Empowering Control System Professionals

NexDefense is empowering control system professionals with a suite of pro-active cyber security technology products and services specifically designed for Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

In October 2013, the Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) signed a Patent and Copyright License giving NexDefense exclusive rights to commercialize its Sophia software.

Sophia, an Industrial Network Anomaly Detection (INAD) system, was designed to empower control system professionals with an easy-to-use tool that can overcome the current challenges in maintaining high levels of control system integrity and security.

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Video: Fictional Cyber Attack

This video walks you through a fictional cyber attack against an electric utility. It is designed to help organizations better understand and develop exercise scenarios. It's our role at NexDefense to protect your organization from these types of attacks.

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What is Sophia?

Sophia, Greek for wisdom, is an Industrial Network Anomaly Detection (INAD) system for ICS network fingerprinting and monitoring. Sophia was initially developed at Idaho National Laboratories (INL), beta-tested by over 40 organizations and financed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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Sophia Beta II Sign-Up Is Open

The Sophia Beta II Testing & Planning Program is open for sign-ups. Sophia is an Industrial Network Anomaly Detection (INAD) system designed and built specifically for control systems professionals.

First commercial versions of Sophia are expected in early Q4 2014.

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