tofino family of security offerings.

The Tofino Configurator software combines with state-of-the-art hardware, supporting current Tofino products and the legacy Argon and EAGLE20 Tofino family of products.

Tofino Xenon Security Appliance with Software Version 2.2 offers a Layer 2 firewall that complies with global standards and can integrate into existing networks. Its “test mode” reduces installation risks, such as network interruptions or configuration errors.

Loadable Security Modules (LSMs) allow the Tofino Xenon Security Appliance to be highly customized to meet the security needs of different protocols making it usable in the process automation, machine building, oil and gas, power, and transportation industries.

The simple product integration ends up designed not to disrupt critical operations and works with both the latest Tofino Xenon Security Appliance and the legacy products, like Argon family and EAGLE20

In terms of security its Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) options allow detailed filters to enforce security policy, such as only allowing read commands to go to a programmable logic controller (PLC). It can also segment a control network into security zones.