Cybersecurity Viewpoints

ARC has been providing market research on the industrial cybersecurity for many years. Here are some insights on emerging technologies, practices, and processes for enhancing cybersecurity in industrial operations.

 

Feb
28
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

Smart City/Infrastructure End Users Talk Cybersecurity at ARC Forum

The recent ARC Forum in Orlando featured a track on smart city and infrastructure applications where we had two experienced end users share their experiences in justifying and implementing cybersecurity programs in both the smart buildings and water and wastewater application segments.
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 — 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
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
29
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

ARC Forum Cybersecurity Sessions: Today’s End User Challenges

In addition to our cybersecurity workshop sessions on Monday, We will have cybersecurity-related sessions throughout the ARC Forum program that will examine several different issues related to industrial/OT cybersecurity. Our Tuesday afternoon session at 4 PM features discussions from key end users with boots on the ground in industrial cybersecurity, as well as leading cybersecurity suppliers that are implementing solutions and providing threat hunting services.
Jan
28
2019
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

ARC Industry Forum: Management Challenges of Large Cybersecurity Orgs.

In addition to our upcoming ARC Forum cybersecurity workshop sessions on Monday, ARC will have cybersecurity-related sessions throughout the Forum program that will examine several different issues related to industrial/OT cybersecurity. Our Tuesday afternoon session at 2 PM features several great presenters and panelists
Jan
25
2019
Eric Cosman — ARC Report Abstract

Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Cybersecurity Program Against Evolving Cybersecurity Risks

Previous ARC Advisory Group reports have discussed how to define and implement cybersecurity programs based on guidance and requirements available from standards, guidelines, frameworks, and other sources. However, implementation is just the beginning since responding to constantly evolving cybersecurity risks is not a project, but a process.
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