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Network Security
Kaspersky launches operational technology visibility solution
This month
With new EDR functionality in Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity, customers can now gain instant visibility on OT security incidents and run response actions.
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Restaurants
Square announces new technology to assist restaurants
This month
Square announces two new products that give restaurant owners the tools they need to increase the efficiency of their operations. 
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Vendor
Forescout reveals top vulnerabilities impacting OT vendors
June 2022
Forescout’s Vedere Labs has disclosed OT: ICEFALL, naming 56 vulnerabilities affecting devices from 10 operational technology vendors.
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Cybersecurity
New survey uncovers critical OT security challenges
June 2022
While industrial control environments continue to be a target for cyber criminals, there are widespread gaps in industrial security.
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Operational technology
Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
June 2022
Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
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Sustainable IT
Capgemini report shows strong reliance on digital twins
June 2022
According to a new report by Capgemini Research Institute, 60% of businesses in major sectors rely on digital twins to improve operational performance.
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Digital Transformation
Siemens uses Zscaler to advance digital transformation in OT
May 2022
Zscaler and Siemens say their new partnership will help customers with Operational Technology infrastructures to accelerate their secure digital transformation goals.
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Privileged Access Management
Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
April 2022
Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
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Customer experience
Access4 elevates customer experience with latest release
April 2022
Access4 has strengthened its SASBOSS provisioning and management platform with the latest iCall Suite call analytics powered by Tollring.
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Motorola
Transforming business operations with broadband push-to-talk service
March 2022
Are you pressed to meet higher growth targets, needing more business opportunities but hampered by shrinking operational budgets?
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Cybersecurity
Effective vulnerability management in OT environments starts with asset discovery
January 2022
As cyber adversaries who target industrial facilities continuously pick apart weaknesses in operational technology (OT) environments to orchestrate their attacks, the need grows by the day for enterprises to evolve their OT vulnerability management practices.
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Business Intelligence
Business intelligence and analytics top use case of edge computing, IDC finds
January 2022
"Industries such as manufacturing are already recognising the impact that edge resources are having on operational efficiency and improved product quality."
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Cybersecurity
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies launch shared solution to stop zero-day attacks
January 2022
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies have launched a new solution designed to detect known and unknown (zero-day) attacks across the operational technology (OT) environments in commercial buildings.
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Cloud
Manufacturers struggle to close security gaps as they undergo digital transformation
January 2022
“Manufacturers face a growing need for security tools to ensure seamless operations and defend themselves against attacks that can cause downtime, financial loss and reputational damage."
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Supply chain
Ivanti adds capabilities to Velocity framework to support supply chain customers
December 2021
"Ivanti Velocity connects use case scenarios that centre around inbound and outbound as well as in areas that are beyond the four walls, allowing for operational excellence.”
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Cybersecurity
What is OT security and how does it differ from IT security?
November 2021
Let’s consider what OT is, its relationship with IT, and the common problems people experience in working with it.
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Cloud
TIBCO rolls out analytics and data science innovations
October 2021
“We designed all our latest enhancements to be immersive, smart, and real time, with an ongoing mission to help everyone leverage the limitless power of data, yielding insights at the speed of thought.”
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Operational technology
OT vulnerabilities grew significantly in 2021 — report
October 2021
The spike in new threats is putting vital critical infrastructure at risk, according to Skybox Security.
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Technology partnerships
Siemens and Zscaler partner to bring zero trust to operational tech
September 2021
"Together, Siemens and Zscaler are now bringing the benefits of zero trust to OT environments, thereby increasing control and protection mechanisms for all technology assets, including in production environments."
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Cybersecurity
Forescout uncovers 14 major OT vulnerabilities, impacting millions of critical infrastructure devices
August 2021
Forescout Research Labs and JFrog Security Research have disclosed a set of 14 new vulnerabilities affecting operational technology (OT) devices.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber attackers will have weaponised operational technology environments to harm or kill humans - Gartner
July 2021
"Security and risk management leaders should be more concerned about real world hazards to humans and the environment, rather than information theft."
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Industrial IoT
New release from Claroty looks to improve industrial network security
June 2021
Claroty Edge equips customers to discover a complete OT, IoT, and IIoT global asset inventory, as well as identify and manage the vulnerabilities and risks affecting those assets.
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Cloud
Fortinet appoints new director of operation technology for A/NZ
January 2021
Fortinet has appointed a new director of operational technology (OT) solutions in a bid to extend offerings to Australian and New Zealand customers.
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Information Technology
IntegrationWorks launches OT to IT networks connector
January 2021
PI Historian on MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform connects operational technology networks with information technology networks.