Cybersecurity

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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
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Cybersecurity December 31, 2021

Cybersecurity and resilience in manufacturing

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

By Jack Smith
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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
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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
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Cybersecurity December 21, 2021

Securing your facility

Many cybersecurity steps are simple, but they must be done

By Leon Grossman
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Cybersecurity December 20, 2021

Cybersecurity and IT/OT convergence: A pathway to digital transformation

The history of industrial information technology (IT) set the stage for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and digital transformation; keep it safe with cybersecurity best practices.

By Arthur Laszczewski and Chris Whiteford
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Cybersecurity December 20, 2021

Cybersecurity and IT/OT convergence: How important is your data?

Manufacturers should take time to delve deeper into the needs and goals of the organization while considering associated risks.

By Brandon Ellis
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Cybersecurity December 18, 2021

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.

By Carmen Moreno