Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity May 21, 2021

Cybersecurity for food and beverage operational technology (OT) environments

It's critical to realize the importance of cybersecurity in food and beverage manufacturing, an infrastructure that is often over looked.

By Velta Technology
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Cybersecurity May 20, 2021

Six steps for cyberattack incident response planning

Developing a strong cyberattack incident response plan requires a thorough examination of everything from building a response team to actually testing out the plan and ensuring it works.

By Velta Technology
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Cybersecurity April 29, 2021

Throwback Attack: Lessons from the Aurora vulnerability

A government-sponsored test on whether a cyberattack could inflict real-world physical damage has had major repercussions to this day. See eight steps on how to mitigate a potential cyberattack against your industrial control systems (ICSs).

By Daniel E. Capano
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Cybersecurity April 29, 2021

SolarWinds’ impact on OT for manufacturers

The SolarWinds cybersecurity attack has had far-reaching effects in many different ways and it will change how operational technology (OT) handles cybersecurity threats.

By Larry O’Brien
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Cybersecurity April 21, 2021

How to protect marine renewable energy devices from cyberattacks

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) created a cybersecurity guidance report for marine renewable energy (MRE) devices to help improve MRE’s resiliency as a reliable source of renewable energy.

By Genoa Blankenship
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Cybersecurity April 19, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 12-18, 2021

Articles about spare part inventory for maintenance organizations, how hyperautomation can help manufacturers, and how to resolve a conflict before it manifests itself were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 12-18, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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Cybersecurity April 14, 2021

Cybersecurity is key for digital transformation

Digital transformation can change manufacturing, but companies need to invest in cybersecurity knowledge and training to make it viable.

By Chris Vavra
Craig Resnick, vice president, consulting, ARC Advisory Group, noted during the 2021 ARC Advisory Group ARC Forum, many common needs of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) organizations including standard-based solutions, scalable and upgradable solutions, security and energy efficiency. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, ARC Forum 2021 online, ARC Advisory Group
Cybersecurity April 7, 2021

Secure remote connections

Industrial control systems require secure remote connections. Did the pandemic help IT to understand OT needs and help OT to see IT concerns about cybersecurity and remote access?

By Mark T. Hoske
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
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Cybersecurity December 8, 2020

More answers on what you need to know about cybersecurity

Below are more answers resulting from a cybersecurity webcast on cybersecurity architectures, training, best practices, risk assessment and trends based on research.

By Mark T. Hoske