Cybersecurity Viewpoints

ARC has been providing market research on the industrial cybersecurity for many years. Here are some insights on emerging technologies, practices, and processes for enhancing cybersecurity in industrial operations.

 

Jan
03
2020
Craig Resnick and Paul Miller — ARC Report Abstract

Key Technology Trends for 2020

Overview

Astute readers will observe that this year’s “Key Technology Trends” report builds on many of the same trends ARC Advisory Group discussed in

Dec
20
2019
Larry O'Brien — Technology Trends

Cybersecurity for Rural Communities is Often Neglected

It is often forgotten that North American rural communities have the same cybersecurity challenges as large cities.  Cyber-attacks, most frequently in the form of ransomware, made big headlines when they affected cities like Atlanta and Baltimore.  The Atlanta attack, for example, disrupted many key city services.  Various sources report the total cost of that attack at between $12 million and $17 million.  While attacks on large US cities have had significant financial and operational impact, these same kinds of attacks, on a much smaller scale, can have a much more significant impact on smaller, more rural communities.
Dec
13
2019
Larry O'Brien — Acquisition or Partnership

Fortinet Acquires SOAR Provider CyberSponse

Fortinet announced that it has completed the acquisition of CyberSponse, a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider.
Dec
13
2019
Eric Cosman — ARC Report Abstract

Who Is Accountable for Safety Systems’ Cybersecurity?

There has been considerable debate about the appropriate level of connectivity (if any) between safety instrumented systems (SIS) and basic process control systems (BPCS), most recently with respect to Who Is Accountable for Safety Systems’ Cybersecurity.
Dec
05
2019
Bob Gill — Industry Trends

Revealing Digital Journeys at Asian Downstream Summit

The 12th edition of the annual refining & petrochemicals themed conference and exhibition in Singapore saw Asian Downstream Summit continue its evolution from a primarily plant process equipment focused event to one with a strong digital technology and transformatio

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