Cisco Industrial Security

May 21, 2018

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Industrial Security and the Art of Defense

Sun Tzu's the Art of War is a famous book known for insights from the Chinese philosopher with a guided focus on leadership, strategy and military theories. While the book...

April 16, 2018

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Industrial System Integrators converge at CSIA

The month of April is a busy month for manufacturing. In Europe, the annual Hannover Messe event kicks off in a few weeks and is one of the largest international...

March 8, 2018

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Coming Soon to a City Near You – Manufacturing Technical Workshops

The month of March ushers in warmer temperature as Spring weather begins to emerge. College basketball season kicks into high gear with March Madness and St. Patrick's day turns everyone...

March 1, 2018

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2018 Cybersecurity Report Spotlights Emerging Threats to OT Environments

Manufacturers saw many interesting developments in the realm of industrial security in 2017. There were tremendous shifts in how to guard against threats with ransomware like WannaCry,...

January 24, 2018

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IIOT – How Ready are You (Really)?

Manufacturing executives all over the world are looking at IIoT/Industry 4.0 (Industrial Internet of Things) as a way to transform their business. They understand the potential of the technology that...

January 10, 2018

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Sun, Sand and Industrial Security

Across the United States, people are defrosting and starting to shovel their way out of January’s  Polar Vortex “bomb cyclone.” Even the state of Florida saw some chillier than usual temperatures. Florida has de-thawed now and next week security professionals from all-over head to South Beach for the annual S4 ICS security conference, January 16-18 […]

November 30, 2017

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2017 Automation Fair Final Thoughts

Another Automation Fair has come and gone, and much like the Houston Astros championship World Series run, the event was a big success with more than 10,000 attendees during the week. The big themes of Connected Plantwide Ethernet (CPWE) architecture, connectivity and security were prominent as well as a lot of discussion around process applications […]

October 30, 2017

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Industrial security: Master your fear of the unknown

When it comes to scary movies, the most terrifying ones are often about the unknown. It’s easy to grasp a frightening ghost, monster, or some lunatic chasing after a group of folks whose van broke down in the wrong town. However, the unknown allows for another level of paranoia because you never know what’s coming […]

October 17, 2017

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Join Us for a Meeting of the Minds and Machines

Next week Cisco will be exhibiting at the 2017 GE Minds + Machines conference in San Francisco (October 25 and 26). Cisco is a platinum sponsor, and if you’ve never attended this conference, it’s one of the premier Industrial IoT (IIoT) events. Topics of discussion will include: IIoT architecture IIoT data management and analytics Industrial control […]