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Feb
14
2019
Ed O'Brien — Company and Product News

Observations from the 2019 ARC Industry Forum

The 2019 ARC Industry Forum was a great success with record attendance by both end users and suppliers.  This year’s event, the 23rd, included attendees from throughout the globe discussing digital transformation topics in asset-intensive and smart industries, cities, and municipalities. 
Feb
20
2019
Mark Sen Gupta — Industry Trends

The Future of Basic Process Control Innovation

Basic process control, what we now call level 2 in the Purdue Enterprise Reference Architecture, has been the basis for successful process manufacturing for decades.  Innovations have moved from mechanical, to electrical, and on to computational.  Currently, the process control innovation has moved further up the architecture leaving changes at level 2 being mostly incremental.
Feb
14
2019
Ed O'Brien — Company and Product News

Observations from the 2019 ARC Industry Forum

The 2019 ARC Industry Forum was a great success with record attendance by both end users and suppliers.  This year’s event, the 23rd, included attendees from throughout the globe discussing digital transformation topics in asset-intensive and smart industries, cities, and municipalities. 
Feb
13
2019
Larry O'Brien — Company and Product News

Nozomi Networks Embeds SCADAguardian Advanced on RUGGEDCOM Platform

This week at the DistribuTECH conference, Nozomi Networks debuted its flagship industrial security and visibility solution as part of Siemens RUGGEDCOM Multi-Service Platforms. Nozomi’s SCADAguardian Advanced Container Edition provides industrial operators and cyber security teams with an embedded solution for real-time cyber security and OT network visibility.
Feb
08
2019
Paul Miller — ARC Report Abstract

Overcoming Barriers to Digital Transformation

As we’ve learned, digital transformation can be a challenging, if necessary, journey.  At each year’s Forum, we learn more about how pioneering companies are overcoming these challenges and the associated operational and business benefits.  This year, one of the key Forum takeaways was that culture, rather than technology, is often one of the major barriers to digital transformation.
Feb
07
2019
Mark Sen Gupta — Company and Product News

Honeywell Introduces Industrial Cybersecurity Solution to Guard Against Malicious USB Device Attacks

Honeywell announced the latest release of Secure Media Exchange (SMX), a cybersecurity solution to protect industrial operators against new and emerging Universal Serial Bus (USB) threats.  SMX now includes patent pending capabilities to protect against a broad range of malicious USB device attacks, which disrupt operations through misuse of legitimate USB functions or unauthorized device actions.
Jan
31
2019
Larry O'Brien — ARC Report Abstract

Safety and Cybersecurity Convergence Goes Beyond Safety Systems

The scope of safety and cybersecurity goes well beyond process safety systems alone.  Across the industrial and infrastructure worlds, an increasing number of end users are adopting more sophisticated strategies for risk management.  This drives closer cooperation and convergence between the safety and cybersecurity disciplines.
Jan
31
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

Do You Have a Security Response Process?

This article further examines how the Security Response Process and the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) processes achieve more than effective responses, they also help prevent and detect security events. Figure 1 shows an example of a typical PSIRT process. 
Jan
18
2019
Smart Cities Team — Industry Trends

IoT and Smart Lighting Platforms: The Dramatic Impacts and Hidden Opportunities of Convergence at the ARC Annual Forum February 4th – 7th Orlando

For over twenty years, ARC Advisory Group has hosted the ARC Industry & City Forum, where over 1000 private and public sector leaders gather to discuss Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and Smart City topics.  In its 2019 Forum, ARC Advisory Group is expanding the Smart Cities track – filling it with thought-provoking talks and discussion on topics that matter to you.  One such session is IoT and Smart Lighting Plat-forms: The Dramatic Impacts and Hidden Opportunities of Convergence.
Jan
18
2019
Smart Cities Team — Industry Trends

Drones for Smart Cities and Industry at the ARC Annual Forum February 4th – 7th Orlando

For over twenty years, ARC Advisory Group has hosted the ARC Industry & City Forum, where over 1,000 private and public sector leaders gather to discuss Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and Smart City topics.  In its 2019 Forum, ARC Advisory Group is expanding the Smart Cities track – filling it with thought-provoking talks and discussion on topics that matter to you.  One such session is Commercial and industrial use of drones for Smart Cities.

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