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FoxGuard Selected to Build Cyber Security Simulation Test Bed for NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected FoxGuard’s proposal to build a reconfigurable industrial control systems cyber security simulation test bed. The goal of the test bed system is to measure the performance of industrial control systems that are equipped with cyber security protections, which fall in accordance with best practices  and national/international standards and guidelines, such as IEC-62443 and NIST-800-82.

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Ben Sandbrook

Ben Sandbrook

Systems Engineer

Leveraging Open Source Software to Solve Complex Problems

Learn how utilizing open source software helped one of our systems engineers to solve a technical issue while saving time and energy...

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CCS & FoxGuard

CCS & FoxGuard

News & Updates

FoxGuard Launches NERC CIP Compliance Documentation Tool

​FoxGuard Solutions is releasing its Ports and Services Auditor, an automation tool designed specifically to assist utilities with the creation and management of NERC CIP-005-3a, NERC CIP 007-3, NERC CIP-007-5, and NERC CIP 010-1 regulatory documentation. The Ports and Services Auditor provides utilities with the ability to quickly and easily perform scans of their systems, and compare current open ports and services settings against a pre-defined baseline...

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

CCS Employees

Meet the Team: Donald Johnson

Name: Donald Johnson
Position: Receiving Clerk
Time at FoxGuard: 10 years
Responsibilities: Receive and buy-in stock, help warehouse department with...

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Steven Wirt

Steven Wirt

Information Security Engineer

How Bash and Shellshock Affect You

Have questions revolving around bash and shellshock? Learn more about these bugs, how they can affect you, and what they mean for ICS and SCADA systems by reading our latest blog post...

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Steven Wirt

Steven Wirt

Information Security Engineer

A Closer Look at Windows DNS Ports

While helping a customer with ports and services documentation for NERC CIP compliance, CCS/FoxGuard started looking deeper into the behavior of Microsoft's implentation of DNS. See what the team discovered...

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Jamie Kuhn

Jamie Kuhn

Marketing Communications Specialist

2014 Global Partnership Week

The CCS/FoxGuard team recently served as a host company for two students from Vienna as part of VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week. This week-long event concluded with a competition that allowed the students to present their entreprenurial ideas for a chance to win the $25,000 grand prize to invest in their business concept. We had the privilege of working with Maria Hochstöger and Philipp Omenitsch from the Vienna University of Technology. Maria and Phillip are creating OpenDoor, a better and safer way to...

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Jonathan Follmer

Jonathan Follmer

Associate Computer Design Engineer

A Closer Look at MLC and SLC Solid State Drives

Read our latest blog post to learn more about the two types of Solid State Drives and to determine which type will most successfully meet the storage needs, price point, and temperature & lifecycle requirements of your solution... 

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Lindsey Hale

Lindsey Hale

Program Manager - Contracts

New Patch and Update Management Program Website

Our cyber security team recently launched a new website dedicated to the Patch and Update Management Program, a Cooperative Agreement effort with the Department of Energy. To learn more about the current status of the program, as well as the concepts and benefits behind it, read our latest blog post...

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Jamie Kuhn

Jamie Kuhn

Marketing Communications Specialist

15 Employees Complete A+ Certification Training

In order to more effectively serve our customer base, 15 employees from our sales, compliance, and operations departments completed an A+ certification training. This training involved completing 40 hours of coursework revolving around computer hardware, software, and troubleshooting...

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