HOUSTON (PRWEB) March 21, 2019
Following careful review and testing, SSL.com’s root certificate has been added to NB Power’s list of Authorized Certificate Authorities. This trust enables digital certificates issued from SSL.com to be used by transmission users to access a number of transmission services offered by NB Power including the following:
- NBPC OASIS (including Nova Scotia Power (NSPI) OASIS)
- Energy Scheduling
For additional information please visit https://tso.nbpower.com/public/en/access.aspx
Leo Grove, President and CEO of SSL.com stated, “NB Power joins other System Operators and markets who have made commitments to improve cyber security through better authentication of its users and devices via the use of North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Authorized Certificate Authority (ACA) digital certificates. SSL.com anticipates the few remaining wholesale energy markets and transmission operators will accept NAESB ACA digital certificates in the near future (per FERC Order 676-H).”
About SSL.com: Located in Houston TX, SSL.com is a global digital certificate provider trusted by all major browsers, an approved PKI provider for the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and a member of the global CA Browser Forum (cabforum.org). SSL.com’s digital certificates are trusted by more than 2,000 energy industry customers. As the newest NAESB ACA, a member of the NAESB PKI Sub-Committee (now the NAESB Cyber Security Sub-Committee), an expert on the Wholesale Electric Quadrant PKI Standards (WEQ 12), and a leader on NAESB’s Retail Electric End Users segment, SSL.com works closely with energy industry security experts to provide digital certificates to authenticate users and devices and improve public key infrastructure across all energy segments.
For more information on SSL.com and NAESB digital certificates please visit NAESB ACA digital certificates or contact sales (at) SSL (dot) com.
About NB Power: NB Power is the primary electric utility in New Brunswick and was established in 1920. It serves over 400,000 customers with safe, reliable and efficient electricity. The utility is focused on promoting the efficient use of energy in customers’ homes and businesses by enabling and providing new, value-added energy efficient solutions in order to help reduce carbon, better integrate renewable energy and stimulate the economy.
For additional information please contact Sheila Lagacé, Communications, NB Power, 506-458-4375 or SLagace (at) nbpower (dot) com