Tag Archives: cyber security

Yokogawa obtains ISASecure CSA Level 1 certification for ProSafe-RS Safety Instrumented System

Yokogawa has obtained ISASecure CSA Level 1 certification from the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) for its ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system, a product in the OpreX Control and Safety System family. This is the first time a safety instrumented system has obtained this certification. Yokogawa has long emphasised the importance …

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Securing OT systems against cyber-attack

With Smart Manufacturing continuing to merge the worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), the demand for comprehensive security measures to protect OT networks is growing. For a standards-based approach, stakeholders can turn to the IEC 62443 guidelines. David Bean, Solutions Manager at Mitsubishi Electric, looks at the …

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Three cybersecurity tips for SMEs

On February 5, 2021, a hacker initiated a cyberattack on a small water plant in Florida. If successful, the attack would have caused multiple health complications for the 15,000 residents that the plant provides water for. This is just an example of the disastrous consequences of cyberattacks on smaller companies. …

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Endress+Hauser meets highest cyber security standard

IEC 62443-4-1 certification demonstrates product development in line with highest security requirements With its certification, TÜV Rheinland has confirmed that the product development processes and product life cycles at Endress+Hauser meet the IEC 62443-4-1 international industry standard for cyber security. By adhering to this certified guideline, the company ensures that …

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ABB joins forces with Nozomi Networks to strengthen cyber security of industrial infrastructure worldwide

ABB and Nozomi Networks have announced an agreement to jointly address growing demand for improved Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity solutions for energy, process and hybrid industries. As part of its comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio, ABB will integrate Nozomi Networks’ advanced solutions for operational resiliency and real-time network visibility to assist ABB’s …

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Siemens UK is awarded Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification in recognition of high cyber security standards

Siemens UK has been awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification,  a prerequisite for organisations applying for critical national infrastructure (CNI) and defence projects in the United Kingdom. The certification was awarded by ECSC, an independent certifying body for the Cyber Essentials programme, which conducts assessments and reports the outcome …

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Cyberattacks on robots could threaten Industry 4.0

Modern manufacturing relies on interconnected robots to make industry 4.0 a reality. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA sales at automation equipment supplier EU Automation, explains how industrial robots could be hacked and what can be done to mitigate the threat of cybercrime. In recent years, manufacturing companies have invested …

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Mitsubishi Electric and Radiflow cooperation enhances industrial cyber security

Mitsubishi Electric has announced a new collaboration with Radiflow, a leading provider of OT cyber security solutions for industrial automation networks. The collaboration will help businesses leverage state-of-the-art industrial automation solutions within a secure framework. Customers also benefit from a single point of contact to create smart manufacturing solutions with …

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Securing sensitive manufacturing data

There was a time when securing sensitive information was as simple as putting a lock on a filing cabinet. But with the rapid development of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cloud computing technologies, industrial data protection has become much more complex. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA at …

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ABB teams up with Forescout to enhance its cyber security portfolio for customers

According to a recent report by the MIT Technology Review, up to 96% of local industrial control systems are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. To offer its customers further choice and cyber security capabilities, ABB is uniting with Forescout, the leading provider of cyber security solutions for enterprise and industrial operations. The …

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