Software offers security to distributed SCADA systems.

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Developed for online SCADA applications, WS SecuCrypto includes features such as configurable encryption algorithms, web-based interfaces, multiple implementation options, service-oriented architecture design, and integrated encryption algorithms. All information that passes through WS SecuCrypto is automatically encrypted prior to transmission. It supports communication protocols including http(s), SOAP, tcp, and udp, and interfaces to SCADA systems running on MS Windows, LINUX, UNIX, or VMS.



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WebSCADA Corporation Released New SCADA Security Product - WS SecuCrypto



January 10, 2006

Mission Viejo, California (January 10, 2006) - WebSCADA Corporation, a world leader in industrial automation and information solutions with applications in the automation, SCADA, and process control, today announced the availability of new WebSCADA security product, WS SecuCrypto, for industrial automation customers. WS SecuCrypto offers a versatile, flexible, and cost-effective security solution to distributed SCADA systems.

Developed for online SCADA applications, WS SecuCrypto represents an array of software encryptors and decryptors for digital communications over the Internet. Innovative features, such as configurable encryption algorithms, web-based interfaces, multiple implementation options, service-oriented architecture design, and WebSCADA's proprietary encryption algorithms, make it a unique and revolutionary security software solution available from SCADA marketplace. WS SecuCrypto is a perfect choice for SCADA systems to communicate securely via the open Internet. All information that passes through WS SecuCrypto is automatically encrypted prior to transmission. Using WS SecuCrypto, secure communication can be established between any two points over the Internet. It allows SCADA system operators and business decision makers to quickly, easily, and securely communicate with their partners, devices, and PLCs, and it also allows companies to leverage their investment by helping them to seamlessly integrate additional security services into their existing security architecture.

Major features of the new WS SecuCrypto include:
o Supported communication protocols - http/https, SOAP, tcp, udp, and third-party protocols
o Integrated Encryption Algorithms - WebSCADA's proprietary encryption algorithms, 3DES, SHA1/SHA2, Two Fish, Rijndael, and custom encryption algorithms
o Key size - 128 and 256 bits
o Implementation options - XML web services, windows services, and standalone API
o Interfaces to most existing SCADA systems running on MS Windows, LINUX, UNIX, or VMS
o Optimized encryption and decryption performance
o Easy selection of encryption algorithms
o Service-oriented design

The newly released WS SecuCrypto has been successfully integrated into WebSCADA systems and further improves WebSCADA system's security. WS SecuCrypto acts as a standalone software encryption and decryption services within WebSCADA Service-Oriented Architecture. It provides advanced security features which allow WebSCADA customers and system integrators quickly and easily embed security across multiple locations and generations of devices.

"Improving today's distributed SCADA system security requires a blend of the right technologies and the expertise. The successful launch of WS SecuCrypto enables us to provide the much needed software encryption solutions for online SCADA applications with rigorous security demands," said Dr. Jay Wu, CEO of WebSCADA Corporation. "The unique feature of WS SecuCrypto lies in the service-oriented software encryption technology combined with WebSCADA proprietary encryption algorithms. With the availability of this new SCADA security product, WebSCADA can help its clients develop appropriate security measures that are flexible and cost-effective for their specific situations."

About WebSCADA Corporation

WebSCADA provides automation solutions through Internet. Its products and services are especially suitable for small to median sized businesses to quickly and efficiently turn on their cutting-edge SCADA systems with limited budgets. Using the latest Internet technologies and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), WebSCADA simplifies automation systems and reduces SCADA operational expenses by eliminating SCADA control center/room costs completely. For more information, please visit the company web site at www.webscada.com.

Contact: Yvonne Hong
yhong@webscada.com
(800) 600 - 8138

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