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Cybersecurity

Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity September 30, 2020

Physical security: picking up the pieces

Businesses need to be ready to pick up where they left off when it comes to enhancing physical security measures in the wake of COVID-19.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: H-ON Consulting, Control Engineering Europe
Cybersecurity September 21, 2020

System integrators need to comply with international cybersecurity requirements

System integrators need to ensure that their automation systems are IEC 62443-compliant to adhere to international cybersecurity requirements.

By Massimiliano Latini
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Cybersecurity September 19, 2020

Securing the IoT by design

There are several preventive measures that can be taken to secure industrial processes against cyber attacks.

By Joe Lomako
Ron Brash, 31, Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial Protection, Florissant, Mo., AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University, BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology, MS Computer Science, Concordia University
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Ron Brash, 31

Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial Protection, Florissant, Mo., AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University, BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology, MS Computer Science, Concordia University

By Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity September 16, 2020

Four tips on cybersecurity risk assessments

It’s hard to know how much cybersecurity spending is enough to lower risk to an acceptable level. What is enough and what else is needed? A cybersecurity risk assessment (CRA) can help. Four tips are highlighted.

By Erez Ravina and Atanu Niyogi
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity September 9, 2020

Remote teams struggling to mitigate cybersecurity risks

More workers are forced to work remotely due to COVID-19, but cybersecurity prevention and training is lagging behind.

By NordVPN Teams
Gain asset visibility and improve vulnerability prioritization and remediation with a 360-degree risk assessment. Courtesy: Verve Industrial
Cybersecurity September 3, 2020

How COVID-19 is affecting manufacturing cybersecurity

Forward-looking organizations realize they need the same level of aggressiveness to protect assets as they have done for COVID-19 risk reduction. A three-pronged strategy on securing essential infrastructure is highlighted.

By John Livingston
Seven unsafe gaps for industrial cybersecurity are 1) malware that moves from IT to OT and back; 2) Airgap believers; 3) Wondering worms from OT to IT; 4) Insecure controllers; 5) Negligent insiders, 6) Disgruntled employees; 7) Lack of planning until it’s too late. Courtesy: Tenable
Networking and Security August 30, 2020

Internet of vulnerable things: New industrial attack vectors

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has brought innovation and advanced technology, but it has also made these systems increasingly vulnerable. Industrial-grade cybersecurity is recommended.

By Michael Rothschild
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity August 19, 2020

Many industrial control systems can be exploited remotely

More than 70% of industrial control system (ICS) vulnerabilities disclosed in the first half of 2020 can be exploited remotely according to a report by Claroty.

By Claroty Research Team
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity August 12, 2020

Hackers exploiting COVID-19 anxiety in targeted phishing scams

Phishing assaults are becoming increasingly targeted, and the COVID-19 pandemic is one of many ways hackers are exploiting people and small companies.

By Gregory Hale