Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

OTORIO Reports Vulnerabilities in Sierra Wireless AirLink IIoT

  • January 31, 2023
  • News

Sierra Wireless has released updated firmware to address vulnerabilities in its IIoT devices for critical infrastructure. Users are urged to update their devices.

Powering Remote Wireless Devices to Run a 40-year Marathon

  • by Sol Jacobs
  • January 27, 2023
  • Feature

Low-power remote wireless devices can operate for up to 40 years on a single battery while powering two-way communications. This feature originally appeared in the ebook Automation 2022 Volume 6: IIoT & Industry 4.0.

Integrating Robots Into Industrial Communications Networks Is Key Step in Digital Transformation

  • by Tom Burke
  • January 26, 2023
  • Feature

Thomas Burke, Global Strategic Advisor at the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), looks at how industrial automation vendors, machine builders and end users can futureproof robotic systems with value-adding network technologies.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Personally Attend Hannover Messe

  • January 23, 2023
  • News

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has confirmed his personal attendance at the world’s leading industrial trade fair and will speak at the opening ceremony on April 16.

Seeq Recognizes Its 2022 Reseller and Service Partners of the Year

  • January 18, 2023
  • News

Annual partner awards, honoring excellence in delivering the next generation of process manufacturing improvements, were announced at Seeq Global Partner Symposium in Las Vegas.

The Importance of Cyber Resiliency in OT

  • by Willi Nelson
  • January 18, 2023
  • Feature

Cyber resiliency, as defined by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is “The ability to anticipate, withstand, recover from and adapt to adverse conditions, stresses, attacks or compromises on systems that use or are enabled by cyber resources.”

ICS Cybersecurity: 9 News Items You Missed in 2022

  • by Jacob Chapman, Matjaz Demsar, Suresh Madaswamy & Alzbeta (Betty) Helienek
  • January 17, 2023
  • Feature

The ISA Smart Manufacturing and IIoT Division highlights important industrial control system and IIoT  cybersecurity developments in 2022.

How to Proactively Protect Your Industrial Networks

  • by Roger Chen
  • January 11, 2023
  • Feature

Increased cybersecurity incidents have been crippling critical infrastructure and harming businesses. Here's how to respond.

Powering Next-gen Servos with the Right Network Technology

  • by Tom Burke
  • January 11, 2023
  • Feature

Tom Burke, Global Strategic Advisor at CLPA, looks at the enabling solutions that are driving servo performance.

Automation.com’s Top 10 Articles of 2022

  • by Melissa Landon
  • January 10, 2023
  • Feature

View our top 10 most-viewed articles for 2022! Special thanks to Digi-Key for contributing our top two byline articles of the year.