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Seeq Closes Series B Funding and Adds Cisco Investments as New Investor as Growth Accelerates

Seeq Closes Series B Funding and Adds Cisco Investments as New Investor as Growth Accelerates


Cisco Investments joins Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Altira Group, Chevron Technology Ventures, and Next47 to fund Seeq product and market expansion.

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Private 5G Networks Offer New Enterprise Business Opportunities

Private 5G Networks Offer New Enterprise Business Opportunities


New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Industrial 5G market reveals that 5G technology is still evolving, with new features added with each new specification release.

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Open Standards Mean More Options for Industrial Automation

Open Standards Mean More Options for Industrial Automation


By Bill Lydon
Open system options continue to emerge from nontraditional suppliers and standards groups, and this is a trend that I expect will accelerate and enable multivendor interoperability at all levels of the system architecture.

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Seeq Closes Series B Funding and Adds Cisco Investments as New Investor as Growth Accelerates

Cisco Investments joins Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Altira Group, Chevron Technology Ventures, and Next47 to fund Seeq product and market expansion.

Private 5G Networks Offer New Enterprise Business Opportunities

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Industrial 5G market reveals that 5G technology is still evolving, with new features added with each new specification release.

Open Standards Mean More Options for Industrial Automation

By Bill Lydon
Open system options continue to emerge from nontraditional suppliers and standards groups, and this is a trend that I expect will accelerate and enable multivendor interoperability at all levels of the system architecture.

Abaco to Partner with REDARC Defence Systems

The partnership will allow both companies to further align with the needs of the growing Australian defense sector for embedded computing applications.

Wired and Wireless Networks Advance in Power

Both wired and wireless networks have been undergoing a significant evolution during the past decade, enabling greater opportunities to those who leverage the advancements in the next one.

Enhanced Integration Drives Need for Enhanced Cybersecurity

There is an increasing recognition that an integrated cybersecurity approach is required for an entire manufacturing and production company. Many manufacturing companies are realizing with the integration of IT, OT, automation and other functions that designating one leader responsible for all cybersecurity for the company is most effective.

Honeywell Cybersecurity Report: USB threat risk to industrials doubles over last 12 months

The findings from the latest Honeywell Industrial USB Threat Report show that the total amount of threats posed by USB removable media to industrial process control networks remains consistently high, with 45% of locations detecting at least one inbound threat.

Worldwide Blossoming of Country-Centric Open Manufacturing Initiatives

By Bill Lydon
The impact of open manufacturing initiatives continues to be a worldwide affair. These initiatives continue to grow as industry recognizes the need to modernize and the Industry 4.0 movement (called “Industrie 4.0” in Germany, its country of origin) continues to accelerate.

Siemens and NATO CCDCOE announce cooperation on cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

In experimenting with grid control software Spectrum Power, Siemens gains valuable insights on the potential attack vectors and can thoroughly test new security features or protocols for its products and solutions.

OPC Foundation announces addition of Google Cloud to member community

OPC UA is an industrial, protocol-agnostic framework for the Industrial Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0 that contains mechanisms for secure, reliable, manufacturer and platform-independent information exchange, as well as options for semantic information modeling and self-description of devices.

Siemens announces acquisition of UltraSoC Technologies

The addition of UltraSoC to Siemens enables a unified data-driven infrastructure, and the creation of a solution to help semiconductor industry customers overcome key pain points including manufacturing defects, software and hardware bugs, device early-failure and wear-out, functional safety, and malicious attacks.

The Challenge of OT Security in a Converged World

Absent an effective OT security plan, OT enterprise and their integrated ICS/SCADA systems are left vulnerable to cyberattacks that could result in financial loss, reputational damage, diminished consumer confidence, and even threaten the safety of citizens—and in the case of critical infrastructures, also threaten national security.

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Do you need to securely network your process data?  DataHub makes it possible, without compromising your OT network.

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Reading this handbook will help you prevent problems and instead optimize air/gas flow meters to operate safely and effectively for the long haul with minimum cost.

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Download the new Process Safety ebook and stay informed on safety best practices for improving OT cybersecurity; implementing and managing a safety instrumented system; and more. 

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Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

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