Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity risk assessment can benefit from a risk-based prioritized approach, according to Anil Gosine, global projects, MG Strategy+. Courtesy: MGStrategy+ and Control Engineering
Cybersecurity November 20, 2020

What you need to know about cybersecurity

A webcast on cybersecurity offers information about cybersecurity architectures, training, best practices, risk assessment and trends based on research.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Quantum Automation
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 9, 2020

How integrators can help IIoT applications

End users may find the variety of IIoT devices and connectivity technology to be intimidating. A system integrator can minimize risks and costs by implementing proven specification and implementation methods and architectures.

By Maryam Afshar and Brian Gallogly
Mark T. Hoske is content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, mhoske@cfemedia.com. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity November 8, 2020

Think again about measurements, logic, actions

A world with a pandemic can benefit from control engineering to measure, apply logic, and take actions in a transparent way, then repeat and optimize. Cybersecurity, remote connections, digital twins, artificial intelligence, training, and challenging old information all can help.

By Mark T. Hoske
Three measures for a cybersecurity plan and three barriers for cybersecurity implementation are shown Courtesy: L&T Technology Services (LTTS)
I/O Systems, I/O Modules November 1, 2020

Six ways to improve cybersecurity: Barriers vs. resiliency

Overcome three OT/IT cybersecurity barriers and move towards cyber-resiliency in three cybersecurity steps.

By Amir Sobol and Yaron Pass
Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 26, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Oct. 19-25, 2020

Articles about heated face masks designed to inactivate coronaviruses, evaluating IoT wireless protocols, cybersecurity, human and artificial intelligence, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Oct. 19-25, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity October 22, 2020

IIoT’s growing impact on ICS cybersecurity

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will have the strongest impact on operational technology/industrial control system (OT/ICS) cybersecurity.

By Gregory Hale
Industrial cybersecurity trends are changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and companies need to catch up. Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 19, 2020

Bureaucracy is an obstacle for cybersecurity projects

The inability to stop production and a bureaucratic approval process are the main barriers that inhibit industrial cybersecurity projects according to a report by Kaspersky.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 18, 2020

Cybersecurity is the optimal route to smart manufacturing

Cybersecurity strategy in digital plants is critical for companies that want to achieve smart manufacturing.

By Emilie Lerche Fenger and Marco Zampolli
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Safety October 17, 2020

How to quantify, compute system failure profiles

Developing computational frameworks to improve network resilience is a must for companies looking to weather a cyber attack or a natural disaster like a major storm.

By Gregory Hale
Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked in selected industries Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 14, 2020

Building automation, oil and gas facilities are top cybersecurity targets

There has been an increase in the percentage of systems attacked in the oil and gas industry as well as the building automation sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale