OT (operational technology) cybersecurity is competing with all other company priorities in terms of funding and backing, and too often leadership teams lack deep technical expertise. From the OT cybersecurity executive sponsor’s view within an organization, a significant challenge is weeding through technical detail to determine the criticality or importance of a technology investment.
Today we hear a lot in the news about cybersecurity and data breaches from big companies like Google, and Uber and Facebook. But cyber threats effect companies of all sizes.
It’s no secret that the frequency and cost of data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, and that hacker’s tactics are rapidly evolving. In fact, in a 2018 Security Study, it was found that 100 per cent of the companies surveyed had experienced a cyberattack, suffering an average of 12.5 breaches per year, while spending as much as $5.8 million to recover.
Emerson and Dragos, Inc., developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cybersecurity asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed a global agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets.
Research Triangle Park, NC-based ISA, a global professional society comprised of automation engineers and technicians, has entered into an agreement with The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) to facilitate cybersecurity testing of prototype O-PAS compliant components.
exida, LLC announced that it has assessed the Honeywell ISA100 Wireless Device Manager model WDMY version R320 and certified that it meets requirements for the ISASecure EDSA certification level 1.
The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) has announced that Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls has joined the ISA Security Compliance Institute as a strategic level member.
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