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Kaspersky ICS CERT Report: 2020 attacks target suppliers of equipment and software for industrial enterprises

Kaspersky ICS CERT Report: 2020 attacks target suppliers of equipment and software for industrial enterprises


According to the latest Kaspersky ICS CERT findings, these hits were focused on systems in Japan, Italy, German and the UK and targeted suppliers of equipment and software for industrial enterprises. Research has shown that attackers used malicious Microsoft Office documents,

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The Missing ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’ Link – Open Programming Standard Conformance & Certification

The Missing ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’ Link – Open Programming Standard Conformance & Certification


By Bill Lydon
Achieving the benefits of digitalization requires organizations to leverage Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) concepts, technology, and architecture with open standards.

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FDT Group and ODVA announce addition of FDT 3.0 support to Common Industrial Protocol

FDT Group and ODVA announce addition of FDT 3.0 support to Common Industrial Protocol


FDT and ODVA share a common core mission that includes advancing open, interoperable information and communication exchange for the industrial automation marketplace.

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Kaspersky ICS CERT Report: 2020 attacks target suppliers of equipment and software for industrial enterprises

According to the latest Kaspersky ICS CERT findings, these hits were focused on systems in Japan, Italy, German and the UK and targeted suppliers of equipment and software for industrial enterprises. Research has shown that attackers used malicious Microsoft Office documents,

The Missing ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’ Link – Open Programming Standard Conformance & Certification

By Bill Lydon
Achieving the benefits of digitalization requires organizations to leverage Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) concepts, technology, and architecture with open standards.

FDT Group and ODVA announce addition of FDT 3.0 support to Common Industrial Protocol

FDT and ODVA share a common core mission that includes advancing open, interoperable information and communication exchange for the industrial automation marketplace.

OPC Experts Interview: What is OPC?

The OPC Experts Interview is a series taking a deep dive into open platform communications, OPC/OPC UA and related technology. This interview is with Stefan Hoppe, President and Executive Director of the OPC Foundation.

Prosys OPC announces acceptance as member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance, which was launched at that time, currently has 55 members. In the meantime, four working groups have come together to develop concrete use cases for each of the industry segments and technologies.

FDT Group announces Flowserve Corporation to join Board of Directors

Based in Irving, TX, Flowserve has been a member of FDT Group and a participant on the organization’s technical working groups, and recently upgraded its membership to “Sponsor” status and assumed roles on both the FDT Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

Industrial-Grade Secure Remote Access in a World of Physical Risks

By Honeywell Cybersecurity
Although a part of disaster planning and recovery in increasing resilience, industrial-grade secure remote access also represents a strategic investment that can help grow a company’s operational excellence and capabilities.

Koch Engineered Solutions announces acquisition of DarkVision

In conjunction with the acquisition, KES has also made a significant growth equity investment in DarkVision to fund future growth, R&D and expansion. DarkVision is an early stage industrial acoustic imaging company.

Westermo helps Max Bögl enhance data communication for urban transport

High levels of network availability required specialized wireless technology designed specifically for transportation applications. Westermo was selected by Max Bögl to provide the data communication network technology. 

Crisis Further Highlights Importance of Connected Human Workers Across Industrial World

Connected work and connected worker technology make it possible for humans on the frontlines to perform at their safest, most productive best. As the current global situation clearly indicates, humans will always be essential in manufacturing and production – and they deserve to be supported and empowered by technology.

Becoming a Robot: Automation Helps Honor Pandemic Affected 2020 Graduates

To bring its graduates their special day of recognition while still maintaining social distancing standards, Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management partnered with Double Robotics to provide a unique solution

4 Questions Industrial CISOs Need to Ask When Evaluating Cybersecurity Tools

By Gabe Authier
While ICS downtime at the hands of a security solution was once a much more realistic concern, cybersecurity tools are now changing the face of ICS cybersecurity by helping operators remediate issues that could threaten system uptime.

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