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Customer Success – Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative Uses N-Sentinel To Keep Grid Secure

We are thrilled to announce our success with Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC), will be shared with the readers of T&D World in the upcoming August, 2017 edition. Jeff Hanson tells of his decision to deploy N-Sentinel Monitoring to help safeguard all of the utility’s IT and operations networks and data. After much consideration, Mr. Hanson chose N-Sentinel to provide…

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N-Dimension’s 6 Back To School Tips For Avoiding Cyber Attacks

It’s that time of year – children and going back to school nationwide! This is an exciting time, filled with reconnecting with friends, visiting new places, and posting to social media. Using the Internet for school activities is an integral part of getting into the swing of back to school, but beware! Cyber criminals are on the prowl. Learn how…

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Ransomware Nyetya

June 28, 2017 Threat: Ransomware Nyetya Risk Level: High At Risk Communities: All Summary Free N-Sentinel Demo! Request Now Nyetya ransomware is malware which targets Microsoft Windows operating systems. Nyetya will encrypt files and the master boot record (MBR) of PCs that it is able to infect. Once on the network Nyetya drops a credential dumping tool which it uses…

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CITIZENS ELECTRIC CORPORATION USING N-DIMENSION TO HELP MEET NERC CIP REGULATIONS

Utility Gains Timely Awareness into Potential Cybersecurity Issues Addison, Texas – June 13, 2017 – N-Dimension Solutions, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, announced Citizens Electric Corporation (CEC) has adopted use of N-Sentinel Monitoring to help meet regulatory compliance and gain visibility into cyber threats.  As a…

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SULPHUR SPRINGS VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE USING N-DIMENSION TO MONITOR IT/OT NETWORKS FOR CYBERSECURITY ISSUES

Awareness + Intelligence Help Utility Reduce Cyber Risk Addison, Texas – May 24, 2017 – N-Dimension Solutions, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, announced Sulphur Spring Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) is using N-Sentinel Monitoring to protect their SCADA network and corporate network from cybersecurity threats. The timely…

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What Every Utility Needs to Know About WannaCry Ransomware

What Every Utility Needs to Know Free N-Sentinel Demo! Request Now There are many articles and official sources of information about WannaCry, the ransomware that was unleashed on Friday, May 12th, 2017 and quickly spread to 150 countries around the world.  This document is intended to provide the basics to guide utility senior management in understanding what happened, what to…

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Threat: WannaCry / WannaCrypt Ransomware and Critical RCE SMBv1 Vulnerability Details

May 15, 2017, 3:39 p.m. Risk Level: High At Risk Communities: All Summary Free N-Sentinel Demo! Request Now WannaCry ransomware is malware which targets Microsoft Windows operating systems. The ransomware encrypts user files containing certain filename extensions and demands a ransom payment in Bitcoin (cryptocurrency) to a specified Bitcoin wallet address in order to decrypt the files. The WannaCry Ransomware…

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N-DIMENSION WORKS WITH VERMONT ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TO MINIMIZE CYBERSECURITY RISKS

N-Sentinel Monitoring Provides Cyber Risk Intelligence Enabling Utility to Take Timely Action Addison, Texas – May 8, 2017 – N-Dimension Solutions, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, announced Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has deployed N-Sentinel Monitoring on their internal network to identify cybersecurity risks. In addition to…

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MINNESOTA VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE LEVERAGES N-DIMENSION TO MAINTAIN CYBERSECURITY VIGILANCE

N-Sentinel Monitoring Delivers High Value Cybersecurity Insights and Expertise Addison, Texas – May 4, 2017 – N-Dimension Solutions, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, announced Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) has deployed N-Sentinel Monitoring to help safeguard all of the utility’s IT and operations networks and data….

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Two Factor Authentication Vulnerabilities

Like links in a chain, your information security is only as strong as its weakest link; if you’re using your cell phone SMS capabilities as access control, then you may have created a serious weak point in your defenses. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is becoming commonplace for access control to sensitive systems and personal accounts alike, and this is, in general, a good…

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