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Protecting Control Systems with Comprehensive Cybersecurity Programs

Posted in Cyber-Security on Thursday, August 6th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Jocelyn Sexton At this year’s Offshore Technology Conference, Asset Strategy & Management Program Manager Rick Gorskie talked to oil and gas customers about their concerns regarding cybersecurity. As you can imagine, it’s a hot topic. Many of our customers realize that even if they are not a target now, they could be in the […]

Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Posted in Power on Friday, September 19th, 2014. 5 comments so far
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Author: Dennis Tkacs Not a day goes by without mention of a new cybersecurity incident, the hack of a prominent organization’s website, a new security threat, or an attack that compromises consumer financial information. US based retailers Target and Home Depot are recent examples of companies befallen by cyber-attacks. The number of malicious files is […]

Cybersecurity for Water Utilities

Posted in Water & Wastewater on Monday, July 7th, 2014. No comments yet
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One only has to do a Google News search on cybersecurity to know it is a key concern for businesses across the globe. In a Water Online article, SCADA Cybersecurity: What Every Water Utility Should Do Now To Prevent An Attack, Emerson’s Doug Johnson shares areas of concern and a path for water utilities to […]

Control System Connections to the Internet

Posted in Cyber-Security on Thursday, May 15th, 2014. No comments yet
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Cybersecurity remains a top concern among process manufacturers around the globe. In a recent Process Engineering article, Weak spot, the article opens: Last month marked the end of technical support for Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system. Robert Smith investigates the security risks for process plants running control systems on the XP platform. He notes: In […]

Simplifying Control System Cyber Security

Posted in Cyber-Security on Wednesday, May 18th, 2011. No comments yet
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In a recent Industrial Safety and Security Source blog post, Emerson CTO: Keep Security Simple, Peter Zornio shared his thoughts on trends in the safety and cyber security for process manufacturers. In the interview, Peter was asked about the uneasy relationship between IT and process engineers that many plants and mills experience. Peter noted some […]