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Cyber Security

Control System Cybersecurity in Action
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Control System Cybersecurity in Action

Dow Corning and DuPont share the outlines of their cybersecurity approaches at Siemens Automation Summit 2014.
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FFRI's FFR Raven for ICS is approved as a cybersecurity test tool.
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New Test Tool Certified for ISASecure Industrial Control Systems

FFR Raven for ICS joins other cybersecurity tools approved as a CRT (Communication Robustness Testing) tool by the ISA Security Compliance Institute.
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What Are You Doing About Cybersecurity?

If you think it can’t happen to you, think again. Survey finds that almost 70 percent of respondents have faced at least one security breach in the past year, and yet they’re still not doing much about it.
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3 Tips for Safe and Effective Virtualization
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3 Tips for Safe and Effective Virtualization

Like most technology advances, some risks come with the benefits of virtualization. Here are three tried and true tips for protecting your systems as you adopt virtualization.
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Control System Security Lessons from Boeing
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Control System Security Lessons from Boeing

Virtual Presentation: An insider's look into Boeing's development of best practices for securing industrial control systems in the face of increasing use of remote access technologies.
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How Good Are Your Networks?

Consider not only your automation network that carries information between devices and control systems, but also your personal network that shares best practices and lessons learned.
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Belden: Advanced Cyber Security Toolkit

Tofino Enforcer software development kit brings next generation security to SCADA networks.
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ABB Expands System 800xA DCS Capabilities

The sixth generation of ABB’s flagship distributed control system enhances security, and supports upgrades on older platforms like Windows XP.
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Siemens and McAfee Extend Security Partnership
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Siemens and McAfee Extend Security Partnership

McAfee products ranging from a next generation firewall to global threat intelligence will be incorporated into Siemens Industrial Security services offering.
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New Venture Capital Fund Targets Potential Disruptors
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New Venture Capital Fund Targets Potential Disruptors

Adding a new dimension to its investment strategy, Siemens launches a venture capital fund to invest in early stage technology start-ups.
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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework
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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework

Following President Obama’s executive order and presidential policy directive on cybersecurity in February 2013, NIST has formally announced the initial version of the Framework for Improving Critical
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Four IT Standards You Should Understand

Imagine a world without electrical standards, such as 110 V at 60 Hz, or 220 V at 50 Hz, or a world where every phone had a different type of connection and required a different type of switchboard.
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In Search of State-of-the-Art Networks

As industrial networks mature, plant managers are considering upgrades and improvements to support safety applications, improve efficiency and productivity, allow better access, and make facilities cybersecure.
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The Need for Gigabit Cybersecurity
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The Need for Gigabit Cybersecurity

Much of the discussion around gigabit network speeds has focused on high-speed motion control applications.
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Five Steps to Achieve Defense-in-Depth

Take these actions to establish and maintain industrial security capabilities.
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