Industrial firewall protects remote control systems

Axiomtek has launched the IFW320, an industrial 2-port Gigabit firewall with network address translation and VPN all-in-one appliance. Equipped with stateful packet inspection, Denial of Service, and Intrusion Detection & Prevention, the din-rail industrial firewall appliance could be used to protect machine and equipment connecting to un-trusted internet.

Having an operating temperature range of -40 to 75°C, along with IP40 extruded aluminum and heavy-duty steel closure and din-rail mounting, the IFW320 is a versatile, rugged, compact industrial firewall that provides cyber security protection for industrial, military, and critical infrastructure equipment, such as in oil, gas, water and wastewater, power or factory automation systems. It supports 2GByte DRAM, 2GByte CompactFlash, one VGA port, one USB 2.0 port, and two Gigabit LAN ports.

The CE certified system supports IPv4 and IPv6 dual mode protocol and comes with high throughput rate, maximum up to 500Mbps.The IFW320 is built in with IPsec VPN providing site to site secure tunnel, PPTP VPN offering point to point connection for employee at home, and SSL VPN allowing easy VPN access to the headquarters through a web browser. It provides the system integrator and machine maker a secure way to configure and maintain devices.