Tag: <span>information technology</span>
Cybersecurity December 11, 2022

Removing IT/OT barriers to ensure plant floor safety, operational integrity

Securing industrial control systems (ICS) differs from protecting enterprise networking and information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams must work toward alignment as cybersecurity threats rise.

By Dino Busalachi
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 7, 2022

Control systems evolve to meet enterprise and operational needs

Develop and implement a holistic automation technology stack

By Claudio Fayad and Erik Lindhjem
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Arc Flash & Electrical Safety September 3, 2022

Prioritizing electrical safety and cybersecurity for critical networks

Facility managers and control engineers need to learn more about the information technology (IT) side of things. Ensuring electrical safety and reliability is critical and should not be overlooked.

By Anthony Ciccozzi
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 July 21, 2022

IT/OT convergence and Industry 4.0’s role in pharmaceutical manufacturing

To understand the modern life sciences manufacturing process, one must understand how the industry and IT/OT convergence has transformed.

Courtesy: Dataprophet
AI & Machine Learning May 26, 2022

Why automating AI-as-a-service is now mission critical

AI-as-a-service (AiaaS) combines an AI-ready IIoT platform with automating deep learning intelligence to help accelerate the realization of the greater manufacturing mission.

By Nicol Ritchie
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Cybersecurity December 18, 2021

Bridging the IT and OT gap for a power service company

A power service company and system integrator collaborated to merge information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to create a secure platform for the power service company’s operations in Chile.

By Carmen Moreno
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Manufacturing IT December 17, 2021

Beware of accidental convergence

Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams must find common ground to eliminate the substantial risk factors of both planned and accidental IT/OT convergence.

By Michael Rothschild
Courtesy: Sealevel Systems, Inc.
Manufacturing IT December 16, 2021

Convergence or overlap? Understanding the IT/OT relationship

With the increasing number of industrial systems connected to the internet, operational technology (OT) is vulnerable to cyberattacks and stands to benefit from information technology (IT) experience.

By Katherine Elrod and contributing staff, Sealevel Systems Inc.
Data Acquisition, DAQ December 15, 2021

Launching rockets securely by converging IT, OT and high-speed DAQ

Converging information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and high-speed data acquisition (DAQ) helps make an aerospace solid booster test bench safe from cyberattack.

By Grant M. Smith
Figure 2: Complexity of design scales with size, third-party interfaces and types of equipment employed in the ICS. Courtesy: Hargrove Controls + Automation
Cybersecurity December 14, 2021

Cybersecurity and IT/OT convergence: How to prepare your team

As the IT and OT worlds continue to overlap, take time to prepare your team for the impact of IT security on OT applications.

By Thomas Roth and Todd Majors