Security

 

Asset Discovery and Inventory- Why is it so important?

With attention to recent industrial cyber attacks such as the Ukrainian power grid attack in 2015 or the Triton/Trisis Malware attack in 2017, it is becoming more and more important to identify and remediate vulnerabilities in Operational Technology (OT). This

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“Cyber Security is a Guarantee for economic Success”- Interview with Fatih Denizdas

Fatih Denizdas, Head of Automation Cyber Security at Yokogawa Germany, has 25 years of IT and OT expertise with a focus on worldwide Cyber Security projects. Since October 2019, he leads the Automation Cyber Security department in Germany. As a

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7 tips for unbeatable Passwords

Today, 11 February 2020, is Safer Internet Day. This global day of action focuses on the motto “Together for a better Internet”. How can we make the most of the tremendous opportunities that the Internet offers in the course of

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Cyber Security Challenges in the Oil and Gas Industry- An Overview

The modern-day interconnected world is very vulnerable to cyber-attacks and industries are taking more and more countermeasures than ever to safeguard their systems and data. Across industries, companies have been accelerating the countermeasures as well as intensifying the focus on

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Don’t give hackers a chance!

The market for industrial automation systems is highly regulated. It is traditionally not keen on trying new concepts or technologies. Especially for industrial safety systems, where an error or human failure can result in multiple casualties. The networks connecting these

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Safety and the Power of Repetition

A well-known marketing rule is that, on average, you have to come into contact with a message seven times before you decide to buy a product. After all, a message is easily lost between all the stimuli that we have

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Don’t get driven to distraction by Nuisance Alarms- Part One

Nuisance alarms are a symptom of poorly managed alarm systems, they inhibit the effectiveness of Operators and obscure the view of what is really going on – compromising safety and reducing the effectiveness of the alarm system. Yokogawa provides a

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3rd Annual Conference: IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas 2019

Why a Conference about IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas? IoT, Big Data, Cloud:  Every new digitalization technology aims to redefine the Oil & Gas industry and generate new business value. How are Oil & Gas companies navigating

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The Lean and Mean Trap

Have you ever heard of “the lean and mean trap”? Last month I visited a company that manufactures specialty chemicals. We initially discussed the market conditions and the current economic situation of the company. I was not surprised to hear

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