Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

FDT: Led by Industry Subject Matter Experts

  • by Lee Lane
  • Feature

Sheer talent on-loan from our members drive FDT evolution.

25th Annual ARC Forum to be Live-Streamed as Multiple Virtual Events

  • News

Forum Theme, “Accelerating Digital Transformation in a Post-COVID World,” targets organizations that look to advanced digital technology and new business approaches to address today’s most pressing challenges. 

TE Connectivity to Deliver Keynote and Tech Talk at SPE Pioneer Summit 2020

  • News

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is proud to deliver a keynote presentation and “Tech Talk” at the first SPE Pioneer Summit on Nov. 3-4, 2020.

New International Initiative to Define OPC UA Cloud Library

  • News

OPC Foundation and CESMII initiated new joint working group joined by major industry players to enable manufacturers to speed up pre-built shopfloor and digitalization applications.

Eaton Achieves Industry First: Dual IEC and UL Cybersecurity Certifications for Product Development Processes

  • News

Third-party accreditations of Eaton’s processes give customers confidence its products are built to be secure by design.

Risk Assessment: First Step to Securing an OT Environment

  • by Mark Hellinghuizer
  • Feature

Developing a cybersecurity strategy begins with understanding the current situation, including existing risks.

NEMA Publishes New Report on 5G Best Practices for the Electroindustry

  • News

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) worked with consultants at ABI Research to develop a new guidance document, NEMA 5G 1 5G Best Practices Technical Guidance Report.

Endress+Hauser Establishes Internet Security Standards

  • News

IETF recommends the SmartBlue CPace protocol for password-protected access to instruments.

Keeping Up With the Times: Time-sensitive, Networked Factories for Consumer Electronics Production

  • by Thomas J. Burke
  • Feature

 Consumer electronics manufacturing is a fast-paced industry. To maintain and enhance their competitive edge, companies in this sector need to regularly adopt innovative technologies in their plants and their products to meet ever-evolving market demands. Currently, this means adopting smart, interconnected manufacturing approaches to create highly responsive and productive factories. To achieve such infrastructure, businesses should invest in the right industrial communications technology.