iSID Field Deployment Study by Black & Veatch
In Early 2017, Black & Veatch, a global engineering, procurement, construction and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development, was tasked with assisting Radiflow in evaluation of their IDS solution (iSID) in the context of an actual customer field proof-of-concept deployment.
The customer, Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) based in Anadarko, OK and part of the U.S. Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) is considering the deployment of the Radiflow IDS and Gateway Firewall solutions.
The evaluation by Black & Veatch focused on the qualitative observations of WFEC’s use of the product with those findings summarized in this report.
After extensive evaluation, B&V concluded that the Radiflow iSID industrial Intrusion Detection product provides a much needed set of foundational features that effectively capture and display cybersecurity telemetry which our utility customers may find compelling. In real terms deploying the iSID solution should help customers increase their overall field network cybersecurity posture while bringing additional strong information collection capabilities to operations functions.