Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

ISA announces Founding Members of Global Cybersecurity Alliance

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ISA engaged with discussions, initiated by Schneider Electric, to create an ISA-led global, open and industry-wide alliance comprised of all cybersecurity stakeholder companies. ISA quickly expanded those conversations to include Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Claroty, and Nozomi Networks.

EtherCAT Technology Group holds first Safety over EtherCAT Plug Fest

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A total of 36 participants from 18 different companies came to Verl, Germany to test their FSoE devices for interoperability, and in total they brought nine masters, 15 slaves as well as one stack and one tool

2018 Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable (PAR) Insights – Survey

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By Bill Lydon, Automation.com The PAR meetings to represent one of the most knowledgeable groups of automation professionals gathered in one place, at any one time, to discuss automation issues, and the 2018 event was no exception.

Digital Fairs USA announces Fortinet's Phil Quade as keynote speaker

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A highlight of the trade show is its on-floor educational sessions lead by industry visionaries who will provide detailed, action-oriented discussions on connected technologies for the plant from proof of concept right through fully connected factory operations.

Siemens announces launch of MindSphere World Korea association

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World Korea is designed to create synergies among members by exchanging technical demands, developing market models and establish IoT platforms and ecosystems based on MindSphere

Sectigo announces partnership with NetObjex to secure edge computing technology

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The collaboration provides enterprises and manufacturers with a secured computing infrastructure that extends from IoT edge devices to the cloud and blockchain.

Stratus announces joining of The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF)

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The group brings together global leaders from the process industries such as Chevron, ExxonMobil, and DuPont, as well as system integrators, suppliers, integrated distributed control system (DCS) vendors, academia and other standards organizations

Eighty-Two Percent of Organizations are Embracing IT/OT Collaboration, But Still Falling Short on OT

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By Andrea Carcano, Nozomi Networks Critical infrastructure and industrial environments were once thought to be immune to cyber threats and attacks because of their “air gapped” nature. But the truth is that they are extremely vulnerable and are typically under persistent attack

Eighty-Two Percent of Organizations are Embracing IT/OT Collaboration, But Still Falling Short on OT

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By Andrea Carcano, Nozomi Networks Critical infrastructure and industrial environments were once thought to be immune to cyber threats and attacks because of their “air gapped” nature. But the truth is that they are extremely vulnerable and are typically under persistent attack

4 Ways to Tackle Cybersecurity at the Industrial Edge

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By John Fryer, Stratus Technologies To protect their networks and data, companies utilizing edge technology need to make sure that they are addressing cybersecurity threats on the edge. To develop the best edge security strategy for their specific operations, companies need to take into account the below best practices prior to implementation.