It used to be safe to assume that pipelines would fly under the radar for cyberattacks. Even though they are a critical infrastructure element, they weren’t something hackers focused on. However, a recent series of high-profile attacks on pipeline infrastructure has...
Expanding Cybersecurity Offerings to Meet a Future of Boundless Automation
One of the most obvious changes in process manufacturing in the last decade has been a move toward more connected, integrated operations. A key component of this change, in fact, has been a recent trend by operations teams to accommodate more cloud and internet...
A Simple Solution for More Secure Pipelines
The world is changing rapidly, and one of the most significant changes in decades is a strong focus on sustainable operation in the energy sector. The pipeline industry in particular has had to increase focus on more sustainable operation, eliminating transmission...
Democratizing Data can be Intuitive and Cybersecure
The need to gather more and more data from plant systems for analytics seems to be growing exponentially, particularly as companies expand their digital transformation initiatives to improve efficiency and sustainability across their entire operations. In fact,...
Expert Advice for Securing Safety Systems
As more and more processing plant personnel begin to work remotely in the wake of cultural changes from the global pandemic and an acceleration in plants’ digital transformation initiatives, there is probably no topic more deserving of attention than cybersecurity....
Two-Factor Authentication for Cyber Safety
Zedi SaaS SCADA leverages the power of Microsoft Authenticator to keep your data safe—yet accessible to those who need it—24/7.
2022 Australia and New Zealand Automation Outlook
The Australian & New Zealand publication, Process Technology sought business thought leaders’ outlooks for 2022. Emerson’s Boris Gabin shared his thoughts.
Take Better Control of Security with Integrated Patch Management
These days it seems as if we are hearing about new cybersecurity threats to industrial operations nearly every month. Whether it is a ransomware attack, an outage due to malware, or an attack via a new, unanticipated vector, the risks associated with a cyberattack can...
Defense-in-depth Approach Helps Prevent Unauthorized Changes in Safety Logic
One of the main concerns from users of process safety systems is how to effectively protect the SIS against unauthorized changes of the safety logic. The traditional protection approach is based on a key switch on the safety PLC; before somebody can alter the safety...
Maintaining Cybersecurity Strength
In a Plant Magazine article, ‘Cyber-securing’ your plant, Emerson’s Michael Lester joins other cybersecurity experts to share his thoughts on building and maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture
Episodio 33: Protección Cibernética en Sistemas Instrumentados de Seguridad
En este episodio el experto en Sistemas de Control y Sistemas Instrumentados de Seguridad, Sergio Díaz, nos comenta sobre las consideraciones más importantes en términos de ciberseguridad en los sistemas de las plantas. Hablamos sobre arquitecturas recomendables,...
Making Sense of Cybersecurity
It seems as though every week we’re alerted to a new cybersecurity breach impacting another industry. Unsurprisingly, organizations across the globe—particularly those in critical infrastructure such as power and water providers—are responding by quickly acting to...
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