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Cisco Secure Equipment Access

More uptime. Better security. Simpler operations.

Secure remote access to your ICS and OT assets, and easily enforce cybersecurity controls at scale with our zero trust network access (ZTNA) solution made for industrial networks and harsh environments.

Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) designed for operational settings

Enable secure remote access to your OT assets

Enable secure remote access to your OT assets

Securing remote access to operational technology (OT) assets has never been easier—or more scalable. Operate with better efficiency and get peace of mind with Cisco Secure Equipment Access.

Boost operational efficiency

Empower your operations team, contractors, and OEMs to remotely maintain and troubleshoot ICS and OT assets with an easy-to-use industrial remote access solution.

Enforce zero trust controls in OT

Configure least-privilege access based on identity and context policies. Enforce security controls such as schedules, device posture, single sign-on (SSO), and multifactor authentication (MFA).

Install and scale with ease

Stop struggling with complex firewall and DMZ setups. Secure Equipment Access embeds ZTNA into your Cisco industrial switches and routers so you can reach more assets, reduce the attack surface, and deploy at scale.

Access any remote asset the way you want

You just need a web browser. Clientless ZTNA supports SSH, RDP, VNC, Telnet, and HTTP(S). Agent-based ZTNA lets you use any desktop application for advanced maintenance tasks.

Forrester names Cisco a Leader in OT cybersecurity

Cisco Industrial Threat Defense is a comprehensive OT security solution that's simple to deploy at scale and that unifies IT and OT security to better protect critical infrastructures.

Superior ICS security. Zero complexity.

Reach more assets with remote access built into network equipment

Easily turn your Cisco industrial switches or routers into ZTNA gateways, and access assets anywhere they are. It’s that simple.

Don't let stolen credentials or malware hit you

Verify user identity with multifactor authentication (MFA) and confirm alignment of device hygiene with your security policies.

Enjoy cloud security, simplicity, and scalability

Get remote access software that's easy to configure and deploy at scale, yet never exposes your IP addresses to attackers.

Get the lowdown

Secure Equipment Access At-a-Glance

Get the essential facts on Cisco Secure Equipment Access.

Reference architecture for ZTNA in OT

This Cisco Validated Design guide provides guidance to help you implement ZTNA in your operational environment.

Empower your network to secure operations

Deploy OT remote access at scale simply and cost-effectively with the ZTNA gateway embedded into your network equipment.

4 steps to prepare your OT for NIS2

Find out how Cisco can help you to become NIS2 compliant.

Award-winning secure remote access solution

Secure Equipment Access wins IoT Security Innovation of the Year award for its zero-trust network architecture for OT.​

Explore product resources

Explore a wealth of information to discover how Secure Equipment Access can help to meet your organization's needs.

Cisco industrial switches and Secure Equipment Access

Drive OT security to the next level

Buy Cisco Catalyst IE3100, Catalyst IE3300, or Catalyst IE3400 Rugged Series switches and get one year of Secure Equipment Access for just $100. 

Valid through July 2024.

Schedule a one-on-one consult

Book a free, no-obligation demonstration to explore how ZTNA can benefit your industrial network and critical infrastructure for secure remote access.