Cyber Safety: How MSA FieldServer Strengthened Security

We’ve gotta hand it to cybercriminals. They’re masterful at finding operational vulnerabilities. They’re genius at exploiting network weaknesses. And they’ve proved that even a seemingly innocuous building automation system (BAS)...
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How (and Why) to Secure Your Cloud Interface with OpenVPN

Don’t let the name fool you. OpenVPN is anything but. OpenVPN is the name of an award-winning VPN solution. OpenVPN is a virtual private network system that implements techniques to...

Helping OEM Engineers Enhance Building Equipment Cyber Security

The importance of Internet and cloud security can’t be understated when it comes to designing, owning and managing today’s large commercial buildings, institutional facilities, entertainment complexes and industrial plants. The

Cybersecurity and the IIoT

Cyber criminals are becoming smarter and more creative, always keeping up with changes in technology. Click here to download the eBook “Cybersecurity and the IIoT – how equipment manufacturers can protect device data in an increasingly insecure cyber landscape.” discusses the threats facing equipment manufacturers and smart, actionable steps to take to secure your and your customer’s equipment.

Combating the inherent cybersecurity risks of connected devices

The second part of our conversation with Sierra Monitor Product Manager, Richard Theron, we discuss how the interconnection of commercial and industrial devices bring with it some very real cybersecurity risks. Read our conversation to learn more about the threats and the solutions for OEMs and customers.

How the secure gateway could be a solution for IIoT security

If you are very good at building a boiler, you may not be as experienced in building a cybersecurity response plan. There are experts that have as much knowledge as you have about your equipment about cybersecurity, that you can partner with to ensure you shore up your vulnerabilities. Read more about these potential partnership in this blog post.

OEMs and cyber – it’s time to get serious about IIoT security

The fact is, commercial and industrial equipment manufacturers recognize that connecting devices is a huge opportunity to grow their business and take their devices to the next level. But that opportunity also opens their and their customers’ equipment at risk of cyber attack. This may be new territory, but is one that OEMs can tackle. Read our blog post to learn how.

Ransomware and IIoT devices – is there really a threat?

As cyber criminals become more savvy and creative, they are targeting larger institutions, so they can extort as much money as quickly as possible. This is a growing concern for people that rely on industrial and commercial equipment in their day to day business. Because this is a concern for their customers, this is a concern for OEMs. Are the doors that connectivity opens for data-driven analysis and preventative maintenance being kept open for potentially harmful criminals?