Encore Bandit II SCADA and VPN Router

The Encore BANDIT II™, the latest addition to the Encore’s BANDIT (Broadband Access Network Device for Intelligent Termination™) family, is available as an industrially hardened or commercial grade cyber security appliance with integrated router, firewall, terminal server, serial-to-IP conversion, legacy-protocol conversion, and VPN functionality. Ideally suited for lottery, banking (ATM), AMI/AMR, electric, gas, oil and water utilities, transportation, green energy, and traffic control system applications, the BANDIT 2™ ensures secure system data and SCADA network connections directly to the Internet, secure Wide Area Network (WAN) and/or Local Area Network (LAN), or commercial cellular data IP services. With its seamless Host Site diversification fail-over feature, the BANDIT 2™ is ideal for Disaster Recovery and Application Load Sharing to multiple Host Sites

Encore Bandit II


Encore Bandit II Highlights

  • Available in industrially hardened and commercial grade versions
  • IPSec or Selective Layer Encryption (SLE) for enhanced VPN over satellite networks
  • Manageability (Remote Monitoring and Configuration)
  • Multi Network connectivity over any network including Frame Relay and IP Broadband
  • Multi Network connectivity over any network including Frame Relay and IP Broadband
  • Up to 2 serial ports for legacy
  • Host Site Diversification for Disaster Recover with Multicast

Encore Bandit II SCADA and VPN Router Specifications

Encore BANDIT II router
Encore BANDIT II router


Technical Specifications

Security Appliance Features Integrated router/firewall/VPN
VPN(up to 30 simultaneous tunnels)
– IP Sec (RFC 2401) with DES (56 bit), 3DES (168 bit) and AES (256 bit)
– G – RE (RFC 1701 ) – SLE (Selective Layer Encryption)
Protocols Wan Serial
– Frame Relay
– Asynchronous and Synchronous PPP
– X.25IP Ethernet
– IP Routing (RIP v1/v2) or Static Routing
– IPSec and SLE VPN
– VPN Split Tunneling
– DHCP Client/Server/Relay/BootP
– VRRP (RFC3768)
– 802.1q VLAN tagging

Physical Ports

Serial 1 DB25 port (RS232) User port
1 DB9 port (RS232) console or User port
Ethernet 2 10/100 BASE T
Optional CDMA 1xRTT, EVDO


Size W 6.0 in x D4.4 in x H1.5 in.
(W 15.24 cm x D11.18 cm x H3.81cm)
Operating Temperature -40° C to 85° C – DC
-30° C to 70° C – AC
Humidity 10% to 85% non-condensing
Altitude Up to 10,000 ft. (Up to 3048 m)