Protecting IIoT Devices From Cyber Attacks

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Industrial IoT (IIoT) is at the heart of Industry 4.0, facilitating easy connectivity for harnessing and interpreting data, which in turn helps manufacturers tailor their predictive maintenance programmes for greater efficiency. However, with so many systems and devices in different networks, security is becoming a growing concern. There are various motivations for cyberattacks, some focus on data theft (to acquire…

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Embedded But Exposed

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With more and more operational technology systems becoming IoT-enabled, the attack surface for cyberattacks is getting larger. Michael Barrett, Managing Director of Nexus Industrial Memory, discusses threats and solutions. In the world of consumer electronics, the internet of things (IoT) provides authorised users with remote access to a wealth of smart appliances. Similarly, the industrial IoT (IIoT) provides authorised users…

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Cyber Safe Removable Memory Devices

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As Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to challenge our industry it’s important we don’t lower our guard against digital viruses. Michael Barrett, MD of Nexus Industrial Memory, explains how ‘going industrial’ can improve the security of applications that use removable memory devices. Cybersecurity is a growing concern in all sectors and the electronics industry is considered particularly at risk because it comprises…

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Get Your Industrial Memory Up To Form

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Various forms of malware, including the offspring of the Stuxnet worm that was written to hunt for controller hardware, are tailored to transfer via USB drive. Michael Barrett, MD of Nexus Industrial Memory, recommends the use of industrial form factor devices in all instances where the use of removable memory is essential to operations. Removable memory devices are used for…

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