DNP Secure Authentication – EnerNex is the editor and primary author of a specification to provide cybersecurity to the most popular utility communications protocol in North America, the Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3). This addition to DNP3 provides an open, standardized method for a master station, remote terminal unit, sensor or intelligent electronic device (IED) to verify that any given message was transmitted by an authorized user, and that the message was not tampered with in transit. This specification is an important step forward in securing critical infrastructure in North America, Australia, the UK and elsewhere in the world.