Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

Human Error: How Automation Can Mitigate Operational Risk

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By Neil Ferguson, Opsview Automation can effectively monitor operations to reduce risk and flag issues caused not only by software bugs, attacks or unauthorized applications but by human error.

ISA announces creation of ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance

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The ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance will bring together a global group of stakeholders from end-user companies, control system vendors, IT and OT infrastructure providers, system integrators, and others affiliated with global industry to benefit everyone, especially the communities in which we operate and serve.

Siemens to help Paragon VTOL Aerospace enhance software and hardware solutions for drone development

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Paragon produces industry-specific drone hardware ranging from security applications for agricultural theft and commuter law adherence to human passenger drones.

The Security Implications of IIoT

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By Michael Rothschild, Indegy The adoption of industrial internet of things (IIoT) technologies in manufacturing environments is unleashing major efficiency improvements and operational cost reductions. Along with these benefits, IIoT is also opening up operational networks to security threats they never faced in the past.

Yokogawa Electric selected by ExxonMobil to establish Open Process Automation Test Bed

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ExxonMobil and Yokogawa are members of The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), an international forum of end users, system integrators, suppliers, academia, and standards organizations who are working together to develop the specifications for utilizing OPA technology in next generation process control systems.

Westermo announces acquisition of Neratec Solutions

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Neratec has about 25 employees and a Sales of approximately 6,5 MCHF (62 MSEK) in 2018 with operations is in Bubikon in Switzerland. The acquisition will have limited impact on BEIJER GROUP’s earnings in 2019.

Siemens to help Paragon VTOL Aerospace enhance software and hardware solutions for drone development

  • Case Study

Paragon produces industry-specific drone hardware ranging from security applications for agricultural theft and commuter law adherence to human passenger drones.

HARTING announces innauguration of European Distribution Center

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The 20-meter-high shelf warehouse can accommodate approx. 7,000 pallets and 120,000 containers. Installation work involved laying 100 kilometres of IT cabling, 40 kilometers of sprinkler piping and container conveyor technology with a total length of 1,000 meters.

Phoenix Contact to host 4th annual Smart Communities conference

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Phoenix Contact USA will host its fourth annual Smart Communities conference on Tuesday, August 20, at the company’s U.S. headquarters, 586 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, Pa.

Rockwell Automation announces expansion of Threat Detection Services

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To help prevent incidents and combat the unpredictable threats that cause them, industrial companies around the world can now manage cyber risk in their operations using the Rockwell Automation Threat Detection Services powered by the Claroty threat detection platform.