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Department of Homeland Security Selects Waterfall Security Solutions’ Technology to be part of its new National Cyber Security Test-bed at the INL

April 1, 2010

TEL-AVIV, Israel, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Waterfall’s
Unidirectional Security Gateways were selected to be an integral part of
DHS’s Control Systems Security Program new cyber security test-bed. This
test-bed, located and operated by the Idaho National Labs (INL), is an
environment where control and monitoring systems, including Supervisory
Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, energy management systems,
process control systems (PCS), distributed control systems, and third-party
security components are evaluated for cyber security vulnerabilities.

The Control Systems Security Program (CSSP) of the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) is tasked with the responsibility of reducing vulnerabilities
in Industrial Control Systems that support and manage the United States
critical infrastructures.

Control systems underlie a significant part of the nation’s critical
infrastructure and are vulnerable to cyber and physical attacks by
adversaries that could result in loss of life, severe economic impact, or
both.

Waterfall’s technology, accompanied with its multitude of available
Waterfall Connectors, provides out-of-the-box integration and support for the
majority of industrial applications, historian systems, and SCADA protocols.
“Waterfall’s technology is the natural selection for DHS’s test-bed
environment. Waterfall bestows its unparalleled security to many of the
applications and systems used today by the nation’s critical infrastructure.
Our continuous R&D efforts ensure that future industrial and control systems
and applications introduced to the market by the various vendors will be
supported by Waterfall as well, and this will be available for DHS’s test-bed
continuous activities,” said Lior Frenkel, Co-Founder and CEO of Waterfall
Security Solutions.

About Waterfall Security Solutions:

Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd. is the leading provider of
Unidirectional Security Gateways and data diodes for Control networks, SCADA
systems, Remote Monitoring and Segregated Networks. Waterfall’s security
solutions assist Utilities and Critical Infrastructures to easily and
comfortably achieve compliance with NERC-CIP, NRC, NIST and other regulations
as well as cyber-security best practices.

Waterfall’s products have been deployed in many utilities, critical
national infrastructures, mission critical environments and homeland security
agencies throughout North America, Europe and Israel. Waterfall’s offerings
include support to leading industrial applications, such as: OSIsoft PI(TM)
Historian, GE Proficy(TM) iHistorian, the Siemens SIMATIC(TM) and the GE
OSM(TM) remote monitoring platforms, and leading industrial protocols, such
as: OPC, Modbus, DNP3 and ICCP.

For more information, please visit our website at
http://www.waterfall-security.com

    Company Contact:
    Web: http://www.waterfall-security.com
    Tel: +972-3-9003700
    Email: Info@waterfall-security.com

SOURCE Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd.


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