Automation & Control News & Articles

OTTO Motors’ Autonomous Mobile Robots Now Available Worldwide

  • News

OTTO Motors, a leading provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced a series of partnerships to extend availability of OTTO Motors’ line of AMRs to a global audience.

Beckhoff Opens Houston Office with Emphasis on Process Industry Solutions

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New office increases sales, support and training resources for high-tech customers, particularly in oil and gas and petrochemicals.

ServiceNow Enters Manufacturing Sector, Enabling Siemens Energy to Help Energy Companies Track Cyber Threats

  • by Melissa Landon
  • News

ServiceNow recently debuted its first product designed for the manufacturing sector. The company is partnering with Siemens Energy to provide a software service that allows energy companies to monitor, identify and respond to cyber threats intended to attack critical infrastructure. 

More Than a Third of Organizations Hold No One Accountable for Cyberattacks, According to Research from LogRhythm

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The global research reveals the disconnect between business decision makers and security teams, even as new risks from remote working and ransomware grow.

Salas O'Brien to Acquire PCI Skanska

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Combined firm will have 44 offices across North America and represents significant expansion for Salas O'Brien in the power and industrial marketplace.

ISA and MBI Join Forces to Answer High Demand for Industrial Cybersecurity Training in Germany

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The International Society of Automation (ISA) today announced that Maschinenbau Institut GmbH (MBI), a service company of VDMA (mechanical engineering industry association), are joining forces with ISA to offer a unique, German ISA cybersecurity training program.

Woolworths Selects Vanderlande’s STOREPICK Solution for its New Sydney DC

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Vanderlande has signed a new contract with Australia’s largest food and grocery retailer, Woolworths, to deliver STOREPICK, a robotised, end-to-end automated case picking (ACP) warehouse solution.

Litmus Expands Partnership with Google Cloud to Power Edge-to-Cloud Smart Factory Solutions

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Unified solution enables organizations to harness the power of factory data to unlock the value of smart manufacturing.

How to Dissect Unusual Protocols for Troubleshooting OT Security

  • by Younes Dragoni
  • Feature

In this blog, we look at the steps involved in developing a dissector for a real-world use case, the well-known Cisco Nexus protocol. We’ve also posted a plug-in on GitHub to help the security community at large. Whether you’re a security researcher yourself, or you manage networks for an asset owner, this methodology and plug-in will help you troubleshoot networking issues and improve overall OT security.

Toward an AI-Ready Department of Defense: Building An Open Defense Ecosystem

  • by Logan Jones
  • Feature

If the Department of Defense (DoD) is to fulfill the recommendations of the final report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI), it must become a fully AI-ready enterprise by 2025. This goal is at risk without a change in its traditional approach to data and acquisition.