Archive for the ‘Cyber-Security’ Category

Cybersecurity Guidance at ConnectedPlant Conference

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power on Monday, February 26th, 2018. No comments yet
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This week, the ConnectedPlant conference is being held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The conference is focused for professionals in the chemicals and power industries who are leading digital transformations in their organizations. The focus includes: …actionable information and strategies to maximize the use of data, analytics, and related technology to drive efficiency improvements, preventative and […]

IIoT Cybersecurity Frameworks and Standards

Posted in Cyber-Security, Wireless on Monday, February 12th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 ARC Industry Forum, cybersecurity was the focus of the Monday sessions. In a session, IIoT Cybersecurity Frameworks & Standards, Emerson’s Eric Braun joined a panel with other industry participants. Here was the session description: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) spans a wide range of products used to control and monitor industrial […]

Cybersecurity Planning and Preparation

Posted in Cyber-Security on Monday, November 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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A digital transformation is well underway with many manufacturers striving to improve safety, reliability, efficiency, emissions and/or throughput. The Industrial Internet of Things is making it possible to monitor more areas of the production operations than was possible in a fully-wired technology era. A strong cybersecurity program must go hand in hand with this digital […]

Successfully Addressing NERC CIP Cybersecurity Standards

Posted in Cyber-Security, Power on Friday, October 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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The power industry is perhaps the furthest along in hardening their cybersecurity defenses due to the work of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) on the critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity standards—now at version 6. In a Power magazine article, Tackling NERC CIP and Cybersecurity at America’s Largest Gas-fired Cogeneration Plant, this electrical energy […]

Driving Sustainable Cybersecurity Programs

Posted in Cyber-Security on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017. No comments yet
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EnergySec is a consortium with the mission, “…to support energy sector organizations with the security of their critical technology infrastructures.” Their EnergySec Summit 2017 is happening this week. The focus of this conference is: Defining and developing strategies to strengthen critical infrastructure protection programs Learning the details about the latest standards (e.g, AMI Security, NERC […]