Critical Infrastructure

Keeping todayís utilities safe from unauthorized and malicious intrusion requires security you can trust. XTecís Physical and Logical Access Control Systems (PACS/LACS) deliver the security your utility needs while you focus on keeping the lights on.

Unified Physical and Logical Access Solution

The XTec AuthentX Identity Management System and Credential Management System (IDMS/CMS) offers your utility the ability to operate under one physical and logical access system while offering the highest level of security available. AuthentX is an unparalleled, easy-to-use enterprise solution that manages identities, credentials, and permissions. The zero-trust architecture provides your utility or critical infrastructure organization with a passwordless method of multifactor authentication, validation and authorization for each individual. Remote access hacks due to shared passwords, group accounts and non-secure logins can now be eliminated.

Learn more about how we can help secure your utility.


Securing your utilityís physical and electronic perimeter is more than just meeting the minimum NERC CIP requirements. XTecís critical infrastructure security ecosystem can help your utility meet or exceed many of the NERC CIP requirements on physical and electronic security.

How XTec can help you comply with 33 NERC CIP requirement parts.

How to increase your security while lowering your NERC CIP costs and efforts.


The XTec solution is based on open standards that include interoperability. Cooperating utilities, contractors, first responders and government agencies will be able to read external SmartID cards and grant access in times of emergency or planned coordination.

Open Standards Based

The AuthentX IDMS is an Open Standards Based, non-proprietary solution that complies with HSPD-12, NIST SP 800-116, FIPS 201 and FICAM Guidance. Compliance with open standards ensures that you wonít get locked into proprietary technology when you partner with XTec.

Mutual Aid Assistance

Because the AuthentX for Utilities solution is interoperable, it is a great solution for periods of disaster recovery when workers from different utilities and contractors gather to assist in recovery efforts. An interoperable credential can help in identifying Regional Mutual Aid Groups, utility contractors and government agency personnel.

Learn more about how we work with Mutual Aid efforts.