Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity March 2, 2021

Introducing Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse

Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse is a new website dedicated to educating and informing engineers about the latest challenges and developments relating to cybersecurity, information/operational technology (IT/OT), the cloud and more. Check it out!

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Eaton
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 1, 2021

How cybersecurity is affecting control and automation

Engineers working with industrial cybersecurity need to understand the increased risks as automation becomes interconnected. Build industrial systems that will operate securely throughout the lifecycle.

By Max Wandera
Courtesy: L&T Electrical & Automation
Commissioning December 15, 2020

Case study: Commissioning a solar power plant

Commissioning an integrated security system for solar power plant in Saudi Arabia was successful despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Amit Garsund
Courtesy: NIST via Acquired Data Solutions and KDM Analytics
Cybersecurity December 7, 2020

Cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enabled OT systems

Information technology strategies can help combat new cybersecurity vulnerabilities and deploy a solid cybersecurity program for operational technology use for industrial control systems, remote terminal units, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, as Industrial Internet of Things deployments increase.

By Steven Seiden, Leighton Johnson, Dr. Tony Barber, Djenana Campara
Courtesy: ARC Advisory Group
Cybersecurity December 2, 2020

Secure-by-design industrial products are increasingly important

Cybersecurity often is the catalyst for control system modernization, and industrial and critical infrastructure sector projects increasingly specify automation products and systems that are designed as cybersecure.

By Larry O’Brien
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and chief executive of Schneider Electric, during the Schneider Electric virtual Innovation Summit North America 2020. Courtesy: ISSSource
Cybersecurity November 25, 2020

Resiliency, security needed for digital automation future

Manufacturing's resilience has been strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, and cybersecurity needs to be stronger than ever as the nature of work changes.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Quantum Automation
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 9, 2020

How integrators can help IIoT applications

End users may find the variety of IIoT devices and connectivity technology to be intimidating. A system integrator can minimize risks and costs by implementing proven specification and implementation methods and architectures.

By Maryam Afshar and Brian Gallogly
Three measures for a cybersecurity plan and three barriers for cybersecurity implementation are shown Courtesy: L&T Technology Services (LTTS)
I/O Systems, I/O Modules November 1, 2020

Six ways to improve cybersecurity: Barriers vs. resiliency

Overcome three OT/IT cybersecurity barriers and move towards cyber-resiliency in three cybersecurity steps.

By Amir Sobol and Yaron Pass
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity October 22, 2020

IIoT’s growing impact on ICS cybersecurity

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will have the strongest impact on operational technology/industrial control system (OT/ICS) cybersecurity.

By Gregory Hale
Industrial cybersecurity trends are changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and companies need to catch up. Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 19, 2020

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.

By Gregory Hale