Network configuration tool for large cybersecurity networks

Westermo's WeConfig 1.4 is a network configuration management designed to configure large and complex industrial data communication networks and features enhanced functionality to bolster cybersecurity.

05/16/2016


Westermo's WeConfig 1.4 is a network configuration management designed to configure large and complex industrial data communication networks and features enhanced functionality to bolster cybersecurity. Courtesy: WestermoWestermo's WeConfig 1.4 is a network configuration management tool designed to allow users to save time and costs when configuring large and complex industrial data communication networks. WeConfig 1.4 enables the configuration of these networks to be implemented quickly and also features enhanced functionality to bolster cybersecurity. WeConfig is also designed to simplify the initial installation and configuration of single or multiple Westermo devices as well as provide ongoing maintenance through the life of the network. Once devices are configured and the network commissioned, a back-up of all the device configuration files can be easily made and stored. In the event that a switch or router needs to be replaced in service, the saved configuration can be downloaded to the new unit, resulting in a faster network repair, helping to save time for maintenance engineers.

WeConfig 1.4 also enables users to configure and maintain cyber security features on devices delivered by the Westermo operating system (WeOS). Powerful spoofing protection features such as MAC address filters and the configuration of IEEE802.1x port access authentication can be easily deployed and maintained. This helps to prevent unauthorized access to the network. It is also possible to scan and then harden the security features of switches with factory default passwords or which use unsecure protocols.

Westermo

www.westermo.com 

- Edited by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering cybersecurity products.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Additive manufacturing benefits; HMI and sensor tips; System integrator advice; Innovations from the industry
Robotic safety, collaboration, standards; DCS migration tips; IT/OT convergence; 2017 Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey
Integrated mobility; Artificial intelligence; Predictive motion control; Sensors and control system inputs; Asset Management; Cybersecurity
Featured articles highlight technologies that enable the Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies to get data more easily to the user.
This article collection contains several articles on how automation and controls are helping human-machine interface (HMI) hardware and software advance.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Infrastructure for natural gas expansion; Artificial lift methods; Disruptive technology and fugitive gas emissions
Mobility as the means to offshore innovation; Preventing another Deepwater Horizon; ROVs as subsea robots; SCADA and the radio spectrum
Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me