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TEPCO Power Grid Deploys SilentDefense for Detecting Anomalies in its Power Grid

A case study explaining why SilentDefense has been chosen by the largest electric power company in Japan.

Eindhoven, The Netherlands and Tokyo, Japan – May 17, 2018 – SecurityMatters, a global leader in operational technology (OT) network assessment and protection, is proud to announce, in collaboration with Macnica Networks, the publication of the case study about the deployment of SilentDefense in TEPCO Power Grid (TEPCO PG), the largest electric power company in Japan.

With the number of cyber attacks constantly on the rise and the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, TEPCO PG selected SilentDefense to enhance the cyber resilience of its power delivery infrastructure and the security of Japanese social infrastructure.

SecurityMatters’ case study analyzes the main issues related to TEPCO PG’s industrial control systems focusing on the main business components of the project: The Objective, The Challenge, The Solution and The Results.

The full case study is available at this link.

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About TEPCO: Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) is Japan's largest power company group, holding three independent business entities: TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc., TEPCO Power Grid, Inc., and TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc. As a group, it generates, distributes, and sells electricity and other types of energy principally to the Kanto metropolitan area, which includes Japan's two most populous cities, Tokyo and Yokohama. Its 42,060 employees are committed to providing safe, reliable power as well as fulfilling its responsibilities to the communities of Fukushima.

About Macnica Networks: Macnica Networks Corp. is one of Japan's leading value added distributors for a wide range of advanced network products and information technology.

About SecurityMatters: SecurityMatters empowers critical infrastructure and manufacturing organizations with the ability to identify, analyze and respond to industrial threats and flaws, minimizing troubleshooting costs and unexpected downtime. We leverage OT-specific knowledge and understanding to provide visibility into critical assets and their activity and detect operational problems and cyber security threats. Our revolutionary network monitoring platform has been successfully deployed by customers worldwide.


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