The CISO’s evolving role: How digitalisation is bringing the fight to industrial security threats

It’s no longer a question of whether your business will be attacked, but rather when it will be attacked. Cyber attacks, particularly those on public sector and utility businesses, are now a regular, often daily occurrence.

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Rockwell Automation and PTC launch collaborative offering to drive digital transformation across industrial enterprises

Rockwell Automation and PTC announced that they have launched FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC, a software suite that enables companies to optimise their industrial operations and enhance productivity by providing decision makers with improved data and insights.

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Scandit raises US$30mn to bring IoT to everyday objects via computer vision and augmented reality

Scandit, an enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, has raised US$30 million (€25.71 million) in Series B funding. The funding round was led by GV, with participation from NGP Capital and existing investor Atomico, among others.

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Security professionals working together to defend against rising cyber threats in energy

The idea of cyber-attacks causing severe physical damage to power plants and oil refineries is no longer a hypothetical for the screenplays; in today’s world, it’s the subject of real news headlines.

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Hexagon announces Xalt, a radical new approach for harnessing the untapped potential of IoT data

Hexagon AB, a provider of digital solutions, announced Xalt, a new framework for accelerating digital transformation – fast-tracking a customer’s ability to fully leverage IoT data. The goal of Xalt is to create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE),

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TÜV Rheinland launches global industrial Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence in Kuala Lumpur

TÜV Rheinland has launched its global Industrial Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CoE) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Centre of Excellence will address the cybersecurity needs of its industrial clients such as manufacturing companies, plant operators, energy and utility companies, transportation and transit system operators to secure their operational technology landscape.

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Tenable unveils industry’s first cyber exposure benchmarking solution

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, unveiled Tenable.io™ Lumin, a new Tenable.io application that for the first time empowers CISOs to confidently visualise, analyse and measure their organisation’s Cyber Exposure.

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Hyperconvergence and computation at the edge: Part 3

The adoption of edge and fog computing models is enabling enhanced efficiency, says Bob Emmerson. Data is generated at the edge and bringing processing power close to the source generates real-time information on which informed decisions and actions can be taken.

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Hyperconvergence and secondary storage: Part 2

Hyperconverged secondary storage looks set to play a pivotal role in enterprise IoT environments. It allows enterprises to better manage the increasing amount of data created by devices.

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Enterprises risk all in massive IoT and OT security compliance time bomb

ForeScout Technologies, an Internet of Things (IoT) security company, revealed new findings about the impact IoT and operational technology (OT) are having on organisations and the cybersecurity dilemmas they are causing within security and LoB teams.

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GE Digital unveils industrial software solutions to help customers execute complete asset strategy, accelerating digital transformation

GE unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy.

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mPrest to deliver smart city application with Israel’s Bezeq

mPrest, a global provider of mission-critical monitoring and control software for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced a collaboration with Bezeq, Israel’s largest telecom provider, to deliver a Smart City / Smart Campus software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering.

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Business transformation: Products transform into services, services enable the outcome economy

The outcome economy is based on the outcomes, the results of products or services that are marketed to customers, rather than that of their face value. It represents a significant shift from competing through selling products and services, to competing on the delivery of measurable results that are important to the customer.

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Oberthur Technology’s eSIM chosen to connect Huawei Watch 2

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a global provider of embedded security software products and services, announced that Huawei has chosen OT for the worldwide deployment of OT’s DakOTa v4.0, the first eSIM (embedded SIM) compliant with GSMA Phase II standards in their newly launched Huawei Watch 2.

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Machines as an IoT service

IoT solutions for the industrial manufacturers will typically employ services such as remote management, OTA software updates, preventative and predictive maintenance as well as the ability to integrate operational information with the company’s enterprise systems.

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Building change in the construction industry

The IoT era looks set to bring significant changes to industries which have, typically, been slower to embrace disruptive technologies. One such sector is construction, in which IoT technologies have the potential to not only improve efficiencies at key stages of the design and build of structures,

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