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Cybersecurity November 28, 2021

On the road to security convergence

Security convergence—that utopian state where two historically distinct security functions, physical and information, come together to work in united peace and harmony to protect people, property, and information.

By Dan Burgoyne
As cybercriminals become more stealthy by using access to internet of things (IoT) devices to eventually breach sensitive data, information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams need to work more closely to prevent attacks. Courtesy: ESD
Cybersecurity August 26, 2021

Cooperation is key to curbing cyber threats

The growing proliferation of connected devices demands a more robust security routine.

By Bryan Bennett
Courtesy: ESD
Cybersecurity August 19, 2021

Ransomware Attack: What Is Your Building Worth to You?

As cybercriminals find increasingly devious ways to infiltrate building systems, facility owners, operators and managers need to invest in better cybersecurity measures.

By Bryan Bennett
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity July 14, 2021

Cybersecurity needs for connected building systems

Connected building systems offer exciting opportunities for the industry, but they also bring cybersecurity risks designers and manufacturers may not expect.

By Wayne Stewart
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Cybersecurity May 20, 2021

Six steps for cyberattack incident response planning

Developing a strong cyberattack incident response plan requires a thorough examination of everything from building a response team to actually testing out the plan and ensuring it works.

By Velta Technology
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity April 15, 2021

How to approach IoT cybersecurity for smart buildings

The Internet of Things (IoT) requires a sound strategy when applying it to smart buildings because of the many different systems that need to be connected.

By Erin Anderson
Courtesy: MediTechSafe
Cybersecurity March 12, 2021

Mitigating OT cybersecurity risks, enforcing best practices

Cybersecurity is becoming a major problem for operational technology (OT) users and can affect people in surprising and unexpected ways. See example and four questions to ask when developing an OT cybersecurity plan.

By MediTechSafe
Cybersecurity March 2, 2021

Introducing Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse

Industrial Cybersecurity Pulse is a new website dedicated to educating and informing engineers about the latest challenges and developments relating to cybersecurity, information/operational technology (IT/OT), the cloud and more. Check it out!

By CFE Media
Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked in selected industries Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 14, 2020

Building automation, oil and gas facilities are top cybersecurity targets

There has been an increase in the percentage of systems attacked in the oil and gas industry as well as the building automation sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
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Cybersecurity March 20, 2020

Remote security working in world of coronavirus

With a large influx of people working remotely due to COVID-19, cybersecurity is becoming a topic of concern for employers and their employees.

By Gregory Hale