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Check out our blogs where we offer our advice and experience on relevant topics to help you improve your OT systems.

Improving Cybersecurity Resilience

The first thought most people have when it comes to industrial, or OT, cybersecurity relates to the controls that should be implemented to secure a system. Examples include two-factor authentication (2FA), tightened firewall rules, zone-and-conduit segregation, limited user access, patching, anti-virus, or any other system change to improve cyber posture. Many cyber experts, however, are suggesting that this is not enough. To truly address risk, we must think instead in terms of resiliency.

Don't Let Your Remote Access Platform Be Your Cybersecurity Weakness

Today, many critical infrastructure facilities, such as water and sewage treatment plants, have...

Systems Integrators: A Key Resource for Helping Vendors Execute and Support MES Platforms

Recently, Gartner released its 2021 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), a...

Strengthening your Cyber Security through Role-Based Access Control

Industry has come a long way from the days where the only security was physical security. In a...

Spaghetti Code: How to Avoid Getting Lost in the Sauce

When I look at a strand of spaghetti on my plate, I really cannot figure out where it started or...

Modernizing Your Control System? Consider These Four Benefits of Simultaneously Developing a Digital Twin

By definition, a digital twin is a digital representation of a physical object or system. While...

On-Demand Webinar: A Case Study in Efficiency Optimization through MES

Like many large-scale manufacturers, when building their new production facility as part of a...

Six Strategies for Hardening New OT PCs

Most manufacturing organizations understand the importance of implementing cybersecurity...

Optimizing Production and Enhancing Product Quality for Contract Pharmacal Corp.

As operations continued to grow, Contract Pharmacal Corp. (CPC) – a manufacturer of premium...

Webinar: Using the TrakSYS Platform to Optimize Production and Enhance Product Quality

Contract Pharmacal Corp. (CPC) – a manufacturer of premium pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter...