Archive for the ‘Cyber-Security’ Category

Practical Tips for System Security

Posted in Cyber-Security on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Nick Janouskovec shared his practical tips for attaining and managing Ovation system security at the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference. With so many different standards, regulations, technologies and approaches to cybersecurity, it can be challenging to figure out what you really need. Developing a security program that truly secures your control system, meets your […]

Power and Water Cybersecurity Suite Modules

Posted in Cyber-Security on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference, Emerson’s Jose Pablo Bonilla and Levi Crosier described the different components of the Power and Water Cybersecurity Suite (PWCS). This presentation included providing users with guidance for configuring their systems, identifying custom reports & dashboards along with establishing a cadence for performing routine security tasks effectively & efficiently. […]

Cybersecurity Worst Practices: The Good-the Bad-the Ugly

Posted in Cyber-Security on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference, Emerson’s David Foose shared examples of bad practices in securing control systems. Dave opened describing how the focus on control system security over the past decade has changed from bothersome to imperative. The five stages of cyber grief include denial, frustration, bargaining, burn out and finally acceptance. Burn […]

Applying Center for Internet Security ICS Cybersecurity Controls

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power on Thursday, June 28th, 2018. No comments yet
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Power, water and wastewater utilities are critical infrastructure, and require ongoing industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity risk reduction efforts. Taking a systematic and integrated approach to ICS cybersecurity can help with safe, reliable and efficient operations. Many experts from these industries will gather at the July 29-August 2, 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference in Pittsburgh. […]

Cybersecurity Guidance at ConnectedPlant Conference

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power on Monday, February 26th, 2018. No comments yet
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This week, the ConnectedPlant conference is being held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference is focused for professionals in the chemicals and power industries who are leading digital transformations in their organizations. The focus includes: …actionable information and strategies to maximize the use of data, analytics, and related technology to drive efficiency improvements, preventative and […]