The INSIDER is out! The February issue has stories…

Walt Boyes’ analysis of the ARC Orlando Forum 2018 Videos and commentary from the ARC Press Conference including: –Stratus Technologies –Siemens –Emerson –Honeywell –L&T Technologies –Schneider Electric –OPC and Fieldcomms –Microsoft –Inductive Automation –more Joy Ward on the Human Face … Continued

Emerson Announces DeltaV version 14 and DeltaV Mobile

Press release from @arcforum: Emerson is expanding its Plantweb™ digital ecosystem with today’s launch of DeltaV version 14, a cybersecurity-certified control system designed to deliver new value in capital projects and make plant operations more connected and productive. The latest … Continued

Is Malware the Achilles Heel of the IIoT?

Is Malware the Achilles Heel of the IIoT? By Walt Boyes (Originally published in the December 2017 Industrial Automation and Process Control INSIDER) The big appeal of the Industrial Internet of Things is the potential vast increase of meaningful information … Continued

December 2017 INSIDER discusses cyber-badness

The December 2017 INSIDER has been released. The cover story, “Extreme Badness from Malware and Design Flaws Impact Industry” discusses the two cyber issues impacting the ICS community that surfaced in late December: the Triton Exploit and Spectre and Meltdown. … Continued

Major Cyber Attack on SIS Systems–and we told you so!

The late Bob Adamski didn’t live to see his prediction from the early 2000s come true, but it has. Here are some of the reports: From FireEye, on 12/14/17: Attackers Deploy New ICS Attack Framework “TRITON” and Cause Operational Disruption to Critical … Continued

The INSIDER for August 2017 emailed yesterday!

I’ve been fighting off a flu bug, so it was a few days later than I wanted it to be…but it is out. I will be posting some articles from it throughout the month, but if you want to read … Continued

Vertiv Ranks Most Critical Industries

Vertiv Ranks Most Critical Industries in the World Utilities, mass transit, telecom rank high, cloud and colocation fifth and rising Utilities, including electricity, gas, nuclear power and water treatment, are the most critical industries in the world according to a … Continued