Articles & News on Network Management & Protection

Difficult Conversations: Open Ports, Business Data Needs, and Cybersecurity Risk

  • by Win Worrall
  • Feature

In this article we share with readers in the OT space the terminology, concepts and IT perspectives we’ve learned to help them have collaborative discussions with IT, to weigh risks together, evaluate options to address risks, and accomplish movement of data for operational & business needs.

Siemens AG Hits Major Milestone in Global SD-WAN Migration Project with Orange

  • News

Delivering what is possibly one of the largest global SD-WAN deals, we have successfully migrated 80% of Siemens AG’s global sites to the network as part of its large-scale digital transformation program.

The Future of Blockchain in Intellectual Property

  • by Mr. Sumit Prasad
  • Feature

This article discusses five potential use-cases that Blockchain based Intellectual Property Management presents in the current state of intellectual property industry.

ODVA Discusses New Principal Member, Cybersecurity, 2021 Directions

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

ODVA’s briefing included naming HARTING a new principal member, details on CIP Security enhancements for EtherNet/IP that enable user-level authentication, and the standard organization’s strategic priorities for 2021.

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

  • News

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
  • Feature

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

  • News

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

  • News

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
  • Feature

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

  • News

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