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 Infrastructure And on 12/15, New TRITON ICS Malware is Bold and Important Bob and I, and Joe Weiss, have been continuously … [Read more...] about Major Cyber Attack on SIS Systems–and we told you so!
Oil and Gas
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) and KBC a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841), announced a preferred partnership that will provide a combination of process simulation, asset performance management and operational software solutions to the oil and gas industry. Leveraging GE’s Predix, the platform for the industrial internet, to … [Read more...] about GE-Baker Hughes and Yokogawa-KBC are partners
After failing twice to consummate the deal, Schneider Electric announced on September 5 that they had done the deal-- again. Britain's Aveva Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to combine with Schneider Electric's software business to create a London-listed leader in industrial software worth more than 3 billion pounds ($3.88 billion). France's Schneider will take a 60 percent … [Read more...] about Third time may be the charm! Schneider does the Aveva deal– Again!
HONEYWELL INTRODUCES REAL-TIME SCADA AS A SECURE AND SCALABLE SERVICE Experion Elevate provides a cloud-based solution that minimizes hardware, software and maintenance requirements In a recognition of the inescapable march of software and supervisory control strategies to the Cloud, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) today announced the launch of Experion Elevate, … [Read more...] about New Honeywell SCADA in the Cloud
Vimal Kapur and Jason Urso (now returned to his duties as Chief Technology Officer) laid down a challenge for other vendors today by stating that the control system was going to the cloud-- it is inevitable, Urso said, and is already happening with some SCADA functionality. This will lead to what they boldly called, "The Last Migration." All the large automation companies have … [Read more...] about Honeywell pitches a change-up at HUG