Industrial Security Reference Architectures


October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). During the month of October we will highlight cybersecurity tips to help make you more cyber aware. Design Considerations for Securing Industrial Automation Networks Rockwell Automation has collaborated with Cisco to develop Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) Architectures to provide education, design guidance, and best practices. These documents provide … Continue reading Industrial Security Reference Architectures

Allen-Bradley Motor Controller Adds Integrated Safety to Help Protect People, Plants and Machines


Manufacturers can now install more of their control hardware on machines instead of in cabinets to simplify their production environments. The new Allen-Bradley ArmorStart ST distributed motor controllers with integrated safety can be mounted directly on a machine, allowing users to implement functional safety with fewer components. The ArmorStart ST with integrated safety is the first networked … Continue reading Allen-Bradley Motor Controller Adds Integrated Safety to Help Protect People, Plants and Machines

Rockwell Automation Patch Management Program


October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). During the month of October we will highlight cybersecurity tips to help make you more cyber aware. Keep Your Systems Current Patch management qualification programs should include policies, processes, and procedures to help ensure safety, security, and operational integrity of industrial control products and systems. Microsoft releases a … Continue reading Rockwell Automation Patch Management Program