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Protect your systems against unauthorized access by people or malware. mGuard products from Phoenix Contact protect your system network with a powerful, flexible, and fast firewall. In addition, the optional VPN function enables secure connections over the Internet to remote sites or machines.

Your advantages

  • Maximum security level with stateful inspection firewall and deep packet inspection
  • Easy and secure remote maintenance, thanks to VPN connection and IPsec protocol
  • High performance with a data throughput of up to 99 Mbps
  • Wide range of possible applications: as a compact DIN rail module, in PCI format or as a portable device with USB supply
  • Grows in line with your requirements, thanks to licenses and function extensions

Securely protect industrial systems

Firewall to protect industrial systems  

Reliable protection for your network

Companies can only be successful if their systems function reliably: system failures, sabotage or data loss can lead to a great deal of economic damage. It is therefore essential that such failures are prevented.

With mGuard, Phoenix Contact offers a range of security appliances for various applications, such as secure remote maintenance or secure access by service team members, to optimally protect industrial systems against security issues.

The mGuard product range

mGuard products in various designs  

The right format for your application: mGuard security appliances

mGuard products provide a tailored security solution for your industrial network. The robust and industrial security appliances include firewall, routing, and VPN functionalities to protect against malicious cyber attacks and inadvertent malfunctions. Furthermore, they enable secure remote maintenance over public networks.

Depending on requirements, Phoenix Contact offers various hardware and software products for network security:

  • DIN rail devices and PCI cards
  • Portable hardware, desktop devices, and 19" devices as remote stations for mGuard field devices
  • License options
  • Central management software
  • Secure VPN client
  • Cloud solutions

Scope of functions

mGuard firmware offers the following functions on all mGuard security appliances:

  • Stateful inspection firewall
  • User firewall
  • Routing with NAT (Network Address Translation) and 1:1-NAT
  • High-security IPsec Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for secure remote access
  • Packet prioritization by means of Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Integrity monitoring of Windows file systems for protection against malware
  • Network management support

Security services

In addition to a wide product range, Phoenix Contact also offers security services:

From the design consultation, to development of detailed security concepts, through to startup and induction, we are happy to advise you on how to protect your industrial network.


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Milton, Ontario L9T 5V7


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