Articles & News on Connectivity & Cybersecurity

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.

New Survey Finds Most Industrial Organizations Are Inadequately Prepared for an OT Cybersecurity Attack

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Survey results to be discussed at PAS OptICS 2020 conference along with more than two dozen sessions featuring industry executives, experts, and practitioners.

SPE Industrial Partner Network Quintuples Its Membership Before Its First Birthday

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With currently 37 members, the number of founding members in November 2019 has more than quintupled even before its first birthday. Clear tendency: More and more members are joining every week.

UL Joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as a Founding Member to Advance Industrial Cybersecurity

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UL brings robust operational technology cybersecurity, industrial automation and control systems expertise to industry cybersecurity group.

Eaton Joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as Founding Member

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Eaton envisions faster approach to develop measurable global conformance assessment for cybersecurity.

Strengthening Industry 4.0 Automation Security

  • by Daniel Browning
  • Feature

The scaling of efficiencies and business value from automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past few years has been transformative. In factories especially, costs drop, waste decreases, and businesses can control and gain insight into their processes like never before.

Jones Walker LLP Releases Midstream Oil and Gas Cybersecurity Survey Findings

  • News

The midstream oil and gas sector tends to be overconfident in cybersecurity preparedness, according to the survey. 

Cybersecurity and Safety: Increasing Risks and Escalating Impacts

  • by Mark Baggett
  • Feature

The truth is cyber-attacks with dire consequences no longer live merely in film or the digital realm for that matter. They’ve transcended into the physical world with real, tangible impacts.

Why Energy Producers Need to Increase Remote Operations Capacity Today, and How to Transition Securely

  • by Bill Moore
  • Feature

Prompted by the widespread and far-reaching implications of the novel Coronavirus, we have witnessed a sudden shift to a hybrid workforce that includes on-site, remote, and distributed teams. The vast majority of companies lack the remote infrastructure needed to maintain operational continuity and protect against cybersecurity risks associated with remote work.