Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity August 16, 2022

Preventing cybersecurity attacks against food, beverage facilities

While innovations can help food processing facilities run smoothly, they can also leave them vulnerable to data breaches and cyberattacks. Four tips for preventing breaches are highlighted.

By Brian Ellison
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Cybersecurity August 2, 2022

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.

By Kevin McClusky
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Cybersecurity June 23, 2022

How software in the supply chain is an insider threat to ICS networks

A focus on the spectrum of insider threats against industrial control systems (ICS) and how they specifically relate to industrial environments

By Dr. Tom Winston
Researchers discuss methods to respond to cyber-physical threats
Cybersecurity June 15, 2022

Protecting the power grid through cyber-physical threat response

Current methods of defending critical energy infrastructure from multi-stage, cyber-physical threats remain largely dependent upon human intervention and compartmentalized monitoring with an emphasis on prevention.

By Kala McCain
A robot powered by OSARO’s machine learning system picks consumer goods. Courtesy: A3/OSARO
Cybersecurity March 29, 2022

Industrial robot utilization requires cybersecurity strategy

Digitalization and AI bring opportunities for robots, but also a degree of cybersecurity risk as more data is gathered and processed all the way from the edge to the cloud and beyond.

By Emmet Cole
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Cybersecurity March 23, 2022

Quality of service for today’s industrial networks

Today’s industrial networks are intelligent and robust, which is a stark change from what they were even a few years ago. Some of these changes and advances are highlighted.

By Henry Martel
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Cybersecurity March 9, 2022

More connected industrial workers: How are companies mitigating risk?

With more remote connections to industrial plants and facilities, risk of cybersecurity breaches has increased. What risk mitigation is in place?

By Sid Snitkin
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Cybersecurity January 27, 2022

Cybersecurity-centered systems and fundamentals

For modern industrial control systems (ICSs), cybersecurity involves technologies and user best practices. Four cybersecurity fundamentals are highlighted.

By Damon Purvis
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Cybersecurity January 12, 2022

Hottest topics in industrial cybersecurity for 2021

Analysis of past attacks in the throwback attack series, attacks on operational technology assets, industrial malware, industrial ransomware and physical plant damage beyond computers are among leading topics of industrial cybersecurity interest in 2021.

By Chris Vavra, Gary Cohen, Mark T. Hoske
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Cybersecurity January 10, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Dec. Jan 3-9, 2022

Articles about cybersecurity and resilience in manufacturing, decoding your motor's nameplate, maximizing plant efficiency, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Jan. 3-9, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay