Critical Information Protection: Encrypt Serial Data Communication Links with the BlackSER AES, a serial data AES encryptor with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Security

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Engage Black 
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Critical Information Protection: Encrypt Serial Data Communication Links with the BlackSER AES, a serial data AES encryptor with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Security

Aptos, CA – June 21, 2018

Engage Black announces the BlackSER AES, an in-line Serial Data Encryptor with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliant cryptography and hardware. Serial data received on the DCE interface is encrypted using a 256-bit AES key and sent out the DTE interface. Serial data received on the DTE interface is decrypted using a 256-bit AES key and sent out the DCE interface.

https://www.engageblack.com/products/serial-encryption/blackser-aes

BlackSER AES's bump-in-the-wire design secures SCADA connections from unauthorized access, control, eavesdropping, and malicious attack by authenticating and encrypting their serial data communications:

  • Remote Terminal Units (RTUs)
  • Protective Relays for Transformer Trip
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Remote Console on Firewalls
  • Environmental Control Systems: HVAC
  • Oil & Gas Valves



Engage Black’s BlackVault Hardware Security Module provides the Cryptographic foundation for the BlackSER AES.  Sophisticated Key management: Generation, Wrapped Exportation/Importation, Storage and Tamper Zeroization ensures that Trust is warranted.

“The FIPS compliance which enforces stringent Multi-Factor authenticated AES key creation and handling achieves a classified level of security.”  Mark Doyle Engage Black CEO.  “The Encryption of Serial Communication Control links is mandatory for Critical Infrastructure Protection.”

For more information contact Engage Black at +1.877.ENGAGE4 +1.831.688.1021 or email sales@engageblack.com.

Engage Black, the cryptographic business unit of Engage Communication Inc. Founded in 1989, provides innovative cryptographic solutions that securely generate, use and manage cryptographic keys and material for encryption www.engageblack.com


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