Combating the inherent cybersecurity risks of connected devices

In our last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we sat down with Richard Theron, a Product Manager at cloud gateway solution provider, Sierra Monitor, to talk about how today’s next generation of cloud-enabled devices can allow remote access and…

Cybersecurity and the IIoT

If there is one universal cybersecurity truth, it’s that the Internet is not getting any safer. In fact, it’s quite the opposite – cyberattacks are increasing in frequency, threats are becoming more sophisticated and new malicious actors are emerging to…

How the secure gateway could be a solution for IIoT security

In previous articles on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I dove head-first into the issue of IIoT security. I talked about why malicious actors would possibly want to hack an IIoT device and looked at the increasing sophistication and cooperation that…

OEMs and cyber – it’s time to get serious about IIoT security

In my last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, I took a detailed look at the rise of ransomware and talked about the current cybersecurity threat landscape. I also looked at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and talked about…

Ransomware and IIoT devices – is there really a threat?

The cybersecurity firm, Recorded Future, which tracks cyberattacks on healthcare organizations and government entities, claims that there have been more than 140 ransomware attacks against state and local governments and health care providers in 2019 alone. Those 140+ cyberattacks held…

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