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Proofpoint Report: 99% of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute
September 09, 2019

Proofpoint Report: 99% of cyberattacks require human interaction to execute

The report, based on an 18-month analysis of data collected across Proofpoint’s global customer base, spotlights attack trends to help organizations and users stay safe.

aeSolutions and SANS Institute partner to create ICS Cybersecurity Training Course
August 20, 2019

aeSolutions and SANS Institute partner to create ICS Cybersecurity Training Course

The ICS Cybersecurity for Managers course was developed specifically for managers and supervisors in the industry, particularly those who need to have a solid grasp of OT cybersecurity principles, regulations, standards and best practices but don’t have the time or the necessity to take in-depth technical courses.

Rockwell Automation announces expansion of Threat Detection Services
June 28, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces expansion of Threat Detection Services

To help prevent incidents and combat the unpredictable threats that cause them, industrial companies around the world can now manage cyber risk in their operations using the Rockwell Automation Threat Detection Services powered by the Claroty threat detection platform.

Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIoT Maturity Assessment
June 24, 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIoT Maturity Assessment

The IIoT Maturity Assessment helps organizations become adopters of IIoT by guiding business managers through a range of questions about the adoption, usage and governance of IIoT within their organizations.

exida announces ARCHx engineering tool
May 10, 2019

exida announces ARCHx engineering tool

The ARCHx system is comprised of the operating engine and several knowledge base plug-ins for specific technologies. The tool is used to guide architecture design reviews, both during the initial architecture design, when the basic design decisions are being made, but also for existing designs.

Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity, Volume XV
April 09, 2019

Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity, Volume XV

This eBook includes security roadmaps and resources in order to ensure an active and successful cyber defense strategy for any organization.

Ayehu announces launch of Automation Academy
March 15, 2019

Ayehu announces launch of Automation Academy

Ayehu’s Automation Academy demystifies automation and gives companies the power to transform, advance and compete in this new environment where traditional approaches to IT and business operations no longer suffice.

ISASecure Webinar: IEC-62443 - An Introduction to the Global Automation Cybersecurity Standard
March 12, 2019

ISASecure Webinar: IEC-62443 - An Introduction to the Global Automation Cybersecurity Standard

This webinar will introduce the various parts of IEC 62443 and explain applicability of each part using examples from the process industry, discrete manufacturing, building controls, and robotics. The certification infrastructure and process will also be presented.

exida announces two certification programs for system integrators
February 27, 2019

exida announces two certification programs for system integrators

The certifications are based on the IEC 62443-2-4 and IEC 62443-3-3 standards, which represent the expertise of a large group of global experts to reduce cyber vulnerabilities by laying a solid foundation of cyber defense mechanisms for automation system networks and cover the specific requirements for developing and designing secure systems.

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces the Security Maturity Model (SMM) Practitioner’s Guide
February 25, 2019

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) announces the Security Maturity Model (SMM) Practitioner’s Guide

Building on concepts identified in the IIC Industrial Internet Security Framework published in 2016, the SMM defines levels of security maturity for a company to achieve based on its security goals and objectives as well as its appetite for risk

Frost & Sullivan Report: Big Data technology driving proactive cybersecurity solutions
February 12, 2019

Frost & Sullivan Report: Big Data technology driving proactive cybersecurity solutions

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Envisioning the Next-Generation Cybersecurity Practices, presents an overview of cybersecurity in enterprises and analyzes the drivers and challenges to the adoption of best practices in cybersecurity.

Cyber Florida announces of Cyber Defense for SMBs resource
February 08, 2019

Cyber Florida announces of Cyber Defense for SMBs resource

With input from experts in academia, private industry, government, and the military, this guide offers guidance to help SMBs identify the most cost-effective cybersecurity best practices for their business.

Ponemon Institute releases study on Managing Safety, Security and Privacy in the Interconnected World of IT, OT and IIoT
February 07, 2019

Ponemon Institute releases study on Managing Safety, Security and Privacy in the Interconnected World of IT, OT and IIoT

The purpose of this study is to understand the concerns that organizations have for functional safety, cybersecurity and data privacy when there is a convergence of IT, operational technology (OT) and industrial internet of things (IIoT).

Radiflow releases 'SCADA Attackers Taxonomy and Analysis' whitepaper
January 23, 2019

Radiflow releases 'SCADA Attackers Taxonomy and Analysis' whitepaper

In the company’s whitepaper, Radiflow explains that while the reporting on cybersecurity incidents and attack campaigns is on the rise, each reporting organization uses a different analysis methodology.

CIMdata announces 'Industry 4.0—A Regional Update' white paper
January 23, 2019

CIMdata announces 'Industry 4.0—A Regional Update' white paper

This paper offers an overview of the responses in five major global economies in which CIMdata delivers its annual PLM Market & Industry Forum: The United States, Germany, India, China, and Japan.

WoMaster releases 2019 Smart City Guide
January 15, 2019

WoMaster releases 2019 Smart City Guide

The 2019 Smart City Guide demonstrates a new approach to IIoT-based technologies from initial design of system-integration projects to cloud management and network control.

PLCopen releases version 2.0 of  Safety Specification Part 1
November 28, 2018

PLCopen releases version 2.0 of Safety Specification Part 1

The original document describes the functionalities as well as extensive state diagrams which add to the understanding, references to the applicable standards, description of error behavior, functional checks, and error codes, and identifies different programming levels.

Positive Technologies releases PT ISIM freeView Sensor free ICS monitoring solution
November 09, 2018

Positive Technologies releases PT ISIM freeView Sensor free ICS monitoring solution

Intended for basic ICS security monitoring, this version is free of charge and easy to configure. No special technical knowledge is needed. Downloading and getting started with PT ISIM freeView Sensor takes minutes.

exida announes IEC 62443-2-4 system integration certification courses
November 09, 2018

exida announes IEC 62443-2-4 system integration certification courses

The certifications are based on the IEC 62443-2-4 and IEC 62443-3-3 standards, which lay a foundation of cyber defense mechanisms for automation system networks and cover the specific requirements for developing and designing secure systems.

Exida announces FSE 211 – IEC 61508 – 'An Introduction to Functional Safety' self-paced training course
October 29, 2018

Exida announces FSE 211 – IEC 61508 – 'An Introduction to Functional Safety' self-paced training course

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the IEC 61508 requirements needed to ensure functional safety for electrical/electronic and programmable electronic systems.

exida releases Implementing IEC 62443: A Pragmatic Approach to Cybersecurity book
October 11, 2018

exida releases Implementing IEC 62443: A Pragmatic Approach to Cybersecurity book

This perspective is intended to help busy industry professionals get up to speed on the safety and cybersecurity lifecycle, keeping their facility safe from devastating cyberattacks using a straightforward, practical approach.

Emerson releases Digital Transformation Roadmap
October 02, 2018

Emerson releases Digital Transformation Roadmap

The goal is to help companies use technology to reach Top Quartile performance, measured by optimized production, improved reliability, enhanced safety and minimized energy usage.

ISA announces ISA/IEC 62443-4-2-2018 standard
September 25, 2018

ISA announces ISA/IEC 62443-4-2-2018 standard

ISA/IEC 62443-4-2-2018, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems: Technical Security Requirements for IACS Components, provides the cybersecurity technical requirements for components that make up an IACS, specifically the embedded devices, network components, host components and software applications.

exida announces IEC 62443 OEM software development course
September 07, 2018

exida announces IEC 62443 OEM software development course

The methods taught in the course are based on the IEC 62443-4-1 and IEC 62443-4-2 standards, which represent the expertise of a large group of global experts to reduce cyber vulnerabilities by laying a solid foundation of cyber defense mechanisms for automation system networks.

InfinityQS Report: 64 Percent of manufacturers view budget as the main barrier to digital adoption
August 30, 2018

InfinityQS Report: 64 Percent of manufacturers view budget as the main barrier to digital adoption

Further, 59 percent cite lack of available resources, and 47 percent claim other business priorities as additional factors holding them back from their digital ambitions.

exida introduces ISA-18.2 / IEC 62682 Alarm Management certificate program
August 10, 2018

exida introduces ISA-18.2 / IEC 62682 Alarm Management certificate program

The AMP program will be offered in conjunction with the exida Academy Training course ALM 101: Introduction to Alarm Management Practices & Principles, which is offered generically or for specific control systems.

Gartner releases 2018 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management
August 09, 2018

Gartner releases 2018 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management

The recently published Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates multiple integrated risk management solution providers who serve the needs of security and risk management leaders across a spectrum of use cases.

Bedrock Automation announces Industrial Control Systems Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Quantitative Evaluation whitepaper
July 18, 2018

Bedrock Automation announces Industrial Control Systems Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Quantitative Evaluation whitepaper

The whitepaper, Chapter Five: Industrial Control Systems Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Quantitative Evaluation, delineates 450 different factors that impact costs across the following six phases of the industrial control system (ICS) life cycle: engineering, installation, commissioning, maintenance, system, and cyber security.

Kaspersky Survey: 3/4 of respondents concerned about ICS cybersecurity incident
June 26, 2018

Kaspersky Survey: 3/4 of respondents concerned about ICS cybersecurity incident

To gain a better understanding of the issues and opportunities faced by ICS organizations today, Kaspersky Lab and Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC – a CXP Group Company) conducted a survey of 320 global professionals with decision-making power on OT/ICS cybersecurity from 25 countries across the globe from April – May 2018.

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Client Toolkit
June 22, 2018

Integration Objects releases OPC UA Client Toolkit

Integration Objects’ OPC UA .NET Client toolkit is a collection of libraries, classes and interfaces that allows programming of OPC UA Client applications using .NET framework

Radiflow releases industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Application Framework
May 23, 2018

Radiflow releases industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Application Framework

Radiflow’s industrial cybersecurity app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework is based on the company’s iSID industrial Intrusion Detection System for ICS and SCADA networks. The iSID system performs ongoing mapping of the industrial assets and alerts on any anomalies in their behavior.

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar
May 17, 2018

ISA announces ISASecure Overview and 2018 Update: Securing Control Systems to IEC 62443 webinar

Participants in the May 24, 11AM EDT webinar will learn about the structure and content of the international IEC 62443 control systems cybersecurity standards and the related ISASecure conformity assessment program.

NEMA releases Cyber Hygiene Best Practices whitepaper
May 10, 2018

NEMA releases Cyber Hygiene Best Practices whitepaper

The whitepaper outlines industry best practices and guidelines for electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers to raise their level of cybersecurity sophistication in manufacturing facilities and engineering processes.

CSIA announces Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual v 5.0
April 23, 2018

CSIA announces Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual v 5.0

With version 5.0, the CSIA Best Practices and Benchmarks Manual has been updated to reflect new material, including a new chapter on cyber security. The entire manual was reviewed for organization, clarity and compliance with a global relevance.

Rockwell Automation and Cisco release several Converged Plantwide Ethernet network design guides
April 20, 2018

Rockwell Automation and Cisco release several Converged Plantwide Ethernet network design guides

The guides are intended give companies best practices for wired and wireless network architectures when deploying cloud and mobile industrial IoT solutions. The free resources are the latest addition to the Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) program.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) releases version 1.1 of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
April 19, 2018

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) releases version 1.1 of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

The framework was developed with a focus on industries vital to national and economic security, including energy, banking, communications and the defense industrial base.

MDT Software announces Safeguarding Plant Automation webinar series
March 30, 2018

MDT Software announces Safeguarding Plant Automation webinar series

The first webinar will take place on Thursday, April 19 at 2:00pm eastern time. The series will feature information intended to help manufacturers and utility providers learn how they can protect operations from downtime and errors that can result from unmanaged automation program changes.

WoMaster releases series of IIoT Cyber Security training videos
March 05, 2018

WoMaster releases series of IIoT Cyber Security training videos

WoMaster held Cyber Security training for its partners to demonstrate how they can provide a complete protection of IIoT network according to ISASecure - IEC 62443-4-2 from currently existing threats

Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity in Industrial Environments, Volume VII
January 30, 2018

Advancing Automation: Cybersecurity in Industrial Environments, Volume VII

To help arm companies against the threats, Automation.com has worked with the IoT experts at Cisco to provide you the latest edition of our Cybersecurity eBook, filled with detailed reads on the latest strategies and technologies to keep your industrial networks secured, and your company one step ahead of the hackers.