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Veracity Industrial Networks and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Release ‘Chess Master’ Update 

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 -- Veracity Industrial Networks, an award-winning developer of Industrial SDN-based technology for operational networks, today announced that the company, in partnership with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, has released a detailed white paper dealing specifically with technologies being applied to the U.S. Department of Energy's "Chess Master" project.

The Chess Master project addresses a very specific cybersecurity goal: "Continual and Autonomous Reduction of Cyber Attack Surface for Energy Delivery Control Systems." Veracity has been developing technologies for the project and made a delivery of the first phase in July, 2017.

The white paper, titled "Purpose-Engineered, Active-Defense Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems,"covers details of the Schweitzer-Veracity development of a new network design for industrial networks, using "Software Defined Networking" (SDN) technology.

"We are honored to be working with such a great team on this important project," said Paul Myer, Veracity's CEO. "This paper gives some of the very exciting details on our Industrial SDN-based platform designed to restore visibility and control needed in today's ICS networks to implement effective cybersecurity."

The Veracity/Schweitzer white paper can be downloaded free of charge from

About Veracity Industrial Networks

Veracity delivers a resilient, secure industrial network that provides an on-premises, centralized configuration, control, and monitoring solution that tracks all connected devices and their communications. The Veracity platform is an award-winning, secure-by-default network that moves beyond the detection and alerting of cyber events into a resilient network that reduces the attack surface by design.

Source: Veracity Industrial Networks

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