Cisco Industrial Security
Watch now: Top 5 business expansion strategies for system integrators
Earlier this month, I was involved in a webinar in partnership with CSIA and Panduit that focused on system integrators and expanding their business. The system integrator role is evolving from being project-centric into a long-term solutions partner who can help manufacturing clients in critical areas such as: Security considerations on the factory floor IT/OT […]
From motorcycles to manufacturing: Using data as your competitive advantage
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro setting the land speed record on a motorcycle. Munro used a 1920, 1,000 CC Indian motorcycle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to set a record of 184.087 mph—a record that stands unbroken for its class to this very day. He was 68 years old […]
How System Integrators Can Harness the Digital Opportunity
Manufacturing as a culture is data driven, but the industry has been conservative when it comes to factory modernization projects. These projects provide useful data and immense value to operations.
Manufacturers, Here’s What You Need to Know from the 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report
It’s no secret that manufacturers are concerned about security. Recently, Cisco published the 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR), which reflects the changing security landscape for manufacturers and many industries.
Ransomware: First WannaCry, now Nyetya
[Editor’s note] Join us for a webinar hosted by Martin Lee, technical lead on Cisco’s Talos threat research team, to understand the latest in the new malware variant, Nyetya. Webinar will be on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7 am PDT / 3 pm BST / 4 pm CEST. Hear the latest on the attack […]
Industrial applications: What does a successful deployment look like?
I recently took part in a plant tour with a manufacturer in the early days of modernizing its plant floor. Two decades old, this factory had always relied on manual data collection. The team hand-carried operational data back to the office to be correlated and analyzed. Then they would make improvements or address issues they […]
Smart Manufacturing Rises from the Ashes: Campofrio’s La Bureba Factory
Rising from a devastating fire two years ago, Spanish food manufacturer Campofrio’s La Bureba factory has been rebuilt from the ground up to be a state-of the art, innovative, digital food processing facility.
Industrial Security: How IT and OT Meet at the Firewall
To make our manufacturing sector as competitive as possible, we need to address the skills and knowledge gap, and emphasize the need for more flexible training and e-learning options.
Your industrial network doesn’t have to be a scary movie
Another Halloween is upon us, and jack o’lanterns, ghosts, and diabolical clowns are springing up everywhere. October is also National Cybersecurity Month—another reminder that the world can be a frightening place, with sophisticated new attacks on a regular basis.