The convergence of IT and industrial automation networks has increased the awareness of security threats posed by hackers, worms, and viruses. The standard solution has been to use an industrial secure router that protects the control network in conjunction with a variety of switches behind it to complete the communication network. But, this approach sometimes introduced compatibility issues.
The EDR-810 is a Gigabit-performance secure router with built-in managed switch. Integration of security and networking functions into a single device saves deployment cost and effort. It also reduces power consumption and panel space.
The router is an industrial-grade 8+2G secure device with Firewall/NAT/VPN and managed L2 switching functions, which allows it to transmit data efficiently while protecting the network and critical devices from cyber attacks. Firewall policies can control network traffic between different trust zones, and Network Address Translation (NAT) shields the internal LAN from unauthorized activity from outside hosts, which is a more secure architecture than just NAT alone. Additionally, the router adds Virtual Private Networking (VPN) to provide secure communication tunnels when accessing a private network from the public Internet.
Moxa Americas, Inc.
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