Partnership aims at Smart Grid Intrusion Detection System

April 05, 2018 by Paul Shepard

Vencore Inc. announced today that its innovative research arm, Vencore Labs, is partnering with Power Line Supply (PLS) to expand the reach of Vencore Labs’ SecureSmart™ solution and utility consulting services.

Under the agreement, PLS will assist in marketing, promoting and selling Vencore Labs’ SecureSmart™, a patented infrastructure monitoring technology for smart grid field networks, to its utility customers. PLS will also offer Vencore Labs’ security, planning and operations consulting services to its current base of utility customers.

PLS will be the exclusive distributor of Vencore Labs’ utility offerings to more than 30 investor-owned utilities in nine states across the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West regions. This partnership with PLS is a significant extension of Vencore Labs’ effort to provide utilities with the visibility and actionable intelligence needed to support modern smart grid infrastructures.

SecureSmart™ is an integrated cybersecurity, operations and engineering solution for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), Distributed Automation DA and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. It is the industry's only wireless network intrusion detection system that provides real-time network health, anomaly detection, threat analysis and visualization.