Articles & News on Network Management & Protection

Ivanti and Avast Business Integrate Patch Management Tech into Security Platforms for Small Businesses

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OEM partnership benefits SMBs and IT service providers looking to simplify endpoint security with automated vulnerability patching.

Zero-trust Approach to Industrial IT Security Mitigates Risk of Attack and Downtime

  • by Anton Kreuzer
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Sponsored by DriveLock SE
The onward march of smart factory and digitalization initiatives has led to a huge increase in the IT connectivity of industrial manufacturing systems. This raises important questions about how to secure them–especially heterogeneous systems.

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

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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

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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, Automation.com
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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

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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

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
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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

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
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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

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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, Automation.com
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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.