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BlackRidge Demonstrates Identity-based Cybersecurity Solution for IoT Networks

January 09, 2019 / Ken Briodagh

At CES2019, BlackRidge Technology, a provider of next-generation cyber defense solutions, reportedly has launched a new identity-based product line for critical infrastructure and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). The company will demonstrate the BlackRidge Transport Access Control (TAC) product family and a new BlackRidge TAC Identity (TAC-ID) device at the event. TAC-ID is designed to provide identity for authenticating network connections for new and legacy equipment in factories, hospitals and critical infrastructure architectures, and it supports the secure convergence of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) networks. IT infrastructure and systems are evolving rapidly, driven by an influx of intelligent and connected devices – from sensors in manufacturing plants to medical devices in hospitals – that need protection from complex and treacherous threats. As OT security has lagged, hackers are increasingly attacking ICS environments and II...