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Belden and Byres Security Inc. Join Forces to Develop Rugged Industrial Network Security Products
Aug 27, 2009 (03:08 PM EDT)


RICHMOND, Ind., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Belden and Byres Security Inc. (BSI) have announced that they have signed a technology cooperation agreement to jointly launch new products later this year in the area of industrial network security. Utilizing BSI's expertise in providing practical solutions to protect industry from network and cyber threats, and Belden's leadership position in the automation market which features the Hirschmann(TM) line of active devices, the two companies look forward to delivering Complete Industrial Security Solutions for customers.

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"As a global leader, Belden provides effective signal transmission solutions that include network devices designed for safety-critical applications for SCADA and industrial automation," remarked Mark Cooksley, Product Manager for Network Security at Belden. "We are pleased to partner with BSI. Their deep expertise in the area of industrial security and their proven ability to deliver pragmatic solutions will add value to our Hirschmann range of automation and networking systems."

Eric Byres, Chief Technology Officer of BSI, notes "Industry has become very reliant on the quality and consistency of its data streams, particularly for SCADA and automation. Systems and solutions need to be rugged - and it is for this reason that we are delighted to be working with Belden, a world leader in reliable industrial network products, to deliver simple and dependable security solutions for the Hirschmann range of products."

Belden is a customer focused company. We ensure that our customers' communications infrastructure issues are resolved and that they benefit from the best signal transmission performance for their investment. We deliver leading-edge copper and fiber cabling/connectivity systems, wireless technologies, and active switch devices. We employ customer-centric go-to-market strategies and we implement and retain world class manufacturing processes. Our partners span the globe, helping our customers design, install, operate and maintain their communications applications. And our experience is vast, including expertise in Enterprise, Industrial, Infrastructure, Transportation, Professional and Enterprise Audio and Video, and Government applications. To obtain additional information contact Investor Relations at 314-854-8054, or visit our website at HASH(0x12f6b40)

Byres Security Inc. (BSI) is a world leader in the field of industrial cyber security for critical infrastructure companies, including the oil and gas, power, chemical, and manufacturing sectors.

Its flagship product, the Tofino(TM) Industrial Security Solution, is a unique hardware and software security system that provides Zone Level Security(TM) (ZLS(TM)) - tailored, protection for zones of control devices. Tofino is simple to implement, does not require downtime, and takes care of security while focus is maintained on keeping processes running safely and efficiently. For more information about BSI, please visit HASH(0x12f6c40) .

SOURCE Belden

CONTACT: Mark Cooksley, Product Manager, +49 7127 14 19 42, Mark.Cooksley@hirschmann.de, Chris Long, +1-804-516-9787, both of Belden,or Janet Killen of Adventive Marketing, Inc., +1-847-590-1110, for Belden,or Joann Byres, CEO of Byres Security Inc., +1-250-390-1333,

Web site: http://www.belden.com// http://www.tofinosecurity.com//