Operational technology stories
Salient supply chain advice in wake of Svitzer lockdown news
Supply chains are complex, and disruption involves chain reactions that affect a business, its customers, suppliers, and overall supply chain partners.
Claroty's Team82 uncovers new ABB TotalFlow vulnerability
ABB TotalFlow is used within many large oil and gas utilities worldwide to calculate volume and flow rates for oil and gas, which are critical to electric power manufacturing and distribution.
BeyondTrust Remote Support 22.3 offers new tools for admin
BeyondTrust has released BeyondTrust Remote Support 22.3, introducing new admin capabilities to improve time to value.
Sophos uncovers rampant rise of ransomware in manufacturing
Sophos' new survey report on ransomware in manufacturing and production found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors.
Honeywell launches new suite of data center solutions
Based on the Niagara Framework, the Data Center Suite combines data from both operational technology and information technology infrastructure.
Forescout’s Vedere Labs identifies riskiest connected devices
According to Forescout’s Vedere Labs, the growing number and diversity of connected devices in every industry presents new challenges for organisations.
Why critical infrastructure operators must urgently adopt a Zero Trust cybersecurity posture
Increasing risks created by sophisticated cybercriminals present a significant threat to the systems and services essential to society, including water, energy, transport, food and grocery, and health services.
Best practices for industrial cyber resilience
Operational technology (OT) security is gaining more attention than ever before, but sufficient understanding of what it takes to prevent breaches is still lacking amongst many organisations.
ServiceNow improves operational intelligence with new solutions
"We are helping customers create more resilient, secure, and productive business models, so they can navigate uncertainty with confidence.”
Kaspersky launches operational technology visibility solution
With new EDR functionality in Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity, customers can now gain instant visibility on OT security incidents and run response actions.
Square announces new technology to assist restaurants
Square announces two new products that give restaurant owners the tools they need to increase the efficiency of their operations.
Forescout reveals top vulnerabilities impacting OT vendors
Forescout’s Vedere Labs has disclosed OT: ICEFALL, naming 56 vulnerabilities affecting devices from 10 operational technology vendors.
New survey uncovers critical OT security challenges
While industrial control environments continue to be a target for cyber criminals, there are widespread gaps in industrial security.
Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
Capgemini report shows strong reliance on digital twins
According to a new report by Capgemini Research Institute, 60% of businesses in major sectors rely on digital twins to improve operational performance.
Siemens uses Zscaler to advance digital transformation in OT
Zscaler and Siemens say their new partnership will help customers with Operational Technology infrastructures to accelerate their secure digital transformation goals.
Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
Access4 elevates customer experience with latest release
Access4 has strengthened its SASBOSS provisioning and management platform with the latest iCall Suite call analytics powered by Tollring.
Transforming business operations with broadband push-to-talk service
Are you pressed to meet higher growth targets, needing more business opportunities but hampered by shrinking operational budgets?
Effective vulnerability management in OT environments starts with asset discovery
As cyber adversaries who target industrial facilities continuously pick apart weaknesses in operational technology (OT) environments to orchestrate their attacks, the need grows by the day for enterprises to evolve their OT vulnerability management practices.
Manufacturers struggle to close security gaps as they undergo digital transformation
“Manufacturers face a growing need for security tools to ensure seamless operations and defend themselves against attacks that can cause downtime, financial loss and reputational damage."
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies launch shared solution to stop zero-day attacks
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies have launched a new solution designed to detect known and unknown (zero-day) attacks across the operational technology (OT) environments in commercial buildings.
Business intelligence and analytics top use case of edge computing, IDC finds
"Industries such as manufacturing are already recognising the impact that edge resources are having on operational efficiency and improved product quality."
Ivanti adds capabilities to Velocity framework to support supply chain customers
"Ivanti Velocity connects use case scenarios that centre around inbound and outbound as well as in areas that are beyond the four walls, allowing for operational excellence.”