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…

Remote workers create demand for remote access of devices

With many nonessential business and industries being asked to close by state and local governments, there has been a massive spike in the amount of Americans working from home. And, while we’re starting to see a number of states begin…

IIoT – empowering the essential to work from anywhere

Right now, across the United States, we’re seeing a large portion of the workforce shifting their usual activities, shedding their commutes and working from home. And for many of those people, that wasn’t a decision that they made themselves, but,…

Now is the time for manufacturers to invest in product portfolios

With nonessential businesses shuttered, travel halted for most Americans and folks being asked to avoid gathering in groups larger than ten, many companies are feeling financial pain. In fact, recent unemployment insurance claims have increased exponentially according to the U.S.…

How cloud-enabled submeters drive green initiatives

Having a solid understanding of an organization’s operations is essential for making impactful change. For example, you can’t figure out how to improve margins if you don’t know what every material, part and process that goes into making your product…

Connected devices – convenience or unchecked cybersecurity challenge?

Over the past year, the Modern Equipment Manufacturer has sat down with representatives from a number of different equipment manufacturers. We’ve interviewed companies in the fire protection industry, lighting companies, companies that make products for the treatment of wastewater, and…

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More connectivity and cybersecurity – what 2020 holds for device manufacturers

In our last article on the Modern Equipment Manufacturer, we sat down with Steve Shaw, VP of Sales and Marketing at Sierra Monitor, to talk about the trends that shaped the equipment and device manufacturing industry in the previous year,…

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Collecting device data and the looming threat of IIoT security concerns – 2019 trends in review

Now that 2020 is underway, it’s time to look back at the major trends that shaped and defined the commercial and industrial device marketplace over the past 12 months. The past year was an exciting one for device manufacturers, who…

AHR organizers on the benefits of HVACaaS and the technologies enabling them

While many people anticipate the holidays because of the gifts, joy and togetherness it brings them with friends and family, the thought leaders and equipment manufacturers in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) industries get excited about the…

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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