Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity June 21, 2021

Looking into the cybersecurity future through the past

The past informs the present when it comes to cybersecurity and what we once thought of as fanciful is becoming a reality. What people are willing to do will inform our future.

By Chris Vavra
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Cybersecurity June 21, 2021

Differences between local and international cybersecurity standards

Understanding what is required at the local, national and international level when it comes to cybersecurity standards can reduce confusion.

By Massimiliano Latini and Pavel Kromov
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Cybersecurity June 16, 2021

Benefits of a multifunction platform for IT/OT security in the age of CMMC

As the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) rolls out, it’s important for manufacturing companies to think more broadly than just CMMC. 

By John Livingston
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PLCs, PACs June 16, 2021

PLC coding practices document released

The Top 20 Secure PLC Coding Practices document aims to provide a list of coding practices for PLC programmers.

By International Society of Automation (ISA)
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Cybersecurity June 13, 2021

Unlikely cybersecurity targets are a myth

There is no such thing as an unlikely cybersecurity target and those who believe so are the most vulnerable to a potential attack.

By Dirk Sweigart
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Cybersecurity June 11, 2021

Control system cybersecurity tips and tactics released

NIST has developed an infographic with steps control system owners/operators can take now to get started or refreshed on their cybersecurity journey and to help manage their control system cybersecurity risks.

By Keith Stouffer and Victoria Yan Pillitteri
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Other Networks June 8, 2021

Strategic alliance to protect industrial networks announced

Agreement brings together leading technology from each company to provide a cybersecurity solution for mission-critical networks.

By Belden and Dynics
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Cybersecurity June 6, 2021

Disconnected cybersecurity systems are a myth

In today's modern manufacturing environment, there is no such thing as a "disconnected" system from cybersecurity, and believing systems that are among the most vulnerable.

By Dirk Sweigart
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Cybersecurity May 28, 2021

The importance of ICS security

Industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity is growing in importance as cyber attacks increase and there are some basic tenets companies can follow in their journey.

By John Livingston
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Cybersecurity May 27, 2021

Six steps to an effective cybersecurity plan

Physical security, cybersecurity education, IT/OT separation and outsourcing when necessary are crucial to effective cybersecurity.

By Velta Technology