Tag "Malware"

Safety needs friends… (Part 2/2)

As we have seen in part 1 of this article, there are processes that cause a system’s performance to (prematurely) deteriorate or that the system can no longer fulfil its purpose. As we will see, these processes are not so different for cars (part 1) and safety systems in the process industry. However, there is a big difference in the rules and regulations during operation. We drivers have a bit of the “main inspection” and perhaps the “inspection booklet” of the manufacturer on our backs. Otherwise the legislator more or less leaves it to us to admonish to be on the road with a “safe” vehicle. This is quite different with regard to safety in the process industry. There is a multitude of laws, rules etc. that must be observed.

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Interview with IMK Manager IA Services Fatma Evren

International Women’s Day was a few weeks ago. Nevertheless, we would like to take this opportunity to introduce one of our employees and see what she and the industry are up to. A lot has changed for the better over the years. But what about women working in traditionally male-dominated fields like the process industry? Has their situation really changed as radically as we imagine? And how have the changes impacted on Yokogawa?

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Safety needs friends… (Part 1)

Security needs friends, because it has enemies! Also in the process industry. The example “Car” in part 1 of our new #Series tells you which enemies safety has!

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May we invite you to lunch? And the unsuspecting colleague foots the bill…

Everyone knows the principle: Scanning a QR or barcode via smartphone can make many everyday processes easier – for example, when entering the cinema, checking in on an aircraft or paying for a flight. But this convenient technology also harbours security risks – a remarkable example from everyday life.

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“Meltdown” and “Spectre” – Vulnerabilities in processors!

Security vulnerabilities in processors or Central Processing Units (CPUs) called Meltdown and Spectre are considered serious by security experts. Read here what you need to know about the incidents and what Yokogawa is doing!

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Plant security – perfect-fit protection for your crown jewels

Plant Security describes the combination of functional security and cyber security to ensure comprehensive protection. The focus is on protecting the IT of industrial plants against cyber attacks.

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Is my house or plant attractive to criminals? (Part 2)

Especially during the holiday weeks the risk of break-ins increases. Because while we are on holiday, the burglars can get to work in peace and quiet. However – and here lies one of the decisive similarities with Plant Security – with the help of modern security instruments and sensitive, forward-looking behaviour, this danger can be greatly minimised.

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A stable foundation for the digital future of plants

Digitisation offers great opportunities for industry, that is no secret. This makes it all the more important to place your plant on a secure foundation.
Against this background, network and system security in industrial process control systems are important factors. Keyword: Plant Security.

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Digitalization is changing our lives

The innovation potential of digitalization and its digital technologies is endless – especially with regard to Synaptic Business Automation. With the entrepreneurial innovation mindset and methodologies such as the SBA, many ideas can be found and implemented. Against this background, it is of course indispensable that the security foundation is laid in digital terms – keyword: plant security.

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6 tips for secure passwords

We’ll give you 6 tips to make your passwords safe and one extra tip on how to remember complex passwords easily.

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