N-Dimension Solutions Inc. Cyber Security
N-Dimension provides public power utilities with cost-effective cyber security solutions that address today’s increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks and progressively complex regulations. N-Dimension is a member of NISTs Cyber Security Working Group, a founding member of the National Electric Sector Cyber Security Organization, and the recipient of the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Award for Best Practices in Industrial Cyber Security.
Products & Services
End-to-End Smart Grid Cyber Security Protection for Utilities
Professional Services: With extensive industry backgrounds in Smart Grid cyber security, Control Systems, Control Systems security, IT Security, IT Infrastructure, Internetworking, Telecommunications and Software Development, N-Dimension is ideally positioned to offer Security-oriented and Telecommunications-oriented Professional Services to the Electric Power industry. These services include:
- Cyber Security Plans
- Cyber Security Assessment based on Cyber Security Best Practices and Standards, and based on NERC CIP standards
- Vulnerability Exploration
- On-site penetration test (Ethical Hacking) from outside the operating environment
- Off-site ethical hacking
- Asset identification, classification, and risk analysis
- Cyber Security Awareness and Training sessions
Cyber Security Product Family: N-Dimension’s products secure critical operational networks with a defense-in-depth approach. Defense-in-depth involves deploying multiple security capabilities to implement perimeter protection at network edges, multiple security capabilities to implement interior protection within segregated networks, and multiple security capabilities to monitor networks for unexpected behavior. The N-Dimension n-Platform Unified Threat Management systems provide over a dozen security capabilities on a single, easy-to-manage appliance that can implement in-depth perimeter protection, in-depth interior protection, and in-depth monitoring. The N-Dimension n-Central Cyber Security Management system provides centralized real-time collection, monitoring, analysis, and networking equipment in a utility’s network. It is designed specifically for utilities to centrally manage cyber security solutions in local and remote areas.
Product Integration: N-Dimension’s products are designed to enable interoperability with enterprise systems and between various utility systems. N-Dimension can provide Professional Services to integrate N-Dimension’s products into your utility environment. Services include portal integration, customized reporting feeds, and targeted alerting.
As more and more utilities continue to look towards modernizing their systems through digital equipment, it’s important to understand the cyber security implications and prepare accordingly. This publication provides an overview of cyber security concepts and issues affecting public power utilities including trends and recent incidents. The publication also includes case studies and provides pragmatic recommendations for utilities to protect their operations from cyber security attacks. Ordering information is available on the APPA website.