Archive for Cybersecurity

IoT in Oil and Gas Coming to Houston on September 13th and 14th, Part 2

This is a part 2 of a blog posted ten days in which we indicated that ARC will be attending the 3rd annual IoT in Oil and Gas event being held on September 13th and 14th in Houston. Not only will there likely be lots of great presentations imparting all kinds of interesting and useful […]

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Iot in Oil and Gas Coming to Houston on September 13th and 14th

For anyone following the industrial-iot.com website they will know that we have been beating a loud and somewhat consistent drum about the real business value that we believe IIoT-enabled solutions can provide companies operating in the oil & gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream. We also make every effort to make operators and end […]

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Connectivity Transforms Businesses

The power of connected is evident everywhere.  It is not just about connecting devices and sending data to the Cloud; it is about connecting the right ideas/people; resolving issues before they occur (predictive analytics); safety/cybersecurity – and improving the return on investment (ROI).  I believe that this connectivity seamlessly links technologies, processes and skilled people, […]

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Secure Industrial Networks, not Devices

Industrial IoT applications depend on networks that extend to industrial assets. And network connectivity to an industrial asset is non-trivial regardless of whether the asset is on a factory floor or at a remote location. For both types of assets, network security concerns abound. Last night I listened to a podcast by a supplier (I […]

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Secure by Design for IIoT

Security for Industrial IoT presents a fundamental design challenge. On the one hand, industrial systems were not conceived with Internet connectivity in mind.  On the other hand, companies are now recognizing the value of connecting to their industrial systems, often via the Internet. This raises the question: How to maintain a high level of security […]

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