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 •  November 7

There’s no question that attacks on critical infrastructure are becoming increasingly common and emboldened, and it’s also very clear that effectively defending against such attacks is not something that can be done alone. Following an announcement in September about its partnership with PAS, Siemens made public today another partnership focused...

Automation World

 •  September 22

Advanced cyber security: HIMA’s HIMax safety controller has been awarded the new cyber security certificate from TÜV Rheinland. The test agency certified the processor and the communications module in accordance with international standards IEC 62443-4-1, IEC 62443-4-2 and ISASecure EDSA 2.0.0. The certificate is based on stringent testing and...

Automation World

 •  August 7

A few weeks ago, the latest cybersecurity ransomware attack—dubbed NotPetya or SortaPetya—affected many companies across the world, including some in the U.S. as well as one of our customers, a global leader in its industry with many facilities across the world. As the trusted system integrator partner for one of its facilities, we were called on...

Automation World

 •  July 21

As cyber threats become more complex, industrial control systems (ICS) are even more vulnerable to attack. To that end, plant floor security can’t be handled the same way as it is in the enterprise where all the IT department may need is a firewall, virus detection software and network monitoring applications. The systems on the manufacturing floor...