Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

Automating Compliance to Improve Your Cybersecurity Posture

  • by Rick Peters
  • Feature

While bad actors will undoubtedly continue to evolve their tactics and techniques, there are strategies and practices that enable OT leaders to stay ahead of these threats. One of the key aspects of strengthening cybersecurity posture involves the connection between security and compliance, and then layering in automation.

CLPA Appoints Roy Kok to Help Grow Partnership Network

  • News

The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has appointed Roy Kok as senior partnerships and alliance specialist to enhance the organization’s ever-growing global channel of industry-leading automation vendors.

Wibu-Systems Opens its Stockholm Office to Serve the Scandi-Baltic Region

  • News

Wibu-Systems, Germany’s leading advocates for digital protection, licensing, and IT security solutions, are recognizing the exceptional progress made by the Scandinavian and Baltic Sea nations towards truly digital societies and connected economies with a dedicated corporate entity for the company’s business in the Nordic countries and their neighbors across the sea.

Smart Manufacturing Starts with Data-Driven FDT 3.0 Device Type Managers™ (FDT/DTMs™)

  • by Robert Hartmann and Dr. Michael Gunzert – CodeWrights GmbH
  • News

Automation suppliers can innovate device business models with customizable device functions, OPC UA and mobility solutions.

RealCISO Awarded 'MxD Cybersecurity Marketplace' Contract with DoD-funded Manufacturing x Digital

  • News

RealCISO, a powerful software platform that enables organizations to evaluate and strengthen their security posture and reduce cyber risk, was awarded the MxD Cybersecurity Marketplace contract with Manufacturing x Digital (MxD), the nation's digital manufacturing institute and the National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing as designated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Video: Factory Automation with Private 5G

  • News

Bosch, Nokia and Rohde & Schwarz demonstrate industrial automation over a 5G stand-alone private network. See how the 5G private network performs supporting manufacturing use cases in a working factory.

NEMA Publishes Whitepaper Emphasizing Harmonized Cybersecurity Standards

  • News

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA CPSP 4-2021 Harmonized Cybersecurity Standards and Conformity Assessment.

Building a Strong OT Cybersecurity Foundation: First Ask the Right Questions

  • by Alvis Chen
  • Feature

Inevitably, IT/OT integration has become one of the key indicators of a company's potential future growth. However, despite its importance, IT/OT integration remains inconceivable to many companies due to one main obstacle: cybersecurity.

Ericsson and PowerLight Demonstrate World’s First Wireless Powered 5G Base Station

  • News

As a result of Ericsson’s constant pursuit of new technology to improve the deployment of Radio Access Network (RAN) sites, the company has teamed up with U.S. laser innovator, PowerLight Technologies, to achieve the first safe, fully wireless-powered 5G base station.

FDT 3.0 Testing and Certification Opens for Next Generation DTMs

  • by Lee Lane
  • Feature

Certified DTMs establish interoperability criteria for IIoT and I4.0 applications.