Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Understanding risk: cybersecurity for the modern grid.

Didier Giarratano, Marketing Cyber Security at Energy Digital Solutions/Energy, Schneider Electric discusses the challenge for utilities is to provide reliable energy delivery with a focus on efficiency and sustainable sources. There’s an evolution taking place in the utilities industry to build a modern distribution automation grid. As the demand for digitised, connected and integrated operations [...]

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Cybersecurity pitfalls!

Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation discusses three cyber security pitfalls that industry should prepare for – the weaponisation of everyday devices, older attacks, such as Heartbleed and Shellshock and vulnerabilities in industrial control systems. IBM X-Force® Research2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index In 2016, IBM reported that manufacturing was the second [...]

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Cybersecurity at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Ray Dooley, Product Manager Industrial Control at Schneider Electric Ireland examines the importance of maintaining security as we progress through Industry 4.o. Ray Dooley, Schneider Electric Ireland A technical evolution has taken place, which has made cyber threats more potent than at any other time in our history. As businesses seek to embrace Industry 4.0, cybersecurity protection [...]

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The US cybersecurity framework for implementation!

A unique, public-private partnership effort now turns to the plan’s implementation The official rollout of the US Cybersecurity Framework, recognized this past Wednesday in an announcement delivered by President Barack Obama, represents the completion of a successful partnership effort among The White House, the Automation Federation and its founding organization, the International Society of Automation [...]

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Cybersecurity cert programme launched!

Programme based on its ISA99/IEC 62443 series of industrial automation and control systems security standards Drawing on its internationally recognised leadership and expertise in industrial automation and control systems security, the International Society of Automation (ISA) has developed a knowledge-based industrial cybersecurity certificate program. Through the work of its Committee on Security for Industrial Automation & [...]

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