A practical approach to ICS cybersecurity

Does ICS cybersecurity have to be complicated? In theory, yes, but in practice, no Industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity can be intimidating. The stakes are high, and the technology is sophisticated. Ask any industrial cybersecurity expert about it, and you … Continued

Cybersecurity, protecting operational technology

Cybersecurity incidents will have serious ramifications if today’s workforce is not better trained to deal with them. The Automation Federation (AF) thinks this issue is even more acute in the operational technology (OT) world. Despite widespread awareness of cybersecurity issues … Continued

Wake-Up Call To Revisit ICS Cybersecurity Measures

The WannaCry ransomware malware broke onto the world scene on Friday May 12, 2017 when it infected over 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. Thankfully, the impact on critical infrastructure and manufacturing systems was relatively low. While WannaCry’s spread … Continued

Cyber Security Life Cycle Management

Cyber crimes continue to rise for organizations Cyber crime cost varies by organizational size All industries fall victim to cybercrime, but to different degrees The most costly cyber crimes are those caused by malicious insiders, denial of services and web-based … Continued

Industrial IoT/Industrie 4.0 Viewpoints

How will ICS cybersecurity standards be impacted by IIoT? There has been quite a bit of discussion and speculation about the potential impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) on the development, deployment, and operation of industrial control systems … Continued

ISA lanceert Cybersecurity-expertprogramma

Cybercrime snelst groeiende vorm criminaliteit Cybercriminaliteit is een van de snelst groeiende vormen van criminaliteit. Recent onderzoek wijst uit dat de wereldwijde omzet van cybercriminaliteit gelijk is aan die van de omzet in de drugshandel. En we zijn nog maar … Continued

Automation Instrumentation Summit

Technologies + Competence + Experience + Creativity = Better Future! 5-6 July Italy MORE INFORMATIE The Automation Instrumentation Summit ®  will take place in Castello Belgioioso PV near Milano, Italy on 5-6 July 2017. The worldwide recession can become an … Continued

ISA/IEC 62443 (ISA-99)

The ISA-99/IEC 62443 standard is the worldwide standard for security of the Industrial Control Systems in the Operational Technology (OT) domain of organizations. The standard was created by the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org), a leading worldwide nonprofit organization. The standard … Continued