There's nothing fun about an unscheduled plant shutdown thanks to someone remotely taking control of your plant. This is why industry leaders are now heavily investing in robust security systems.
Manufacturers are not the only ones taking cybersecurity issues seriously, the government is too.
Here at ControlDesign.com, we've gathered a few articles that talk about how and why you should secure industrial networks.
Government, trade organizations and corporate team up to establish uniform best practices for network security.
Don't worry about an isolated cybersecurity attack on your network. Worry about keeping your network safe from the cloud of threats that is out there every second of every day.
When it comes to protecting your network against intruders, you can't afford to fall down on the job.
The 10 Commandments of Industrial Ethernet
This white paper discusses hazards and solutions you should consider when designing and building an industrial Ethernet network.
As external dangers multiply, network security gets more complicated. Better tools and clearer standards can help make secure access easier and safer.
No help for naked turtles - Do not slip up on security. As a plant manager, my first impulse would be to cut all ties with Ethernet-based networking and the Internet.
Effective security has to keep its firewalls up, but it also must track down and eliminate internal menaces.
Find out why corporations have a problem with remote access and cybersecurity.