Courtesy: A3/Siemens
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
Courtesy of: Antaira
Networking and Security 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
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
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
Courtesy: AutomationDirect
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
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
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
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
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
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity December 31, 2021

Cybersecurity and resilience in manufacturing

Having an OT/IT convergence strategy is essential to OT cybersecurity.

By Jack Smith
Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
Cybersecurity December 22, 2021

Securing the ICS: Measure solution effectiveness, maturity

ICS security programs need to be evaluated periodically; the evaluation process should be formalized and repeatable.

By Robert Henderson
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering Inc.
Cybersecurity December 22, 2021

Good cybersecurity requires IT/OT convergence

Bridging the gaps between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) can improve performance on the floor and reduce risks to operations.

By Dirk Sweigart
Courtesy: DMC
Cybersecurity December 21, 2021

Securing your facility

Many cybersecurity steps are simple, but they must be done

By Leon Grossman