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.
Four cybersecurity technologies, concepts can reduce industrial network risk
Explore the qualities and benefits of zero trust, principle of least privilege and other methods of improving cybersecurity. Four key technologies and security concepts are highlighted.
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.
Five OT vision planning steps
The operational technology (OT) world is moving fast and manufacturers and system integrators need to keep up. A vision plan can help provide guidance for the future.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Sept. 6-12, 2021
Articles about the engineering leaders under 40, how to vitalize digital transformation, building secure energy and power grids for the future, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Sept. 6-12, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Cybersecurity for food and beverage operational technology (OT) environments
It's critical to realize the importance of cybersecurity in food and beverage manufacturing, an infrastructure that is often over looked.
SolarWinds’ impact on OT for manufacturers
The SolarWinds cybersecurity attack has had far-reaching effects in many different ways and it will change how operational technology (OT) handles cybersecurity threats.
Industrial automation partnerships build strength in numbers
Partnerships and collaboration are the foundation that enable end-users and suppliers to develop complete solutions for industrial automation and beyond.
Applied Control Engineering Inc., is System Integrator of the Year, 2021
Applied Control Engineering Inc., is the 2021 System Integrator of the Year for the Mid-Sized System Integrator Category. Ian Burns, PE, president of ACE, discussed how the company is finding new ways to work with companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bureaucracy is an obstacle for cybersecurity projects
The inability to stop production and a bureaucratic approval process are the main barriers that inhibit industrial cybersecurity projects according to a report by Kaspersky.